French Polynesia is divided into groups of islands or archipelagos – Society Archipelago, Tuamoto Archipelago, Austral Archipelago, Gambier Archipelago and the Marquesa Archipelago.
The islands of French Polynesia have a total land area of 4,167 square kilometres (1,622 sq. mi) scattered over 2,500,000 square kilometres (965,255 sq. mi) of ocean. There are around 130 islands in French Polynesia.
Papeete is the largest city in and capital of French Polynesia on the island of Tahiti.