NASA picture of Fangatau Atoll
|Area||22.2 km2 (8.6 sq mi)
6 km² (above water)
|Length||8 km (5 mi)|
|Width||3.5 km (2.17 mi)|
|Population||121 (as of 2007)|
Location of Fangatau in the Tuamotu Archipelago
|Overseas collectivity||French Polynesia|
|• Land||14.25 km2 (5.50 sq mi)|
|• Population1 density||18/km2 (46/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||98717 /|
|1 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.|
This small atoll has an elongated shape. Its length is 8 km, maximum width 3.5 km. It has a total area of 22.2 km2 (land area 6 km2). Its reef encloses its lagoon completely. Anchorage is difficult.
Fangatau Atoll has 121 inhabitants. Teana is the main village.
There is a territorial (domestic) airfield in Fangatau which was inaugurated in 1978.
|Commune of Fangatau||Teana||252||14,25||31|
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