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Hanga Haa Destination Guide

Touring Hanga Haa in French Polynesia

Hanga Haa in the region of French Polynesia (general) is located in French Polynesia - some 876 mi or ( 1410 km ) North-East of Papeete , the country's capital city .

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Time in Hanga Haa is now 11:31 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Marquesas " with a UTC offset of -9.5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: and Hakaui. Being here already, consider visiting Hakaui . Check out our recommendations for Hanga Haa ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Nuku Hiva

Nuku Hiva (sometimes spelled "Nukahiva") is the largest of the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean. It was formerly also known as Île Marchand and Madison Island. Herman Melville wrote his book Typee based on his experiences in the Taipivai valley in the eastern part of Nuku Hiva. Robert Louis Stevenson's first landfall on his voyage on the Casco, was at Hatiheu, on the north side of Nuku Hiva, in 1888.

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Located at -8.87 -140.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Geography of the Marquesas Islands, Islands of the Marquesas Islands, Volcanoes of French Polynesia

Roman Catholic Diocese of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata in French Polynesia is a suffragan diocese of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Papeete. It was erected as the Vicariate Apostolic of Marquesas Islands in 1848 and elevated to the Diocese of Taiohae in 1966. Its name was changed in 1974.

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Located at -8.91 -140.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Marquesas Islands, Roman Catholic Church in French Polynesia, Roman Catholic Ecclesiastical Province of Papeete, Roman Catholic dioceses in French Polynesia

Taiohae

Taiohae is the main town on Nuku Hiva island. The town is located on a former volcanic crater, which has partly collapsed into the ocean, creating a bay.

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Located at -8.91 -140.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Geography of the Marquesas Islands, Populated places in French Polynesia

Tai o Hae Cathedral

Tai o Hae Cathedral (Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Taiohae or Cathédrale Notre-Dame des Marquises) is a Roman Catholic cathedral, and a national monument of France, located in the town of Tai o Hae, capital of the Marquesas Islands.

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Located at -8.91 -140.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Cathedrals in France, Marquesas Islands, Official historical monuments of France, Roman Catholic Church in French Polynesia

Te I'i

Te I‘i is a traditional province of Nuku Hiva, in the Marquesas Islands. The province covers slightly more than the western two-thirds of the island. The western coast is characterized by steep slopes which plunge directly into the sea, indented occasionally by small bays leading to short deep valleys leading to the interior.

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Located at -8.87 -140.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Geography of the Marquesas Islands