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is a country encompassing the western part of the Samoan Islands in the South Pacific Ocean
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Who is the Queen of Samoa?

Answer . The Head of State (Chief) is elected and he chooses a Prime Minister: don't think there is a Queen or King in the titular sense.

Queen of Samoa?

Samoa is a part of the British Commonwealth, meaning the queen of the UK is their queen, this being Queen Elizabeth II.

Where is Samoa?

Located in the South Pacific between Hawaii and New Zealand, Samoa consists of two entities; Western Samoa - an independent nation since 1961, and American Samoa - a U.S. Territory since 1900. Samoa is generally referred to as the "Cradle of Polynesia".

Where are the Islands of Samoa?

The Samoan Islands are in the central Pacific Ocean about half way between Hawaii and New Zealand. They straddle the International Date Line. Half of the islands are an independent country named Samoa, the others belong to the United States (American Samoa). Islands of Samoa (not American Samoa) are as follows: Upolu, Savaii, Manono, Apolima, Nuutele, Nuulua, Nusafe'e & Fanuatapu.

What is Samoa known for?

Samoa is known for lots of great food and celabrations people who are fighters! yezzer! And have a lot of rules, and eat a lot, and are loud! lolz.

What does samoa mean?

Somoa is an independent state. It is a country in the western partof the Somoan Islands in the South Pacific Ocean.

What is the vegetation of Samoa?

The vegetation of Samoa is sand, volcanoes and some trees. by MUFFINSHAQ Some trees is a incorrect statement. The vegetation is tropical and subtropical with TONS of lush, moist, green, broadleaf forests. Sand by the beaches. There is only one active volcanoe. by Bananabutterfly

What is Samoas best fruit in Samoa?

Depends what YOU like... but the favourtite has to be the freshly picked mangos!. my favorite is raw mango dipped in soy sauce and sugar.

Who is in charge of Samoa?

the governments i guess or prime ministers. It is both the government and the Head of State. Samoa is governed by a mixture of parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy.

What is there to do in Samoa?

eat!!! Depending on what your interests are, Samoa offers loads of things to do. If you love the outdoors, a tour around the islands are a treat! You get to learn about the culture and experience the Samoan way of life up front. There's also outdoor sports like surfing, scuba diving, bike riding, and hiking (altough its best to have a guide with you for the 2 last ones). Theres a pretty good night life aswell in Apia (the capital). And yes, of course, EATING! .We Samoans love our food! There are loads of restaurants in Samoa that offer a range of cuisines (Chinese, Japanese, Samoan...theres even a McDonalds in Apia).

What do they play in Samoa?

they mainly play rugby and cricket. Apart from that they sing a lot and dance too. They also (along with National Rugby Union and League teams) have a National Netball team.

How do you get to Samoa?

By plane, but if you're travelling from neighbouring islands, American Samoa, Tokelau etc, there's always the option to travel by boat. Alot of cruise ships stop in Samoa also, if you're that way inclined.

Is Samoa an atoll?

No it is not. An atoll is largely made up of coral reef and is generally flat land (Tokelau is an atoll) Samoa has mountains and is not flat.

How was Samoa acquired?

It was acquired by the U.S. because in World War 2, they found, and used Samoa as a place to store weapons, and keep some of their wounded. They also put bunkers around Samoa (I'm samoan and I've seen them) to keep out any of the Japanese that may have came and took it over, but the good news was that Japan never did find Samoa.

Who is the chief of Samoa?

The Head of State is TuiAtua Tupua Tamasese Efi Meaole. The Samoan Prime Minister is Tuilaepe Lupesoliai Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi.

How big is Samoa?

Samoa is 2,831 square kilometers large, 1,093 sq miles. and is made up of 0.3% of water

What is a moipe in Samoa?

That does not sound like a Samoan word. Maybe try Hawaii? Edit: I am wondering if you mean "moepi", which is "bedwetter, bedwetting, wetting the bed".

What is the lifestyle in Samoa?

its a really cruel lifestyle!!!its full of love and friendliness many people ion Samoa have a really good personality!!!!you may meet people that are really mean but you will work through it some how!!you just got to try!!!!in Samoa it is reallt tropical and theres alot of stuff to see!

Why is Samoa independent?

You ask "why" is Samoa independent?... I'd say because like any other country, Samoans feel they should have the right to think and feel for themselves. Like other countries, Samoa shouldn't have to adhere to foreign laws. Samoa is independent because they (we) are intelligent enough to know when enough "outside-world" control is enough!

Is Samoa joe from Samoa?

I dont know if Samoa Joe was actually born in Samoa, but I do know that he is of Samoan descent. He wasn't born in samoa.

What are the foods in Samoa?

Samoa imports alot of food from both the US and New Zealand. So things like chocolate are readily available (there's also a chocolate factory in Samoa). Alot of families in Samoa live off their land and there's an abundance of plantations that grow banana's, taro, breadfruit, yams, and pineapples (Im sure there are more but I cant remember them all off the top of my head). There are chicken, pig & cattle farms in Samoa also. And of course, there's the seafood! YUM!...

Who lives in Samoa?

There are more than just Samoans living in Samoa. Of course, predominantly, Samoans live there, but over the years alot of other nationalities are there also. For example, people of non-Samoan descent who marry a Samoan. Or someone who moved to Samoa for work (there are an increasing number of Japanese, Papalagi (caucasian) and Indo-Fijians living there).. When I lived in Samoa, I went to school with a Tongan family, and Tokelauan girl and more than a few caucasians.

Is Samoa the same as American Samoa?

No. Samoa is an independent nation while American Samoa is an American overseas territory. Germans and American feuded over Samoa. The territory was eventually split into two: Western (or German) Samoa and Eastern (or American) Samoa. Western Samoa eventually became independent while Eastern Samoa still remains an American territory.

Does Samoa get snow?

Nope. It's too close to the equator in the Pacific Ocean, so its almost always hot.

Who was the emperor of Samoa?

The Samoan last Head of State was Malietoa Tanumafili. The present Head of State is TuiAtua Tupua (King) Tamasese Efi Meaole.

How can I get a Visa for Samoa?

you need a Samoan citizen to sponser you. then if you want to stay 12 months plus you'll need a police report from the current country you live in and a medical report.

Why is Samoa poor?

if i were you i would shut the hell up and dont let any samoans here you say that you said that they r poor or somebodys going to get jumped talk about another island

Is Samoa a state?

No it is not. Samoa is an independent country with its own government and laws.

What is the annexation of Samoa?

Treaty of Berlin 1899 was an agreement between Germany and the U.S which divide Samoa into 2 parts...But it's time for American Samoa to secede the U.S...

Are there snakes in Samoa?

Yes. the worlds tiniest snake has found its way here. Its about 4-6 inches long, blind and burrows into the earth. Ramphotyphlops sp. It eats ant larvae. Its really small and really fast! Totally harmless but fascinating. We found one in our garden and the kids were intrigued.

Why is Samoa called Western Samoa?

it is called western Samoa because Samoa is divided into two parts, American Samoa and western Samoa. After colonialism came to Samoa, America took control of Eastern Samoa which adapted the name "American Samoa". While Germany (and later NZ) took control of Western Samoa, who then took on the name "Western Samoa". No called SAMOA. The nation dropped the "western" in 1997.

What are the ports of Samoa?

Seaports are Apia, Salelologa, Asau and Aleipata (I stand to be corrected on these). The International Airport is Faleolo. There is also a smaller airport at Fagali'i which smaller planes use in between American Samoa, Samoa and Savaii; and there is definitely one I know of in Savai'i, but now in 2012, there could be more airstrips for smaller planes in Savai'i.

How far is Samoa from American Samoa?

I think it's about 12,000 kilometres, so about 14 hours flying time this is wrong. I used to live in Vailoa (American Samoa) and on clear days I can see Samoa (western Samoa) from American Samoa. It's about 100 miles. The airplane trip takes about 30 minutes on a twin engine Cessna.

Why do Samoa have Tattoo?

There are many tattoos that Different Samoa tribes have e.g the Iegnau tribe use spirals in the tattoos and the fuyusa tribe use circles and faces

What is the dance of Samoa?

its like being together cause you dance together in a group there is also a dance woman and girls like me is called a bosiva

What is Samoas religon?

Most Samoans are Christian. Like all religion it was forced on them; during the western world conquests.

What is your name in Samoa?

What is your name? - "O ai lou igoa?" (colloquial, informal every day language). "O ai lou suafa?" (formal, polite and respectful).

Why was Samoa was know as German Samoa?

It was a German protectorate from 1900 to 1914, consisting of the islands of Upolu, Savai'i, Apolima and Manono. After 1920, the League of Nations gave it to England. After 1946, New Zealand administered it until independence in 1962. It is now part of Independent Samoa

Is there a desert in Samoa?

No, Samoa averages about 116 inches (2,965 mm) of rainfall onaverage per year. A desert receives less than 10 inches (250 mm) ofprecipitation per year on average.

What is an American Samoa?

American Samoa is an unincorporated territory of the United States. It is part of an island chain in the Southwest Pacific.