French Polynesia

Ryan Newman

Landforms

Mount Orohena, mount Ronui, Teahuopo'o

Climate

Tropical but moderate

Climates

Plants and animals

Birds, fish, butterflies, land snails, Beatles.

Over 520 endemic vascular plant species.

History

Tahiti was claimed by France in 1768

People and Languages

The official language is French. Men are the most powerful

Land Use

5.5% permanent crops

0.75% arable land

93.75% other

Religion

Protestant, Roman Catholic.

10 years of school required

Food

Fruits, fish, sea food, pig, chicken


Tradition

Heiva I Tahiti, tiki theater village, drumming, dancing, fire walking.

Issues

Aerosol, afforestation, desertification, deforestation