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Te Henua Kenana (Marquesas Islands) Profile
Te Henua Kenana (North Marquesan) and Te Fenua `Enata (South Marquesan) – both meaning “The Land of Men” – are a group of volcanic islands in “French” Polynesia, a colony of France in the southern Pacific Ocean. The Marquesas Islands form one of the five administrative divisions (subdivisions administratives) of French Polynesia. The capital of Te Henua Kenana administrative subdivision is the settlement of Taiohae on the island of Nuku Hiva. The population of the Marquesas Islands was 8,632 at the August 2007 census.