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Papeete
Marina of Papeete and city centre
Marina of Papeete and city centre
Country France
Overseas collectivity French Polynesia
Arrondissement Papeete1.png
Area
1
17.4 km2 (6.7 sq mi)
 • Urban
299.5 km2 (115.6 sq mi)
Population
 (August 2017 census)
26,926
 • Density 1,547/km2 (4,008/sq mi)
 • Urban
136,771
 • Urban density 456.66/km2 (1,182.76/sq mi)
Time zone UTC−10:00
INSEE/Postal code
98735 /98714
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Papeete is the capital city of French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of the French Republic. The commune is located on the north-west of the island of Tahiti in the Pacific Ocean. As of 2017, there were 26,926 people living there.

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