Samoa World Fact - Hostel in Europe


Samoa Samoa, the treasure islands of the South Pacific, are one of the smallest and most idyllic countries in the planet. Samoa offers some of the richest of Polynesian cultures, unspoilt environment and is home to a friendly community. Experience one of the most vibrant cultures in the region. Samoa has it all, waterfalls, blowholes, rain forest mountains, and of course, white sandy beaches where you can enjoy the sun right next to gorgeous lagoons.

Area: 2831 Km²
Population: 179.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 63 pop/Km²

System of government: Constitutional monarchy
Capital: Apia (32.850 pop.)
Major cities: -
Ethnic majority: Samoan 98%, European 2%
Border countries: -

Principal mountains: Mauga Silisili 1858 m
Principal rivers: -
Principal lakes: -
Principal islands: Savai'i 1707 Km², Upolu 1118 Km²
Climate: Tropical

Language: Samoan, English (both officials)
Religion: Protestant 70%, Catholic 20%
Currency: Tala (WST)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 4/1, 25/4, 1/6, 7/8, 3/11, 24/11, 25/12, 26/12
Dialling code: 00685
GMT: -11

World Heritage List: -