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What is american samoa?

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

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What is the capital of American somoa?

Apia is the capital and the largest city of American Samoa.


Which territory did US not gain in its victory in the Spanish American War?

The US did not gain their current territories of American Samoa, US Virgin Islands, or the Northern Mariana Islands as a result of the Spanish-American War.The US did gain the Philippines, Guam, Puerto Rico, and Cuba as a result of the Spanish-American War.


What is the meaning name of American Samoa?

The name of American Samoa which is an unincorporated territory of the United States is derived from the native language of the Samoan Islands Samoan. It literally translates to "Sacred Earth" or "Holy Ground". The name was first recorded by the British explorer Captain James Cook in 1773. In the 19th century American Samoa became a US territory and has since held that status.American Samoa is composed of five main islands: Tutuila Aunu\'u Ofu Olosega and Ta\'u. The capital of American Samoa is Pago Pago which is located on the island of Tutuila. The other four islands are smaller and are located in the Manu\'a Island group. American Samoa is home to a diverse population with the majority being of Samoan Tongan and other Polynesian descent. Other ethnicities include those of European Asian and African descent. The official languages of American Samoa are English and Samoan.


What are three other types of land controlled by the US?

American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Island and Guam


What is the most popular sport in Samoa?

The most favourite sport in Samoa is beach soccer.

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Is Samoa American Samoa and western Samoa all the same?

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.


Who is the current princess of American Samoa?

There is not a princess in American Samoa. American Samoa is ran by the U.S. government.


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American Samoa, Tonga, Fiji, Tuvalu, Tokelau


What is American Samoa's motto?

The motto of American Samoa is ''.


When was American Samoa created?

American Samoa was created in 1925.


How poor is American Samoa?

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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.


What are the two natiions called in Samoa?

Samoa and American Samoa


Who is the recent chief 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


In 1881 Samoa was divided into?

American Samoa and Western Samoa (now known as Samoa).


If half of Samoa is American what is the other half?

American Samoa and Samoa are basically 2 different countries with governing leaders for each. American Samoa is still an unofficial U.S territory while Samoa is an independent country.


What two nations were Samoa divide two?

Samoa and American Samoa