How far is Samoa from American Samoa?

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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.
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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. Territory since 1900. Samoa is generally referred to as the "Cradle of Polynesia".

Is American Samoa a US Territory?

Yes, that little piece of Heaven is a US Territory. ----- Yes, American Samoa is a U.S territory...But since American Samoa was taken by foreigner's without our peoples say... I want American Samoa to secede from U.S even through war if neccesary, then reunite all of Samoa, Then make allies wit ( Full Answer )

What is the electrical voltage in American Samoa?

American Samoa follows the American standard 110 VAC. So, generally alomsot every product from the US would work in American Samoa. The voltage in American Samoa is 120 V @60 HZ. American Samoa uses plugs A or B or F or I. Compatible with the US and Canada. Source:

What type of government does American Samoa have?

American Samoa has a Constitutional republic, representativedemocracy form of government. American Samoa is an unincorporatedterritory of the United States. Its current governor is Lolo LetaluMatalasi Moliga, and the governor is the head of the government.

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, ( Full Answer )

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 American Samoa a state?

No, Samoa, officially the Independent State of Samoa , is a country in the South Pacific Ocean admitted to the United Nations on December 15, 1976.

Why is there western and American Samoa?

It used to be one whole country. Samoa. Until world war I when the US occupied American Samoa for its naval base in Pago Pago, and Western Samoa was occupied by Germany, and then NZ. Now, Samoa (no longer called Western Samoa) is an independent country, whereas American Samoa is still a US territory ( Full Answer )

What languages are spoken in American Samoa?

Samoan is the first language, and English is the second language Main language Samoan, second language English Samoan Taiwanese American Samoa, also called "Amerika Sāmoa," has 2 official languages: . Samoan . English No other local languages are spoken, other than foreign languages spoken ( Full Answer )

Are Samoa and American Samoa the same thing?

They are the same in that Samoans in American Samoa and Samoa (once Western Samoa ) have the same heritage. However, American Samoa is a US territory while Samoa is an independent nation. So they are in effect two different countries.

Is american Samoa part of the US?

i thonk so credit to the book chuck norris made (wikopedia) American Samoa (/əˈmɛrɨkən səˈmoʊ.ə/ ( listen) ; Samoan : Amerika Sāmoa ; also Amelika Sāmoa or Sāmoa Amelika ) is anunincorporated territory of the United States located in the South Pacific ( Full Answer )

What is the oldest building in American Samoa?

The Atauloma Girls School is the oldest building in American Samoa.However, the official courthouse also is quite old. Both are worthvisiting if traveling to this area.

Why and how did the US acquire American Samoa?

In the early 18th century French explorers tried to take over the islands. In the 1889 Germany invaded Samoa and (in the process) destroyed American property. The U.S then sent 3 warships to battle Germany but were met by a cyclone which wiped out most battleships on both sides. Because of this, the ( Full Answer )

How far is Samoa from Tonga?

Do you mean Samoa or American Samoa? If you mean Samoa, then the distance is 889kms or 552miles. If you mean American Samoa, then the distance is 937.8kms or 582.7miles.

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 Samo ( Full Answer )

What is the importance of Christianity's in American Samoa?

Christianity is very important to us Samoans. It is our main priority, it is what makes us us. We obey every commandment and we love Jesus Christ as he died on the cross for us and now we are worshipping Him. Christianity is long and forever with us Samoans, we never forget it.

When was American Samoa found?

American Samoa was found before it became a US territory. It was simply the 'eastern' islands of Samoa. Samoa was first discovered in 1722 by a Dutch explorer named Jacob Roggeveen.

How did american samoa get its name?

The origins of Samoa are uncertain. Moa is a very old family/tribal name, and Sa Moa is "people of Moa". American Samoa iscalled that to distinguish it from Samoa. American Samoa is a USterritory located Southeast of Samoa. It is 5 islands, and 2 atols-about 76 sq. miles of land, and just over 55,00 ( Full Answer )

What did Samoa give Americans in 1878?

In 1878 Somoa agreed to give Americans special trading rights andpermission to build a naval station at the port of Pago Pago

Why did the US want American Samoa?

Before the Spanish-American War (1898) and the acquisition of the Philippines, the US sought to establish island bases to support naval fleets in the Western Pacific. As a result of a conflict with Germany over the islands in the group, the US became interested in Samoa. Once the Philippines were wo ( Full Answer )

Is American Samoa better than Western Samoa?

Western Samoa and American Samoa are great. But Western Samoa goes way harder! American Samoa is cool too. But we are independent and we do our own thing. And in the West side we don;t play. I have uncles there that ACTUALLY GO TO SOMEONE'S HOME WITH A KNIFE if you mess with them. Also, we got savag ( Full Answer )

Is there voting in American Samoa?

American Samoa partakes in the national election during the primaries and sends delegates to both major national conventions.

Why was the us interested in American Samoa?

Who wouldn't wanna get interested with the Polynesians?'s because they're Good People && they HARD heads too![: lols..ik that because I'm ONE!:) lols

How did American Samoa get its nickname?

Samoa is a colonial countries, Long time ago,it have been German colonial. Then they were now American colonial and control it! ! of course , American Samoa Belongs to the east of Samoa area

Who was the chief of American Samoa?

I am not sure which chiefs you mean. One of the last ones, around 1899, was Tuimanu'a Elisala. But since then, American Samoa is a United States territory, and its leader is whoever the current American president is-- in this case, President Obama. American Samoa does still have its own local leader ( Full Answer )

How far is American Samoa from Fiji?

Fiji (officially the Republic of Fiji,) is an island nation in the South Pacific Ocean. It is approximately about 600 miles (1,000 kilometers) southwest of the American Samoa.The total are of Fiji is 7056 m2 (18,274 km2), 155th among nations in the world. It's capital city is Suva, the largest city ( Full Answer )

Why is American Samoa not an Island?

English: American Samoa, also called east Samoa, it was located in the Pacific Polynesian southern of islands, the United States territory inhabited the only belongs to the southern hemisphere in the region. Capital, palmer fruit palmer fruit is the Pacific on one of the natural harbor. In American ( Full Answer )

Who was Samoa?

is a country encompassing the western part of the Samoan Islands in the South Pacific Ocean

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.

Is American Samoa a country?

No. It is a territory of the United States of America. Samoa is a country, but American Samoa is not.

Who is king of American Samoa?

American Samoa is an unincorporated territory of the USA and has no king. The Governor and Lieutenant Governor of American Samoa are elected by popular vote and the Governor is the head of government of American Samoa. The President of the United States is also the Head of State for American Samoa