Polynesia is the most far-flung, easterly region of Oceania. Polynesia is comprised of the following island nations: Cook IslandsFifteen islands spread out over an Exclusive Economic Zone of 2,200,000 square kilometres KiribatiThe eastern two thirds of this sprawling island nation fall within the scope of Polynesia.

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French Polynesia is halfway between California and Australia in the South Pacific Ocean.

Samoa is an island nation in the South Pacific Ocean. It is part of the region of the Pacific known as Polynesia.

The Cook Islands are a self-governing parliamentary democracy in free association with New Zealand, located in Polynesia, in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean, between French Polynesia to the east and Tonga to the west.

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Kiribati is an island group in Micronesia straddling the equator and, until 1995, the International Date Line.

Tonga, the "Friendly Islands", is an archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean. The archipelago was united into a Polynesian kingdom in 1845.

American Samoa is a group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean that lie about halfway between Hawaii and New Zealand and about 100 km east of its neighboring country of Samoa, which is part of the same archipelago and ethnicity.

Niue is an island in Oceania located approximately halfway between Tonga and the Cook Islands.

Easter Island is one of the most isolated islands on Earth. Early settlers called the island "Te Pito O Te Henua".

The Pitcairn Islands are a loosely grouped handful of tiny islands in the remote South Pacific, farther from any continent than any other inhabited island.

Tuvalu is a group of low-lying islands and atolls in the South Pacific that form the fourth smallest country in the world.

Tokelau is in Polynesia, a group of three atolls about half way between New Zealand and Hawaii.

Wallis and Futuna is an overseas community of France consisting of two small island groupings in Polynesia, near Fiji and Samoa.

Palmyra Atoll is one of the Line Islands in Micronesia, 960 nautical miles south of Honolulu, about half way between Hawaii and American Samoa.

Howland Island is an island in Micronesia region of the Pacific Ocean, about half way between Hawaii and Australia.

Johnston Atoll is in Polynesia, 717 NM southwest of Hawaii, about one-third of the way to the Marshall Islands.

Baker Island is an uninhabited, unorganized and unincorporated territory of the United States - one of the smallest U.S.

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