French Polynesia Polynésie française, (http://tahiti-tourisme.com/) is a set of islands that is an overseas country attached to France. Located in the South Pacific Ocean, it is halfway between California and Australia.
Tahiti and her islands cover four million square kilometers of ocean which is the same area as the European Union. However the land above sea level accounts for some 7,000 square kilometers consisting of 118 islands, grouped into five archipelagoes 4 volcanic, 1 coral. Makatea in French Polynesia is one of the three great phosphate rock islands in the Pacific Ocean - the others are Banaba Ocean Island in Kiribati and Nauru.