French Polynesia

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French Polynesia
A country in Pacific
The number of individual languages listed for French Polynesia is 9. All are living languages. Of these, 7 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional and 7 are in trouble.
Official Name
Overseas Lands of French Polynesia
Sovereignty Comment
Self-governing overseas collectivity of France
Population

285,000 (2015 World Factbook)

General Remarks
Includes Marquesas Islands, Gambier Islands, Austral Islands, Tuamotu Archipelago, Tahiti and Society Islands
Principal Languages
French, Tahitian
Literacy Rate
98% (2011 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
Rarotongan (870)
General References
Besnier 1992, Wurm 2007, Wurm and Hattori 1981
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for French Polynesia is 9. All are living languages. Of these, 7 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional and 7 are in trouble.
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