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
Location of Pirae
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
CountryFrance
Overseas collectivityFrench Polynesia
SubdivisionWindward Islands
Government
 • MayorÉdouard Fritch
Area
35.4 km2 (13.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)
14,209
 • Density400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−10:00
INSEE/Postal code
98736 /98716
Elevation0–2,066 m (0–6,778 ft)

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.[1] It borders Papeete in the west and Arue in the east. At the 2017 census it had a population of 14,209.[2] The Stade Pater Te Hono Nui is a stadium located in the commune.

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