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Society Islands
Native name: Îles de la Société
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Geography
Location Pacific Ocean
Archipelago Society Islands
Major islands Tahiti, Moorea, Raiatea, Bora Bora, Huahine
Area 1,590 km2 (610 sq mi)
Elevation 2,241 m (7,352 ft)
Highest point Mont Orohena
Country
France
Overseas collectivity French Polynesia
Largest city Papeete (pop. 131,695 urban)
Demographics
Population 227,807 (as of Aug. 2007 census)
Density 143/km2 (370/sq mi)

The Society Islands are a group of islands in French Polynesia. They include Tahiti, Bora Bora, Moorea, and many others. The largest city in the area is Faaa, which is located on Tahiti.

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