Country Fast Facts:French Polynesia
































French Polynesia



























(CBS)

The French annexed various Polynesian island groups during the 19th century.



In September 1995, France stirred up widespread protests by resuming nuclear testing on the Mururoa atoll after a three-year moratorium.



The tests were suspended in January 1996.



In recent years, French Polynesia's autonomy has been considerably expanded.



Source: CIA World Fact Book
















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