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Location Map of Samoa

Where is Samoa
About Map: Map showing Location of Samoa in the Oceania Continent, Samoa lies south of the equator, about halfway between Hawaii and New Zealand, in the Polynesian region of the Pacific Ocean.

Where is Samoa Located?

The Samoa location map shows that Samoa is located in the South Pacific Ocean. Samoa map also shows that Samoa is a coutry constituting the western part of the Samoan Islands. It was earlier known as German Samoa and also Western Samoa. Mainly, it consists of two islands, the larger one is Savai’i and the smaller one is Upolu; however, the capital city Apia and Faleolo International airport are located on this island.

Samoa got its independence in the year 1962. The political system of the country is based on the British pattern of parliamentary democracy; however it has been modified as per need and demand of local customs.

The economy of the country is largely depends upon the agriculture and fishing at the local level. Climate type of Samoa is equatorial/monsoonal, where an average annual temperature measured as about 26.5°C.

Samoa Facts

Official Name- Independent State of Samoa
Capital City- Apia (on the Island Of Upolu)
Official Languages- Samoan, English
Government- Mix of Parliamentary Democracy and Constitutional Monarchy under Native Chief
Area- About 2,900 Sq Km
Population- 178 000
Ethnic Groups- Samoan 92.6%, Euronesians 7%
Religions- Christian 99.7%
Currency- Tala, Or Samoan Dollar
Time Zone- UTC -11h
ISO Code- WS
Calling Code- 685