Leeward Islands, French Polynesia

Leeward Islands is one of 5 primary administrative regions in French Polynesia with a population of approximately 31,814 people.

Facts and figures on Leeward Islands at a glance

Region name: Leeward Islands (Îles Sous-le-Vent)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 31,814 people
Country: French Polynesia
Continent: Oceania

The regional headquarters of Leeward Islands (Îles Sous-le-Vent) is located in the regional capital Uturoa (Uturoa) with a population of 3,668 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Leeward Islands's regional capital Uturoa to French Polynesia's capital Papeete (Papeete) is approximately 219 km (136 mi).

Facts and figures about Leeward Islands
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Leeward Islands Îles Sous-le-Vent31,814 peopleUturoa Uturoa3,668 people

Compare with other regions in French Polynesia.

Map of Leeward Islands

Map of Leeward Islands

Information on Leeward Islands

Information on Leeward Islands
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Leeward Islands Îles Sous-le-VentUturoa Uturoa8French PolynesiaOceania

Time in Leeward Islands

Time in Leeward Islands
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Fri, 8 Dec 2023 - 5:25am (05:25h)NoFri, 8 Dec 2023 - 5:25am (05:25h)UTC -10.0Pacific/Tahiti

Geographic coordinates of Leeward Islands

Latitude & Longitude of Leeward Islands
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map16°40'00.0"S (-16.6666700°)151°30'00.0"W (-151.5000000°)

Subregions in Leeward Islands

There are 8 administrative subregions in Leeward Islands.
Subregions in Leeward Islands
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Bora-Bora Bora-Bora1.10,605--
Huahine Huahine2.6,075--
Maupiti Maupiti3.1,286--
Moorea-Maiao Moorea-Maiao4.17,816--
Tahaa Tahaa5.5,234--
Taputapuatea Taputapuatea6.4,792--
Tumaraa Tumaraa7.3,721--
Uturoa Uturoa8.3,736--

External sources of information on Leeward Islands

Leeward Islands on Wikipedia