Key: 3340  
Country:
Group: French
Volume: 34
Issued: 262 Stamps / dead country
  
  
 

Information
Area - 3,941 sq.km; Capital - Papeete
A former French Colony, group of islands in the South Pacific ocean, known also
as French Oceania. It comprised the islands of Society (of which TAHITI was the
most important), Marquesas, Tuamotu, Tubuai and more. In 1946 became an overseas
territory of FRANCE, and in 1957 changed its name to FRENCH POLYNESIA. Stamp
issuing between 1892-1956.
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Inscriptions
ETABLISSEMENTS DE L'OCEANIE
E F O 1915 overprinted on stamps of Oceanic Settlements
ETS FRANCS DE L'OCEANIE
ETS FRANCAIS DE L'OCEANIE
ETABLISSEMENTS FRANCAIS DE L'OCEANIE
OCEANIE

Index
OCEANIC SETTLEMENTS
      French Oceania
      Postage Due Stamps
 
Currency
100 Centimes = 1 Franc
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Related Countries

TAHITI
Tahiti

FRANCE
France

FRENCH POLYNESIA
French Polynesia