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Discover Avae in French Polynesia

Avae in the region of French Polynesia (general) is a town located in French Polynesia - some 4 mi or ( 7 km ) South-West of Papeete , the country's capital .

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Local time in Avae is now 05:22 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Tahiti " with a UTC offset of -10 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Patuarepa, Papawa, Paea, Mahina, and Hamuta. When in this area, you might want to check out Patuarepa . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Avae ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Corinne -- Island Girl -- TAHITI

2:16 min by Corinne G
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My trip to Tahiti ..

► Papeete, Tahiti, Polynésie française

1:37 min by bairaktaris
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Papeete, Aout 2008 ..


Urlaub in der Südsee - Tahiti - Bora Bora - Tahaa - Moorea

3:01 min by reisebueroneuffen
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Für einen traumhaften Urlaub in die Südsee heisst es erst einmal ca 22 Stunden Flug nach Tahiti. In Papeete gelandet gehts ins 1. Hotel in dem es sich empfiehlt einen early check in zu buchen. Der Tra ..

Polinesia Francese

6:51 min by Filippo Manaresi
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Viaggio in Polinesia Francese di Filippo Manaresi. www.filippomanaresi.com Facebook www.facebook.com Twitter: twitter.com ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Musée de Tahiti et des Îles

The Musée de Tahiti et des Îles ("Museum of Tahiti and the Islands"), Tahitian Te Fare Manaha, is a Polynesian ethnographic museum in the village of Punaauia on Tahiti. The museum was founded in 1974 to conserve and restore Polynesian artifacts and cultural practices. It has signed cooperation agreements with the Musée du quai Branly, which has greater resources for staging public expositions.

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Located at -17.63 -149.61 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Tahiti, Ethnographic museums, Museums in French Polynesia, Visitor attractions in Tahiti

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.

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Located at -17.54 -149.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km 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

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.

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Located at -17.53 -149.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km 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

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.

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Located at -17.53 -149.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km 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

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.

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Located at -17.53 -149.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km 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