in Îles du Vent, French Polynesia
- 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: 05:51 PM (Monday)
- Timezone: Pacific/Tahiti
- UTC/GMT offset: -9 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:54 am and 6:30 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 18.133 and 30.767 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Abu Qussi
- This place on Wikipedia
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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 05:51 PM (Monday). 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.
Hotels and Places to Stay
InterContinental Hotels RESORT TAHITI
Le Tahaa Island Resort and Sp
Sofitel Tahiti Maeva Beach Resort
TAHITI PEARL BEACH RESORT
HTL THE BRANDO - TETIAROA PVT ISLAND
Videos from this area
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On cause TEDx Papeete avec Natalia Germain
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.
On cause TEDx Papeete avec Hinano Guérin
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
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
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.
On cause TEDx Papeete avec Mizaël Faucon
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.
Incendie à Papeete
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
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Papeete: Port de Pape'ete, Papeete (source)
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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