French Polynesia

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Tourist Attractions in French Polynesia

French Polynesia is divided into groups of islands or archipelagos – Society Archipelago, Tuamoto Archipelago, Austral Archipelago, Gambier Archipelago and the Marquesa Archipelago.

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Geography of French Polynesia

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.

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Education System in French Polynesia

The French Polynesian school education system is similar to that of France, not only because the medium of instruction is French, and it is compulsory there through to age 16 too. Children begin at primary school as young as age 5, and remain there for 6 years.