Flag of French Polynesia
The islands of French Polynesia have a total land area of 4,167 square kilometres (1,622 sq. mi) scattered over 2,500,000 square kilometres (965,255 sq. mi) of ocean. There are around 130 islands in French Polynesia. The highest point is Mount Orohena on Tahiti.
It is made up of six groups of islands. The largest and most populated island is Tahiti, in the Society Islands.
The island groups are:
Society Islands [both the Iles Sous le Vent (Leeward) and Iles du Vent (Windward)]
Gambier Islands often considered part of the Tuamotu Archipelago
Bass Islands often considered part of the Austral Islands
Aside from Tahiti, some other important atolls, islands, and island groups in French Polynesia are: Ahe-, Pora Pora, Hiva 'Oa, Huahine, Mai'ao, Maupiti, Meheti'a, Mo'orea, Nuku Hiva, Ra'ia-tea, Taha'a, Te Ti'aroa, Tupua'i, and Tu-pai.