French Polynesia

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Currency of French Polynesia

The currency of French Polynesia is the Pacific Financial Community franc, known in French as the Comptoirs Français du Pacifique franc (CFPF).

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Overview of French Polynesia

Officially name: French Polynesia

Capital: Papeete

Largest city: Faaa

Official language: French

Government: Dependent territory

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Administrative divisions of French Polynesia

There are two levels of administrative divisions of French Polynesia and five administrative subdivisions (French: subdivisions administratives). Each of these is further divided into a total of 48 communes. Many of the communes are further subdivided into communes associées. The breakdown into administrative subdivisions was as a result of decree #72-408 of May 17, 1972, and the communes were thereafter established as a result of law #71-1028, dated December 24, 1971.