Maupiti is one of the Leeward Islands in the Society archipelago in French Polynesia. It forms, with three atolls, the commune of Maupiti, of which it is the capital.It is located 52 km west of Bora-Bora. It consists of a central island located in an atoll with several motus. It is one of the last remaining high islands in the Society’s archipelago. There are 1,200 inhabitants.