Located in the continent of Oceania, Samoa covers 2,821 square kilometers of land and 10 square kilometers of water, making it the 179th largest nation in the world with a total area of 2,831 square kilometers.
Samoa became an independent state in 1962, after gaining its sovereignty from New Zealand. The population of Samoa is 194,320 (2012) and the nation has a density of 69 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Samoa is the Tala (WST). As well, the people of Samoa are refered to as Samoan.
The dialing code for the country is 685 and the top level internet domain for Samoan sites is .ws.
Samoa does not share land borders with any countries.
To learn more, visit our detailed Samoa section.
|Density||68.9 / km2 ( 178.4 / mi2 )|
|GDP||800,586,671 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||4,120 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||2,821 km2 (1,089 mi2)|
|Water Area||10 km2 (4 mi2)|
What is the capital of Samoa?
Apia is the capital city of Samoa. It has a population of 40,407, and is located on a latitue of -13.83 and longitude of -171.77.
Apia is also the political center of Samoa, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.
Quick Facts About Apia, the Capital Of Samoa
|Elevation||9 meters over sea level|
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