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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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Climate of French Polynesia

Tropical, but moderate. Natural hazards : occasional cyclonic storms in January. Very humid.

The average ambient temperature is 27°C (80°F) and the waters of the lagoons average 26°C (79°F) in the winter and 29°C (84°F) in the summer. But do not worry, most resorts and hotel rooms are air conditioned or cooled by ceiling fans.

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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).