is an island
of the Pacific Ocean
, part of French Polynesia
. It is located 640 km south of Tahiti
. Population 2,049. Area 45 km².
Tubuai was annexed by France in 1881.
Tubuai is portrayed as an island of cannibals in one of the movie versions of Mutiny on the Bounty.
See also: Islands controlled by France in the Indian and Pacific oceans