Samoa

Summary

Currency Used
Official Language
Form of Government
Dominant-party system
Parliamentary republic
Parliamentary system
Unitary state
Capital
Contained by
Area
2,831 km² (1093 mi²)
Population
GDP (nominal)
594,897,906 (2010, US$)
230,621,435 (1999, US$)
245,617,503 (2000, US$)
GDP (nominal per capita)
5,000 (2008, US$)
 

Country

Internet TLD
ws
Languages spoken
National anthem
The Banner of Freedom
Calling Code
685
FIPS Code
WS
 

Organization member

Member of
Pacific Islands Forum
Secretariat of the Pacific Community
 

Cyclone-affected area

Affected by cyclones
1889 Apia cyclone
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
Samoan
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Government bodies
Fono
Governing officials
Tupua Tamasese Tupuola Tufuga Efi (O le Ao o le Malo of Samoa, 2007-05-11, O le Ao o le Malo)
 

Bibs Location

Type
Country
 

Sport Country

Multi-event tournaments participated in
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Sports Team Location

Teams
 

Dated location

Date founded
1962-01-01
 

Location

Time zone(s)
People born here
Adjectival form
Samoan
Events
Geolocation
-172.043 × -13.774511828
Contains
 

Statistical region

Fertility rate
7.216 (1963)
7.362 (1960)
7.343 (1961)
GDP growth rate
0.431 (1983)
1.288 (1984)
3.919 (1985)
Internet users as percentage of population
0 (1990)
0.175 (1997)
0.23 (1998)
Life expectancy
49.97 (1960)
50.47 (1961)
50.97 (1962)
Places imported from
 

Administrative Area

Adjectival form
Samoan
Administrative parent
Short name
ws
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Samoa (1949-02-24)
 

Olympic participating country

IOC Code
SAM
Olympics participated in
Athletes
 

Uncommon Topic

Exceptions
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