Articles in American Samoa ( 54 )

54 Articles of interest in American Samoa

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  • American Samoa

    American Samoa (/əˈmɛrɨkən səˈm.ə/; Samoan: Amerika Sāmoa, [aˈmɛɾika ˈsaːmʊa]; also Amelika Sāmoa or Sāmoa Amelika) is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the South Pacific Ocean, southeast of Samoa.

  • Pago Pago

    Pago Pago (/ˈpɑːŋɡˈpɑːŋɡ/; Samoan: [ˈpaŋo ˈpaŋo]) is the territorial capital of American Samoa. In 2010, its population was 3,656. The city is served by Pago Pago International Airport.

  • Samoan Islands

    The Samoan Islands or Samoa Islands is an archipelago covering 3,030 km2 (1,170 sq mi) in the central South Pacific, forming part of Polynesia and the wider region of Oceania.

  • Swains Island

    Swains Island (/ˈswnz/; Samoan: Olosega) is an atoll in the Tokelau chain. Culturally a part of Tokelau, it is administered by the United States as part of American Samoa. Swains Island is also known as Olosenga Island or Olohega Island. Owned by …

  • Pago Pago International Airport

    Pago Pago International Airport (IATA: PPG, ICAO: NSTU, FAA LID: PPG), also known as Tafuna Airport, is a public airport located 7 miles (11.3 km) southwest of the central business district of Pago Pago, in the village and plains of Tafuna on the is…

  • American Samoa Community College

    American Samoa Community College is a two-year WASC college located in the village of Mapusaga, on the island of Tutuila in American Samoa, an unorganized, unincorporated territory of the United States of America.

  • Tutuila

    Tutuila with its 140 km2 is the largest and the main island of American Samoa in the archipelago of Samoan Islands. It is the third largest island in the Samoan Islands chain of the Central Pacific located roughly 4,000 kilometers (2,500 mi) northea…

  • Ofu-Olosega

    Ofu and Olosega are parts of a volcanic doublet in the Manu‘a Group of the Samoan Islands—part of American Samoa. The twin islands, formed from shield volcanoes, have a combined length of 6 km. They are geographic volcanic remnants separated by the …

  • Geography of American Samoa

    American Samoa, located within the geographical region of Oceania, is one of only two possessions of the United States in the Southern Hemisphere, the other being Jarvis Island. Its total land area is 76.8 square miles (199 km2)—slightly larger than…

  • Tafuna, American Samoa

    Tafuna' is a village on the east coast of Tutuila Island, American Samoa. It is located on a peninsula a mile north of Pago Pago International Airport and one mile south of Nu'uuli, American Samoa. Tafuna is the largest village in American Samoa, wi…

  • Rose Atoll

    Rose Atoll, sometimes called Rose Island or Motu O Manu by people of the nearby Manu'a Islands, is an oceanic atoll within the U.S. territory of American Samoa. It is an uninhabited wildlife refuge. It is the southernmost point belonging to the Unit…

  • Fagatogo

    Fagatogo is village situated on Tutuila Island, Pago Pago Harbour. Population (April 1, As of 2009 census) is 3000. Fagatogo is listed in the Constitution of American Samoa as the official seat of government. The Co-Cathedral of St.

  • American Samoa Fono

    The Legislature of American Samoa or Fono is the territorial legislature of American Samoa. Like most state and territorial legislatures of the United States, it is a bicameral legislature with a House of Representatives and a Senate.

  • Manu'a

    Manuʻa, or the Manuʻa Islands Group (Samoan: Manuʻa tele), in the Samoan Islands, consists of three main islands: Taʻu, Ofu and Olosega.

  • Vailulu'u

    Vailulu'u is a volcanic seamount discovered by geophysicist Rockne Johnson in the Samoa Islands on October 18, 1975. The finding of an active, undersea, hotspot volcano is significant for scientists studying the Earth's fundamental processes.

  • Eastern District, American Samoa

    The Eastern District is one of the primary divisions of American Samoa. It consists of the eastern portion of Tutuila, American Samoa's largest island, plus the island of Aunu'u. The district has a land area of 67.027 km² (25.879 sq mi) and a 2000 c…

  • Vaitogi

    Vaitogi is a village in American Samoa. It has many missionaries and tourists who are attracted by the shopping for local products.

  • Taulaga

    Taulaga is the only village in Swains Island, American Samoa, except for Etena, which is almost deserted. It has a majority of the island's population of 35, a church, a communications center, and a school.

  • Poloa, American Samoa

    Poloa is a village in American Samoa. It is located at the west side of Tutuila in the Alataua District. The village has approximately 300 citizens. The main denominations in the area are Methodist and Christian.

  • Western District, American Samoa

    The Western District is one of the primary divisions of American Samoa. It consists of the western portion of Tutuila Island. It has a land area of 74.781 km² (28.873 sq mi) and contains 29 villages plus a part of Nu'uuli village. Among these is the…

  • Fitiuta Airport

    Fitiuta Airport (IATA: FTI, ICAO: NSFQ, FAA LID: FAQ) is a public airport located in Fiti‘uta, a village on the island of Ta‘ū in American Samoa, an unincorporated territory of the United States. Fitiuta Airport replaces Tau Airport previously locat…

  • Veterans Memorial Stadium (Pago Pago)

    Veterans Memorial Stadium is a football stadium located in Pago Pago Park, in Pago Pago, American Samoa. The 10,000 capacity venue is one of the smallest stadiums in Oceania, and serves as American Samoa's national stadium. It is the home venue of t…

  • KVZK-2

    KVZK-2 is the local PBS member station for Pago Pago and American Samoa, broadcasting in NTSC on VHF channel 2.

  • Rose Atoll Marine National Monument

    Rose Atoll Marine National Monument is a U.S. national monument in the South Pacific Ocean, covering 8,571,633 acres (13,393.18 sq mi; 34,688.17 km2) and encompassing the Rose Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, which was established in 1973 with 39,066…

  • Mapusaga, American Samoa

    Mapusaga is a small village located nine miles west of Pago Pago on Tutuila island in the American territory of American Samoa. Its coordinates are 14.33° south and 170.74389 ° west, with an elevation of 180 feet.

  • Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary

    Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary is a national marine sanctuary in American Samoa. It is the smallest, yet one of the most important, marine sanctuaries as it is home to more fish and marine mammals than any other marine sanctuary.