French Polynesia is formerly known as French Oceania. It is an overseas collectivity of France and its sole overseas country and it is located in the South Pacific Ocean. Papeete is the capital city and Faaa is the largest city of French Polynesia. The other major cities in French Polynesia are Faaa, Punaauia, Pirae, Moorea-Maiao, Mahina, Paea, Taiarapu-Est, Papara, Arue, etc.
The official language of the country in French Polynesia is French. The other recognized official languages in French Polynesia are Tahitian, Austral, Raivavae, Rapa, Mangareva, Tuamotuan, Marquesan, etc. French Polynesia is well known for its unique way of celebrating its festivals like Heiva, Pareo Day, Bastille Day, Tahiti Tiare Day, All Saints Day, Chinese New Year, etc. Many foreigners or travelers also take part in the celebration and enjoy it.
The official name of the postal service in French Polynesia is the Philatelic Center of French Polynesia. The postal service in French Polynesia was introduced in 1862 and the name Philatelic Center of French Polynesia was adopted in 2006. French Polynesia consists of five administrative subdivisions. At first, there was so much controversy over the places which were registered under the postal code office, but then slowly every region in French Polynesia got its postal codes. The pin code is segregated in such a way that each of the postal codes is.
French Polynesia has a total land area of 4,167 km2, which comes to around a total of 1609 mi2. The entire land of French Polynesia consists of five administrative subdivisions. The names of the administrative subdivisions are the Marquesas Islands, Leeward Islands, Windward Islands, Tuamotu-Gambier, and Austral Islands. It was further subdivided into cities, municipalities, towns, and villages.
French Polynesia has a total water area of 12 %. The major sources of water include groundwater, lakes, rainwater, rivers, snow, soil moisture springs, streams, water, waterfall, wetlands, etc. French Polynesia has more than four water bodies. Some water bodies have developed as tourist spots. Many water bodies are small in area and contain a minimum volume of water. Most of these water bodies are fresh water and very few are salt lakes.
French Polynesia contains more than 22 named mountains. The highest peak and the most prominent mountain is Mont Orohena which is about 2,241 meters (7,352 feet). The other major mountains in French Polynesia are Pito Hiti, Mont Aorai, Mount Ronui, Mont Oave, Tekao, Temetiu, Mount Tohivea, Hitikau, Auorotini, etc.
|Taputapuatea , Tumaraa , Uturoa||98735|
|Marquesas Islands||Atuona , Eiaone ,Motu Ua||98741|
|Hakahau Ua Pou||98745|
|Hana Vave , Omoa||98740|
|Tubuai Islands||Amaru , Anapoto||98752|
|Faa'a||98702 , 98704|
|Papeete RP||98713, 98714|
|Punaauia Moana Nui||98717|
|French Polynesia PostalCode|
|Postcode type and position||
5 digits to the left of delivery office name.
Postcodes of the French overseas departments and territories
all begin with 97 or 98.
The third digit identifies the territory (7 for French Polynesia).
Monsieur Jean DURAND
25 RUE DE L EGLISE
98709 MAHINA TAHITI
XXX -- (First three digit) ---> indicate (namely 986, 987, 988) the places in French Polynesia given by France.
X-- (Fourth digit) ---> indicates the islands.
X-- (Last digit) ---> indicate the post office or delivery office.
Each administrative division maintains its postal code for mail delivery purposes. Having the correct code is essential to your mail delivery. The official name of the French Polynesia postal service is the Philatelic Center of French Polynesia. The postal service in French Polynesia was introduced in 1862. There are five postal regions in French Polynesia where new postal codes have been introduced. French Polynesia has more than 59 postal codes.
French Polynesia uses a five-digit numeric postal code system in which the first three digits, the fourth digit, and the last digits have different indicates which are shown below;
Monsieur Jean DURAND (addressee)
25 RUE DE L EGLISE (P.O. Box)
98709 MAHINA TAHITI (postcode)
FRENCH POLYNESIA (country)