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Marina of Papeete and city centre
Country France
Overseas collectivity French Polynesia
Arrondissement Papeete1.png
Mayor Michel Buillard
Land area1 17.4 km2 (6.7 sq mi)
Population2 26,926  (August 2017 census)
 - Density 1,547/km2 (4,010/sq mi)
Urban area 299.5 km2 (115.6 sq mi)
 - Population 136771
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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.
2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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, the population of Papeete was 26,926.

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