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American Samoa

Amerika Sāmoa
Motto(s): 
"Sāmoa, Muamua Le Atua" (Samoan) (English: "Samoa, Let God Be First")
Anthem: "Amerika Samoa"
Location of American Samoa
Location of American Samoa (circled in red)
Sovereign stateUnited States
Partition of SamoaDecember 2, 1899
Ratification ActFebruary 20, 1929
CapitalPago Pago
Largest cityTāfuna
Official languages
Ethnic groups
88.9% Samoan
2.9% Tongan
2.7% Multiracial
2.2% Filipino
2.2% other
1.2% White
Religion
98.3% Christian
1.7% other
Demonym(s)American Samoan(official)
Samoan(colloquial)
GovernmentDevolvedpresidentialconstitutionaldependency
Lolo Matalasi Moliga (D)
Lemanu Peleti Mauga (D)
LegislatureFono
Senate
House of Representatives
United States Congress
Amata Coleman Radewagen (R)
Area
• Total
77 sq mi (200 km2)
Highest elevation
3,170 ft (970 m)
Population
• 2020 estimate
55,212[1] (208th)
• 2010 census
55,519[2]
• Density
670.8/sq mi (259.0/km2)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$658 million[3]
• Per capita
$11,200[3][4]
CurrencyUnited States dollar (US$) (USD)
Time zoneUTC– 11:00 (SST)
Date formatmm/dd/yyyy
Driving sideright
Calling code+1-684
USPS abbreviation
AS
ISO 3166 code
Internet TLD.as

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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