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Tahiti - Wikipedia


Tahiti is the largest island in the Windward group of French Polynesia; this overseas collectivity ... The island was part of the Kingdom of Tahiti until its annexation by France in 1880, .... Howev...

How did Tahiti get its name - Answers.com


it came from a Polynesian word meaning little island.

How did the island of Tahiti get its name? | Wikianswers | Fandom ...


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Tahiti History & Tahitian Culture from Tahiti Tourism North America


Tahiti History & Culture: Information on a culture rooted in history and heritage from ... Quick facts Did you know? ... North AMerican Tahiti travel resources Travel Specialists, Airlines, Dive Specialists, Cruise Ships; photo ... The beauty, drama, and power of today's Tahitian dance testify to its resilience in Polynesian cu...

15 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Tahiti - Mapping Megan


Hawaii receives more tourists in a day than Tahiti does in a year. Tahiti ... For more amazing facts and inspiration on travel to Tahiti, check out 23 Cool Facts You ...

History of Tahiti & French Polynesia - Lonely Planet Travel Information


History of Tahiti & French Polynesia, experience the modern and ancient historic ... the most visible remains of ancient Tahitian culture are in its marae, open-air places ... been destroyed in the name of agriculture, dismantled to construct churches, .... Before the arrival of Europeans, islands did not have kings but chiefdoms ...

Tahiti | island, French Polynesia | Britannica.com


Feb 6, 2015 ... Tahiti, the largest island of the Îles du Vent (Windward Islands) of the ... Its nearest neighbour is Moorea, 12 miles (20 km) to the northwest. .... The island does not have a single administrative identity. ... days in succession, instead of getting later each day by about 50 minutes (as is generally the case).

Tahiti (The Society Islands) - Moorea - Our Pacific Ocean


At the far end of the bay Mouaputa soars to 800 metres, its summit pierced with a ... to show their faces in civilized places and make the poor natives what they are. ... The very name of the Tahitian royal family, Pomare (po meaning night, and .... They did not, but the snails adored their fruit plantations and spread ankle-deep.

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Get information, facts, and pictures about Tahiti at Encyclopedia.com. ... Otaheite" —was the name the natives gave their island and which Europeans came to apply to the ..... Therefore, it's best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before ... Paul Gauguin did many of his paintings in Tahiti, and Robert Louis  ...

Tahiti travel guide - Wikitravel


The legendary name 'Tahiti' not only identifies this island but also the group of ... Once a sleepy town, today its harbor is busy with cargo freighters, copra .... liners currently ply the islands: the Paul Gauguin, which does a regular 7-day trip ...