French PolynesiaFrench Polynesia
French overseas territory in the South Pacific, consisting principally of five archipelagoes: 1,609 sq mi (4,167 sq km); cap. Papeete
formerly called French (Settlements in) Oceania
A French overseas territory in the south-central Pacific Ocean comprising some 120 islands, including the Society, Marquesas, and Austral islands and the Tuamotu archipelago. Papeete, on the island of Tahiti, is the capital.
- An overseas territory of France in Oceania. Official name: Territory of French Polynesia.