Bora Bora Island

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Bora Bora Island
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The Island of Bora Bora in the center of the Bora Bora Group.
Geography
LocationPacific Ocean
ArchipelagoSociety Islands
Area19.91 km2 (7.69 sq mi)
Highest elevation727 m (2,385 ft)
Highest pointMount Otemanu
Administration
France
Overseas collectivityFrench Polynesia
Administrative subdivisionLeeward Islands
CommuneBora Bora Commune
Largest settlementVaitape (pop. 4,927 inhabitants)
Demographics
Population9455 (2016)
Pop. density475 /km2 (1,230 /sq mi)

Bora Bora Island is a 19.91 km2 (8 sq mi) island in the Bora Bora Islands Group, within the Society Islands of French Polynesia. It is the main island of the commune by the same name.[1]

Together with its surrounding islands of Tapu, Ahuna, Tevairoa, Tane, Mute, Tufari, Tehotu, Pitiaau, Sofitel, Toopua, and Toopuaiti, it forms the group of Bora Bora.[2]

The island is part of Bora Bora Commune.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Encyclopedia Britannica - French Polynesia".
  2. ^ "Encyclopedia Britannica - Bora Bora".

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