French Polynesia

Official Name
French Overseas Territory of French Polynesia
General Remarks
Self-governing entity politically associated with France as an overseas collectivity. Includes Marquesas Islands, Gambier Islands, Austral Islands, Tuamotu Archipelago, Tahiti and Society Islands
National Languages
French, Tahitian
Literacy Rate
98% (2011 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
Rapa Nui (200), 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, 2 are institutional, 1 is developing, and 6 are in trouble.