Dating sites for pacific islanders
Polynesians in subsequent years migrated to other areas including New Zealand and Hawaii.
Artifacts found on the Society Islands indicate that Polynesians settled in Tahiti around 850 Polynesians established a hierarchical social structure, where children inherited their father's power and social status. Within the hierarchical governing system were power struggles.
French Polynesia's official languages are French and Tahitian.
Papeete, the national capital and the territory's largest city, is located on Tahiti.
The colors are those of the French flag, and France's tricolor is displayed in French Polynesia on special occasions.
At the eastern end of Melanesia, near Polynesia, is the Republic of Fiji.
The monarch is the head of the church, which is the Methodist Church in the United States.
Other Christian religions with significant membership include the Roman Catholic and Mormon churches. The national capital, Nuku'alofa, is located on the island of Tongatapu. On the upper left quadrant of the flag is a white rectangle with a bright red cross on it.
French Polynesia's 118 islands and atolls span an area slightly less than one-third the size of the state of Connecticut.This proximity led to a Polynesian influence on the culture.Although Fiji is an archipelago of 332 islands, its total area is slightly smaller than the state of New Jersey.Of the population, 49 percent are of Fijian ethnic origin, 46 percent are Indian, and the remaining five percent includes other Pacific islanders, Europeans, and Chinese.Fifty-two percent of the population is Christian, with 37 percent belonging to the Methodist faith.