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== Getting Started with French Polynesia Research  ==
 
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Also Polynésie Française. French Polynesia is a French overseas collectivity in the southern Pacific Ocean. It is made up of several groups of Polynesian islands, the most famous island being Tahiti in the Society Islands group, which is also the most populous island and the seat of the capital of the territory (Papeete). Although not an integral part of its territory, Clipperton Island was administered from French Polynesia until 2007.  
 
Also Polynésie Française. French Polynesia is a French overseas collectivity in the southern Pacific Ocean. It is made up of several groups of Polynesian islands, the most famous island being Tahiti in the Society Islands group, which is also the most populous island and the seat of the capital of the territory (Papeete). Although not an integral part of its territory, Clipperton Island was administered from French Polynesia until 2007.  
  
&nbsp;[[French_Polynesia|French Polynesia]] lies south of Hawaii and east of Tonga and Samoa. It is composed of 118 islands. From north to south the major island groups are:<br>
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&nbsp;[[French_Polynesia|French Polynesia]] lies south of Hawaii and east of Tonga and Samoa. It is composed of 118 islands. From north to south the major island groups are:<br>  
  
 
*[[Marquesas Islands|''Marquesas Islands'']]  
 
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*''[[Gambier Islands|Gambier Islands]]''  
 
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*''[[Austral Islands|Austral Islands ]], <br>To get information about each island group, click on the name of the group in the list above.''
  
<br>Papeete, Tahiti ''of the ''Society Islands&nbsp;''is the capital. The population is about 92,000. About half of the people in French Polynesia &nbsp;live on the island of ''Tahiti.''&nbsp; The number of members of the LDS Church in French Polynesia in 2008&nbsp; was 19,711.
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<br>Papeete, Tahiti ''of the ''Society Islands&nbsp;''is the capital. The population is about 92,000. About half of the people in French Polynesia &nbsp;live on the island of ''Tahiti.''&nbsp; The number of members of the LDS Church in French Polynesia in 2008&nbsp; was 19,711.''
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== Polynesian Genealogy<br> ==
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For more information about Polynesian Genealogy please see this article: [[Samoan,_Tongan_and_other_Polynesian_Genealogies|Samoan, Tongan and other Polynesian Genealogies]]<br>
  
 
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*[[French Polynesia: Family History Research Ideas From Ives Perrin|Family History Research Ideas From Ives Perrin]]  
 
*[[French Polynesia: Family History Research Ideas From Ives Perrin|Family History Research Ideas From Ives Perrin]]  
 
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*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Pacific/SamoaTahitiTongaFiji.pdf BYU Research Guide for Fiji, Samoa, Tahiti, Tonga]
  
 
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Getting Started with French Polynesia Research

Also Polynésie Française. French Polynesia is a French overseas collectivity in the southern Pacific Ocean. It is made up of several groups of Polynesian islands, the most famous island being Tahiti in the Society Islands group, which is also the most populous island and the seat of the capital of the territory (Papeete). Although not an integral part of its territory, Clipperton Island was administered from French Polynesia until 2007.

 French Polynesia lies south of Hawaii and east of Tonga and Samoa. It is composed of 118 islands. From north to south the major island groups are:


Papeete, Tahiti of the Society Islands is the capital. The population is about 92,000. About half of the people in French Polynesia  live on the island of Tahiti.  The number of members of the LDS Church in French Polynesia in 2008  was 19,711.

Polynesian Genealogy

For more information about Polynesian Genealogy please see this article: Samoan, Tongan and other Polynesian Genealogies

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