Papeete
in Îles du Vent, French Polynesia

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-17.537 and -149.566 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -17° 32' 14" and W -149° 33' 59"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - XPF
Spoken languages:
French, Tahitian
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 02:49 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Pacific/Tahiti
UTC/GMT offset: -9 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:17 am and 6:28 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
18.133 and 30.767 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Abu Qussi
References
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Delve into Papeete

Papeete in Îles du Vent with it's 26,357 habitants is located in French Polynesia. It's the capital of this country.

Current time in Papeete is now 02:49 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Tahiti with an UTC offset of -10 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Papeete. The closest airport in French Polynesia is Faa'a International Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Uturoa, , , and . To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

InterContinental Hotels RESORT TAHITI

Address
0,3 mi
PO Box 6014
98702 FAAA
French Polynesia

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Le Tahaa Island Resort and Sp

Address
4,7 mi
TAHAA ROAD BP 67
98733 Tahaa
French Polynesia

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Sofitel Tahiti Maeva Beach Resort

Address
4,2 mi
BP 60008 Tahiti
98702 FAA'A
French Polynesia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


TAHITI PEARL BEACH RESORT

Address
4,2 mi
LAFAYETTE BEACH PK7 BP 14706
98701 Arue
French Polynesia

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


HTL THE BRANDO - TETIAROA PVT ISLAND

Address
3,6 mi
1 TETIAROA PRIVATE ISLAND
98701 ARUE
French Polynesia

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 83 °F

Morning Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 0%
Air Pressure 1019.4 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 46% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Friday, 14th of December 2018

29°C (84 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Saturday, 15th of December 2018

30°C (85 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

On cause TEDx Papeete avec Natalia Germain

Published: December 11, 2013
Length: 37:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: agence dunumerique

Autour du thème "Faire changer les choses autour de soi, en s'engageant" développé lors du TEDx Papeete du 7 décembre 2013, Natalia Germain répond aux questions des internautes.


Tahiti Vacation 2014 - Pape'ete

Published: December 06, 2014
Length: 22:55 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ruben Ibarrola

Tahiti Vacation 2014 - Pape'ete.


On cause TEDx Papeete avec Hinano Guérin

Published: January 09, 2014
Length: 01:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: agence dunumerique

Autour du thème "Comment communiquer dans la Chine d'aujourd'hui ?" développé lors du TEDx Papeete du 7 décembre 2013, Hinano Guérin répond aux questions des internautes.


PAPEETE A TU / DANSE DES LIONS

Published: February 16, 2014
Length: 42:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: PAPEETE a Tū

Samedi 15 Février 2014, en préambule de notre séminaire, les lions ont dansé dans notre permanence sise rue Colette/Papeete, chassant ainsi le mauvais esprit.


On cause TEDx Papeete avec Hervé Lallemant

Published: December 13, 2013
Length: 34:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: agence dunumerique

Autour du thème "Qu'est-ce que les réfugiés climatiques ?" développé lors du TEDx Papeete du 7 décembre 2013, Hervé Lallemant répond aux questions des internautes.


from Papeete to Punaauia

Published: October 28, 2007
Length: 20:37 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Rinsho TABATA

Sept. 2007 Tahiti - Polynésie Française.


On cause TEDx Papeete avec Mizaël Faucon

Published: December 19, 2013
Length: 51:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: agence dunumerique

Autour du thème "Agir ensemble pour changer dans un monde en pleine évolution" développé lors du TEDx Papeete du 7 décembre 2013, Mizaël Faucon répond aux questions des internautes.


tahiti et le Queen Elizabeth pour une prémière à Papeete

Published: March 01, 2013
Length: 55:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: vahinetane c


Appart Papeete

Published: February 08, 2009
Length: 58:36 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: lacambrousse

Appartement Papeete, Immeuble Singere.


Incendie à Papeete

Published: November 22, 2012
Length: 30:20 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Hituputoka Teiki

Quelle scandale après la maison du sénateur Gaston Flosse nous avions un nouveau scénario à Tahiti plus précisément à PAPEETE.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

French Polynesia

French Polynesia is an overseas country (pays d'outre-mer) of the French Republic. It is made up of several groups of Polynesian islands, the most famous island being Tahiti in the Society Islands group, which is also the most populous island and the seat of the capital of the territory. Although not an integral part of its territory, Clipperton Island was administered from French Polynesia until 2007.

Located at -17.5333, -149.567 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
French Polynesia, Island countries, Special territories of the European Union, Overseas departments, collectivities and territories of France, French-speaking countries, European colonisation in Oceania, Polynesia, States and territories established in 1842

Tahiti

Tahiti is the largest island in the Windward group of French Polynesia, located in the archipelago of the Society Islands in the southern Pacific Ocean. It is the economic, cultural and political centre of French Polynesia. The island was formed from volcanic activity and is high and mountainous with surrounding coral reefs. The population is 178,133 (2007 census), making it the most populous island of French Polynesia and accounting for 68.6% of the group's total population.

Located at -17.6667, -149.417 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Tahiti

Stade Pater Te Hono Nui

Stade Pater is a multi-use stadium in Pirae, Tahiti, in French Polynesia. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 10,000.

Located at -17.54, -149.552 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in French Polynesia, National stadiums, Sport in Tahiti

Notre Dame Cathedral, Papeete

Notre Dame Cathedral (French: Cathédrale de Papeete Notre-Dame de L'Immaculée Conception) is a late 19th century church that serves as the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Papeete. It is located close to the waterfront esplanade of the the capital city on the rue du Général de Gaulle. The construction of the cathedral began in the middle of the 19th century and it opened in 1875.

Located at -17.5403, -149.567 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Tahiti, Papeete, Places of worship in French Polynesia, Cathedrals in France, Roman Catholic Church in French Polynesia, Religious buildings completed in 1875, 19th-century church buildings

Pan Am Flight 816

Flight PA 816 was an international flight from Auckland, New Zealand, to Los Angeles, United States, via Tahiti, French Polynesia. It was operated by a Pan Am Boeing 707-321B bearing the registration N417PA and named Clipper Winged Racer. On July 22, 1973, at 10:06 P.M. local time, the Boeing 707 took off from Faa'a International Airport in Papeete. Thirty seconds after takeoff, the airliner carrying 79 passengers and crew crashed into the sea.

Located at -17.5333, -149.567 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1973 in French Polynesia, Accidents and incidents involving the Boeing 707, Airliner accidents and incidents with an unknown cause, Aviation accidents and incidents in 1973, Aviation accidents and incidents in French Polynesia, Pan American World Airways accidents and incidents, Tahiti

Musée de Tahiti et des Îles

The Musée de Tahiti et des Îles ("Museum of Tahiti and the Islands"), Tahitian Te Fare Manaha, is a Polynesian ethnographic museum in the village of Punaauia on Tahiti. The museum was founded in 1974 to conserve and restore Polynesian artifacts and cultural practices. It has signed cooperation agreements with the Musée du quai Branly, which has greater resources for staging public expositions.

Located at -17.6323, -149.614 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Museums in French Polynesia, Ethnographic museums, Buildings and structures in Tahiti, Visitor attractions in Tahiti

Bombardment of Papeete

The Bombardment of Papeete occurred in French Polynesia when German warships attacked on 22 September 1914, during World War I. The German armoured cruisers SMS Scharnhorst and Gneisenau entered the port of Papeete on the island of Tahiti and sank the French gunboat Zélée and freighter Walkure before bombarding the town's fortifications. French shore batteries and a gunboat resisted the German intrusion, but were greatly outgunned.

Located at -17.5333, -149.567 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1914 in France, Conflicts in 1914, History of French Polynesia, 1914 in French Polynesia, Far East naval battles of World War I, Naval battles of World War I involving France, Naval battles of World War I involving Germany

Stade Hamuta

Stade Hamuta is a multi-use stadium in Papeete, Tahiti, in French Polynesia. It is currently used mostly for football matches and hosts the home matches of AS Manu-Ura of the Tahiti Division Fédérale. The stadium holds 10,000 spectators.

Located at -17.5339, -149.552 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in French Polynesia, Papeete, Sport in Tahiti

Districts of the same city

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Other districts

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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