Nuku Hiva, the same Nukahiva, is the largest of the Marquesas Islands in the French Polynesia territory. The total surface area of Nuku Hiva is 330 sq km.
Located the Pacific Ocean, Nuku Hiva is one of the more-visited islands of the Marquesas and is the main island in the northern archipelago. Town Taiohae serves as administrative and economic center. On the opposite coast of Taiohae, to the north-west of the island there is an airport.