American Samoa

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American Samoa

Presidential democracy (self-governing territory of the US)

Region:
Polynesia
Area:
200 km²
Local name:
Amerika Samoa
Capital:
Pago Pago
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Country comparison
Current time in American Samoa:

The countrywide time in American Samoa is Samoa Standard Time (SST).
As in many countries near the equator, there is also no daylight saving time in American Samoa.
So there is all over the year the same difference of -11 hours to Greenwich Mean Time.

Sunrise and sunset

Population

55,641
278.2
Birthrate:
17.5 ‰
Deathrate:
4.2 ‰

Currency

The currency in American Samoa is US Dollar (USD).
1 Dollar is divided into 100 Cents.
Status: 08/14/2018
1 Euro = 1.14 Dollar
1 Dollar = 0.88 Euro

The climate in American Samoa

In American Samoa, as in all equatorial countries, there is a tropical climate. Unlike in Europe or the USA, there is almost no difference between the seasons. The daylight hours vary little, and the temperature differences between summer and winter are also lesser. Depending on the season, the average daytime temperatures range between 29 and 31 degrees. In the colder months and depending in the region, the temperature lowers down to 25°C in a month's average.

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

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Languages

Official language:
Samoan, English

mother tonguedistribution
Samoan90.6 %
English2.9 %
Tongan2.4 %
other4.1 %

Religions

Branchdistribution
Congregationalists50.0%
Roman Catholics20.0%
other30.0%

Economy more...

(per year)
GDP:594.45 M €
Exportations:406.3 M €
Importations:499.2 M €
Unemployment rate:29.8 %
Energy consumption:151.6 M kWh

Land use

58% Urban areas:116 km²
25% Agricultural areas:49 km²
88% Forest:175 km²

Transport

Roadways:241 km
Airports:3

Most important cities in American Samoa

CityRegionPopulation
Pago Pago / CapitalEastern District3,660
TafunaWestern District11,000
LeoneWestern District4,050
FaleniuWestern District3,200
AuaEastern District2,120
MapusagafouWestern District2,050
FagatogoEastern District1,870
Ta`uManu'a873
OfuManu'a254
TaulagaSwains Island37




Political indicators

(Based on the "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project of the World Bank)

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