Pukapuka, one of the islands of the Tuamotu-Gambier
chain, is part of French Polynesia and has a post code of
98 774. It has a population of 175 and is 800 hectres in area.
Pukapuka is a small atoll, the capital
of which is Teonemahina, on the west side of the island. This
little atoll is very isolated leads a peacful life and gets
visitors rarely. It was originally found by Europeans in 1520
by Magellan, and later by the Dutch, who called it "The
Island of Dogs".