in Îles Marquises, French Polynesia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-8.911 and -140.100 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -8° 54' 39" and W -140° 5' 58"
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: 08:34 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Pacific/Marquesas
UTC/GMT offset: -9 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:06 am and 5:44 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
8.900 and 39.917 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for French Polynesia in Polynesia

Safety Score: 3,3 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to French Polynesia.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning French Polynesia. Last Update: 2020-07-06 07:20:09

Discover Taiohae

Taiohae in Îles Marquises with it's 1,224 citizens is a place in French Polynesia about 872 mi (or 1,403 km) north-east of Papeete, the country's capital city.

Current time in Taiohae is now 08:34 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Marquesas with an UTC offset of -9.5 hours. We know of 4 airports near Taiohae. The closest airport in French Polynesia is Nuku Hiva Airport in a distance of 12 mi (or 19 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

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Videos from this area

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Flo Au Bout Du Monde - Chap. 3 : Taiohae (1ère partie)

Published: July 14, 2012
Length: 21:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Flo&Co

A travers cette vidéo je vous fait découvrir le village... Ou du moins le premier quart, car ma batterie est tombée à plat en cours de route ! Mais ce n'est que partie remise :)

Koueva - Te Kura O Te Koutu - 10-10

Published: October 22, 2012
Length: 04:21 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Te Kura O Te Koutu

Te Kura O Te Koutu i Koueva, Nuku Hiva.

L'hôtel Keikahanui Nuku Hiva Pearl Lodge et la baie de Taiohae - Marquises - French Polynesia

Published: April 16, 2010
Length: 37:03 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: yeap31

Vue panoramique 360 ° à partir de la piscine de l'hôtel Keikahanui Nuku Hiva Pearl Lodge à Nuku Hiva - Marquises - Polynésie française.

Flo Au Bout Du Monde - Chap. 1 : 48h pour un Kaoha Nui

Published: July 13, 2012
Length: 42:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Flo&Co

Mon périple et la découverte de mon nouveau chez moi !

Flo Au Bout Du Monde - Chap. 11 : Répèts de danse avec et sans costume (Tupuna de Moetai)

Published: November 18, 2012
Length: 42:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Flo&Co

Répétitions de danse marquisienne à l'école publique de Taiohae, Nuku Hiva, avec et sans costumes. De petites erreurs encore sur les deux. La première vidéo en paréo a été prise une...

French Polynesia - Festival of Arts Marquesas 1999 - part 1

Published: August 15, 2011
Length: 23:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Tropical Sailing Life

Official film made of that fantastic festival of Polynesian Arts. Lucien Kimitete, the maire of Nuku Hiva where the festival was held this time was very charismatic and whoever was lucky to...

Flo Au Bout Du Monde - Chap. 7 - Les colliers de fleurs

Published: August 05, 2012
Length: 00:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Flo&Co

Alors oui je sais, y'a un problème au niveau du son. Surtout vers la fin c'est un peu ridicule. Mais mon ordi a beaucoup bugué et ça fait 3 jours que j'essaye de monter correctement cette...

You'll Never Believe Why I'm in a Remote Island Hospital! || Sailing Marquesas, French Polynesia

Published: November 25, 2018
Length: 05:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Gone with the Wynns

Nikki has a horrible allergic reaction and we have to go to the Island Hospital NOW!!! JOIN OUR CREW & SAIL AROUND THE WORLD WITH US ...

Ancient Tikis, Cannibalism & Swarming Sharks || Sailing Nuku Hiva, Marquesas

Published: November 11, 2018
Length: 29:09 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Gone with the Wynns

Cannibals, Sharks, Wild Pigs & Centipedes, we almost titled this vid: A Million Ways to Die in The Marquesas! JOIN OUR SAILING CREW ⛵ http://bit.ly/join-gwtw ...

Nuku-Hiva: A.S KEAHINUI Futsal

Published: September 28, 2018
Length: 08:45 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Moe Ani

Équipe Futsal féminin de Nuku-Hiva ⚽ « Sortie cohésion » de l'équipe à HAAHOPU (vallée de plage blanche près de l'aéroport), mais aussi séances ...

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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.


Taiohae is the main town on Nuku Hiva island. The town is located on a former volcanic crater, which has partly collapsed into the ocean, creating a bay.

Located at -8.90972, -140.101 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of the Marquesas Islands, Populated places in French Polynesia

Tai o Hae Cathedral

Tai o Hae Cathedral (Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Taiohae or Cathédrale Notre-Dame des Marquises) is a Roman Catholic cathedral, and a national monument of France, located in the town of Tai o Hae, capital of the Marquesas Islands.

Located at -8.91028, -140.103 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Roman Catholic Church in French Polynesia, Cathedrals in France, Marquesas Islands, Official historical monuments of France

Roman Catholic Diocese of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata in French Polynesia is a suffragan diocese of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Papeete. It was erected as the Vicariate Apostolic of Marquesas Islands in 1848 and elevated to the Diocese of Taiohae in 1966. Its name was changed in 1974.

Located at -8.90972, -140.101 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Roman Catholic Church in French Polynesia, Roman Catholic dioceses in French Polynesia, Marquesas Islands, Roman Catholic Ecclesiastical Province of Papeete

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