Marquesas Islands , French Polynesia
The administrative capital of the Marquesas Islands is Taiohae, located on the island of
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The Marquesas Islands were first settled by Polynesians close to two thousand years ago. Ethnological and linguistic studies show that they may have come from
The Marquesas Islands comprise two groups, namely the Northern Group and the Southern Group. Islands of Northern Marquesas include Eiao, Hatutu, Motu Iti, Motu Oa, Motu One, Nuku Hiva, Ua Huka and Ua Pou. Those of Southern Marquesas include Fatu Hiva, Fatu Huku, Hiva Oa, Moho Tani, Motu Nao, Tahuata and Terihi.
Visiting Marquesas Islands
Air Tahiti flies to Nuku Hiva and Hiva Oa, the two main islands of the Marquesas Islands, from Tahiti.