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Faaa in the region of French Polynesia (general) with its 29,388 habitants is a town located in French Polynesia close to Papeete , the country's capital .

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Local time in Faaa is now 08:42 AM (Friday) . 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: Punaauia, Pipine, Papawa, Paea, and Mahina. When in this area, you might want to check out Punaauia . 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 Faaa ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Corinne -- Island Girl -- TAHITI

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► Papeete, Tahiti, Polynésie française

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PK10 - Fakarava by Gleen H.

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Voyage au bout du paradis. ..

1979 - Les neptune P2V7 de l'escadrille 12S Faaa Tahïti Polynésie Française

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Mes mémoires atomiques sur Les neptunes P2V7 de l'aéronautique-navale en mission sur l'aéroport de Tahïti FAAA Vous pouvez voir aussi mes blogs sur les avions aux a ..

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Interesting facts about this location

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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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

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.

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Located at -17.54 -149.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Football venues in French Polynesia, National stadiums, Sport in Tahiti