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Pirae Destination Guide

Explore Pirae in French Polynesia.

Pirae in the region of French Polynesia (general) with it's 14,729 inhabitants is located in French Polynesia close to Papeete, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Pirae

Time in Pirae is now 02:21 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Tahiti" with an UTC offset of -10 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Te Auae, Taunoa, Punaauia, Pipine, Patutoa or Aoua. Since you are here already, consider visiting Te Rua Pua, Pirae, Papeete, Papawa, Orofara and Arue. We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

28°C / 83 °F Moderate rain
Morning Temperature 29°C / 83 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Chance of rainfall 5%
Air Humidity 78%
Air Pressure 1013.3 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 53% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Wednesday, 24th of April 2019
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 29°C (83 °F)
Night: 29°C (83 °F)
Thursday, 25th of April 2019
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Light rain Day: 29°C (84 °F)
Night: 29°C (84 °F)
Friday, 26th of April 2019
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Light rain Day: 29°C (84 °F)
Night: 28°C (83 °F)


Solomon Island Music 1

00:20 min ( October 18, 2008 by northan1973)
Views: 3,774 - Rating: 5/5

Music from Solomon Islands heard in Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia

Tahiti Sunset

04:30 min ( September 15, 2008 by raypays)
Views: 2,800 - Rating: 5/5

Enjoy the sunset off our balcony near Papeete Tahiti with a serenade from Baby Ranks

Tahiti un au revoir de la famille et de...

10:30 min ( September 23, 2011 by elninotsonat)
Views: 19,591 - Rating: 4.9375/5

Une fille et un garçon aller étudier en France pendant un an. Famille et amis se dire au revoir à l'aéroport de Tahiti. A girl and a boy leave to study in France for a year. Their family and frien...

From Papeete to Punaauia

07:08 min ( October 29, 2007 by Rinsho TABATA)
Views: 32,161 - Rating: 4.33333/5

Sept. 2007 Tahiti - Polynésie Française

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Interesting facts about this location

Pan Am Flight 816

Flight PA 816 was an international flight from Auckland, New Zealand, to Los Angeles, United States, via Tahiti, French Polynesia. It was operated by a Pan Am Boeing 707-321B bearing the registration N417PA and named Clipper Winged Racer. On July 22, 1973, at 10:06 P.M. local time, the Boeing 707 took off from Faa'a International Airport in Papeete. Thirty seconds after takeoff, the airliner carrying 79 passengers and crew crashed into the sea.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -17.52, -149.53 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1973 in French Polynesia, Accidents and incidents involving the Boeing 707, Airliner accidents and incidents with an unknown cause, Aviation accidents and incidents in 1973, Aviation accidents and incidents in French Polynesia, Pan American World Airways accidents and incidents, Tahiti

French Polynesia

French Polynesia is an overseas country (pays d'outre-mer) of the French Republic. 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. Although not an integral part of its territory, Clipperton Island was administered from French Polynesia until 2007.

More reading: French Polynesia homepage
Located at -17.52, -149.53 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:European colonisation in Oceania, French Polynesia, French-speaking countries, Island countries, Overseas departments, collectivities and territories of France, Polynesia, Special territories of the European Union, States and territories established in 1842

Stade Pater Te Hono Nui

Stade Pater is a multi-use stadium in Pirae, Tahiti, in French Polynesia. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 10,000.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -17.52, -149.53 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in French Polynesia, National stadiums, Sport in Tahiti

Bombardment of Papeete

The Bombardment of Papeete occurred in French Polynesia when German warships attacked on 22 September 1914, during World War I. The German armoured cruisers SMS Scharnhorst and Gneisenau entered the port of Papeete on the island of Tahiti and sank the French gunboat Zélée and freighter Walkure before bombarding the town's fortifications. French shore batteries and a gunboat resisted the German intrusion, but were greatly outgunned.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -17.52, -149.53 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1914 in France, 1914 in French Polynesia, Conflicts in 1914, Far East naval battles of World War I, History of French Polynesia, Naval battles of World War I involving France, Naval battles of World War I involving Germany

Notre Dame Cathedral, Papeete

Notre Dame Cathedral (French: Cathédrale de Papeete Notre-Dame de L'Immaculée Conception) is a late 19th century church that serves as the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Papeete. It is located close to the waterfront esplanade of the the capital city on the rue du Général de Gaulle. The construction of the cathedral began in the middle of the 19th century and it opened in 1875.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -17.52, -149.53 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:19th-century church buildings, Buildings and structures in Tahiti, Cathedrals in France, Papeete, Places of worship in French Polynesia, Religious buildings completed in 1875, Roman Catholic Church in French Polynesia