Papara

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Paparā
Location of the commune (in red) within the Windward Islands
Location of the commune (in red) within the Windward Islands
Coordinates: 17°45′30″S 149°30′30″W / 17.7583°S 149.5083°W / -17.7583; -149.5083Coordinates: 17°45′30″S 149°30′30″W / 17.7583°S 149.5083°W / -17.7583; -149.5083
Country France
Overseas collectivity French Polynesia
Government
 • Mayor Bruno Sandras
Area
 • Land 92.5 km2 (35.7 sq mi)
Population (August 2007 census)
 • Population1 10,615
 • Population1 density 110/km2 (300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 98734 / 98712
Elevation 0–1,638 m (0–5,374 ft)
1 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Paparā is a commune of French Polynesia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean. Paparā is located on the island of Tahiti, in the administrative subdivision of the Windward Islands, themselves part of the Society Islands.