Pray for French PolynesiaFrench Polynesia is an overseas collectivity of France.Pray for French Polynesia by SeekHim
It is located in the south Pacific half way between South America and Australia.
Its closest island neighbors are the Cook Islands to the Southwest and the Pitcairn Islands
to the southeast.
It is made up of 130 different islands which are split into six groups:
Society Islands (Includes Tahiti, Bora Bora, Mo'orea)
The population is over 260,000.
Papeetē is the capital and located on Tahiti.
Tahiti is the largest island and where 80% of the population lives.
Tahiti’s main exports are its black pearls
FAMOUS FRENCH POLYNESIANS
Vaitiare Hirson-Asars (b. 1964
Tarita Teriipia Third wife of Marlon Brando (b 1941),
Cheyenne Brando Daughter of Marlon Brando (1970–1995)
Tuki Brando Son of Cheyenne Brando (b 1990)
Pray for MayotteMayotte is an overseas department of France.Pray for Mayotte by SeekHim
It is located in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Southeast Africa.
It is southeast of Madagascar and south west of Mozambique and Comoros.
It has three parts:
Grande-Terre (Maore) The main island
Petite-Terre ( Pamanzi)
The population is 212,645
The largest city and prefecture is Mamoudzou
Mayotte means ‘Place of Death.’
The territory is geographically part of the Comoros Islands, but the population
chose to remain politically part of France in a 1975 referendum.
Mayotte became an overseas department in 2011.
It is the Outermost region of the European Union.
The earliest inhabitants were Bantu groups around the 8th century.
After 1000 A.D. Malagasy. Arab and Shirazi immigrants came.
In 1500 the Maore sultanate was established on the island.
Pray for South SudanSouth Sudan is a landlocked country in northeastern AfricaPray for South Sudan by SeekHim
It is bordered by the Sudan in the north, Ethiopia in the east, Kenya in the southeast,
Uganda in the south, the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the southwest
and the Central African Republic to the west.
Juba is the capital and largest city.
The population is thought to be around 8 million.
South Sudan is home to 60 different ethnic groups.
Over 80 different languages are spoken.
50% Other (Bari, Azande, Shilluk)
South Sudan was originally part of Sudan
The Dinka, Nuer, Shilluk first came to the area around the 10th century.
Sudan was ruled by Egyptian Turks from 1821–1885.
Sudan was controlled by both Egypt and Britain from 1899–1956.
Sudan became independent in 1956.
After independence Sudan suffered through 17 years of civil war during (1956-1972).
Pray for Tristan da CunhaTristan da Cunha is a remote island territory in the south Atlantic Ocean.Pray for Tristan da Cunha by SeekHim
It is located 750 miles west from South Africa and 2,088 miles from South America.
Its closest island neighbors are Saint Helena in the north east and Ascension Island
to the north.
It is part of the British territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha.
Tritan da Cunha is made up of four sections:
Tristan da Cunha The main island
Nightingale Islands Uninhabited
Inaccessible Island A nature reserve
Gough Islands. A nature reserve
Edinburgh of the Seven Seas is the main settlement.
The island has a permanent population of 275
Tristan is the most remote inhabited archipelago on earth.
Edinburgh of the Seven Seas is the most remote permanent settlement on Earth.
The islands were named after the Portuguese admiral who discovered them, Tristão da Cunha.
Edinburgh of the Seven Seas, was named in hon