French Polynesia is located between the equator and the tropic of Capricorn.
The islands bask in a warm tropical climate cooled by tradewinds

The total population of French Polynesia
78 % Polynesian (Maori)
11% European or similar
11% Asiatic or similar

The official languages are French and Tahitian with English spoken widely in the resorts.

The currency is the French Pacific Franc (100 cfp = 5.5FF or about $0.80 to $1.00 us)