Information about French Polynesia
Population: 268 270 inhab. (2012)
Capital: Papeete 25 769 inhab. (2012)
Official Languages: french, tahitian
Main cities: Faaa, Papeete, Punaauia, Pirae, Mahina, Paea, Papao, Arue, Afaahit
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of French Polynesia in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to French Polynesia, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in French Polynesia - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial PracticesCurrency: Franco CFP (F, XPF)
Time Zone: UTC -10 e -9:30
Vaccination data up to july 2012:
- Obligatory vaccines: None
- Recommended vaccines: Tetanus-diphtheria, Hepatitis A, MMR vaccine.