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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 (MORE)
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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 sm (MORE)
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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 19 (MORE)
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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. Terr (MORE)
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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 (MORE)
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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 (MORE)