Bora Bora is an isle in the French polynesia, which is an abroad accumulation of France in the great pacific ocean. The isle is situated on 143 miles from northwest of papeete, is enclosed by a pond and a fence reef. At the middle of the isle there are the loose ends of a destroyed volcano growing to two peaks, mount pahia and the mount otemanu. The uppermost peak is at 727 meters.
It is a main global tourist target. It is well-known for its aqua-centric lavishness resorts. The major arrangement is at the vaitape that is on the west face of the main isle, on the other side of the main canal into the pond.
Make of the isle is more often than not limited to what can be gained from the ocean and the plenteous of coconut trees. These trees were the traditionally of financial importance for copra. As per the 2008 survey, it has a lasting population of 8880.
The isle was primary occupied by Polynesian colonists in the 4th century. The primary European detection was completed by Jakob Roggeveen in 1722. James cook viewed the isle in 1770 and grounded in the same year.
The London messenger’s society reached in 1820 and founded a disputed church in 1890. The isle was a self-governing kingdom till the 1888 while its last queen teriimaevarua iii was enforced to resign by the French who take possession of the isle as a city state.
Nowadays the isle’s wealth is driven almost exclusively by tourism. From the past years numerous resorts have been constructed on motu (which is a small isl in the area) adjacent the ponds.
About three decades back the hotel Bora Bora was constructed which was the first ever water the first over-the-water cottage on the pond but now it is a standard design for the resorts.
The class of those cottages is choices from compare low-priced, essential space to very deluxe and luxurious places to reside.
|Highest elevation||727 meters|
|Highest point||Mount Otemanu|
|Largest city||Vaitape (4,927 peoples)|
|Area||11.31 sq miles|
Bora Bora map guide
Girl enjoying under water diving in Bora Bora