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- Population: 275,918 (2017, Statistical Bureau of French Polynesia)
- Land area: 3,600 km²
- Exclusive economic zone: 4,767,242 km²
Listing as a Non-Self-Governing Territory
French Polynesia was on the United Nations list of Non-Self-Governing Territories from 1946 to 1947, following the transmission of information on French Establishments in Oceania by France under Article 73 e of the Charter of the United Nations. In 2013, the General Assembly re-inscribed French Polynesia, by recognizing that “French Polynesia remains a Non-Self-Governing Territory within the meaning of the Charter”.
United Nations-related action
The General Assembly adopts on an annual basis a resolution on French Polynesia. Please visit the Documents page for past General Assembly resolutions on French Polynesia from 2013.
United Nations Secretariat annual working papers on French Polynesia issued since 2014 are also available on the Documents page.
(Last updated: 15 May 2019)