Pirae

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Pirae
Location of the commune (in red) within the Windward Islands
Location of the commune (in red) within the Windward Islands
Coordinates: 17°31′56″S 149°32′28″W / 17.5321°S 149.541°W / -17.5321; -149.541Coordinates: 17°31′56″S 149°32′28″W / 17.5321°S 149.541°W / -17.5321; -149.541
Country France
Overseas collectivity French Polynesia
Government
 • Mayor Béatrice Vernaudon
Area
 • Land 35.4 km2 (13.7 sq mi)
Population (August 2007 census)
 • Population1 14,475
 • Population1 density 410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 98736 / 98716
Elevation 0–2,066 m (0–6,778 ft)
1 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Pirae is a commune in the suburbs of Papeete in French Polynesia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean. Pirae is located on the island of Tahiti, in the administrative subdivision of the Windward Islands, themselves part of the Society Islands. It borders Papeete in the west and Arue in the east. The Stade Pater Te Hono Nui is a stadium located in the commune.

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