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Society Islands

Tahiti is the largest island in the Windward group of French Polynesia, located in the archipelago of the Society Islands in the southern Pacific Ocean. It is the economic, cultural and political centre of French Polynesia. The island was formed from volcanic activity and is high and mountainous with surrounding coral reefs. The population is 178,133 (2007 census),[1] making it the most populous island of French Polynesia and accounting for 68.6% of the group's total population. Tahiti was…

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Bora Bora Map - Leeward, Society Islands, French Polynesia Art - Vaitape, Mount Pahia, Mount Otemanu, Papeete, Tahiti, Pora Pora, Volcano

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Private yachts anchored in Opunohu Bay on the island of Moorea in the Society islands of French Polynesia.

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The Society Islands / Îles de la Société (The group of Islands commonly considered to be the "Tahitian Islands") These Include the Windward Islands / Îles du Vent : (Mehetia, Tahiti, Tetiaroa, Moorea, Maiao) & the Leeward Islands / Îles Sous-le-Vent : (Huahine, Raiatea, Tahaa, Bora Bora, Tupai, Maupiti, Mopelia, Motu One, Manuae)

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Swimming with stingrays and reef sharks off the island of Bora Bora, Society Islands, French Polynesia.

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from A Luxury Travel Blog

Photograph of the week: The Society Islands

Photograph of the week: The Society Islands http://www.aluxurytravelblog.com/2012/10/24/photograph-of-the-week-the-society-islands/

Bora Bora, French Polynesia by Arnie Papp .... Bora Bora is an atoll in the Society Islands, part of French Polynesia, located northwest of Tahiti, about 260 km northwest of Papeete. It has an area of 29.3 square kilometers and consists of an extinct volcano surrounded by a lagoon separated from the sea by a reef. The highest point is Mount Otemanu to 727 meters. The island is surrounded by motus, which are small elongated islands which usually have a certain width and vegetation. One of…