Samoa

Samoa is an island nation in the , part of . The country has two main islands, which have narrow coastal plains with volcanic, rocky, rugged mountains in the interior.

Popular Destinations

is the capital of Samoa. It is on the island of and has a population of just under 40,000. Photo: Simon sees, CC BY 2.0.

is the most important of Samoa's islands. The Region of also includes all other islands of the country apart from the so-called "big" island of . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Savaiʻi is the largest that forms the largest continuous patch of rainforest in Polynesia. Photo: Teinesavaii, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Samoa

Latitude of center
-13.9394° or 13° 56' 21.8" south
Longitude of center
-171.7383° or 171° 44' 17.9" west
Population
193,000
Capital
Area
1137 miles² (2944 km²)
Currency
Tala (WST)
Phone code
685
Internet domain
.ws
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1529444079
Geo­Names ID
4034894
Let's improve OpenStreetMap together.

Also Known As

  • Achinese: Samoa
  • Afrikaans: Samoa
  • Akan: Samoa
  • Albanian: Samoa
  • Amharic: ሳሞአ
  • Amharic: ሳሞዓ
  • Arabic: Samoa
  • Arabic: ساموا
  • Aragonese: Samoa
  • Armenian: Արեւմտեան Սամոա
  • Armenian: Սամոա
  • Arpitan: Samoa
  • Asturian: Samoa
  • Avaric: Samoa
  • Azerbaijani: Samoa
  • Balinese: Samoa
  • Bambara: Samoa
  • Bambara: Samowa
  • Banjar: Samoa
  • Bashkir: Самоа
  • Basque: Samoa
  • Belarusian: Самоа (Заходняе)
  • Belarusian: Самоа
  • Bengali: সামোয়া
  • Bhojpuri: समोआ
  • Bishnupriya: সামোয়া
  • Bosnian: Samoa
  • Breton: Samoa
  • Bulgarian: Самоа
  • Burmese: ဆမိုးအားနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Estat Independent de Samoa
  • Catalan: Samoa
  • Cebuano: Samoa
  • Central Bikol: Samoa
  • Central Kurdish: ساموا
  • Chavacano: Samoa
  • Chechen: Самоа
  • Chinese: Samoa
  • Chinese: 萨摩亚
  • Chinese: 萨摩亚独立国
  • Chinese: 薩摩亞
  • Cornish: Samoa
  • Crimean Tatar: Samoa
  • Croatian: Samoa
  • Czech: Samoa
  • Danish: Samoa
  • Dhivehi: ސަމޯއާ
  • Dimli (individual language): Samoa
  • Dotyali: समोआ
  • Dutch: Samoa
  • Dutch: WS
  • Dutch: WSM
  • Eastern Mari: Самоа
  • Egyptian Arabic: ساموا
  • English: Independent State of Samoa
  • English: Sāmoa
  • English: Western Samoa
  • English: ws
  • English: 🇼🇸
  • Esperanto: Okcidenta Samoo
  • Esperanto: Samoo
  • Esperanto: Sendependa Ŝtato Samoo
  • Esperanto: WS
  • Estonian: Samoa
  • Estonian: Samoa Iseseisvusriik
  • Ewe: Samoa nutome
  • Extremaduran: Samoa
  • Faroese: Sámoa
  • Fiji Hindi: Samoa
  • Finnish: Samoa
  • Finnish: Samoan itsenäinen valtio
  • French: Samoa
  • French: Samoa occidentales
  • French: WS
  • French: l’État indépendant des Samoa
  • Friulian: Samoe
  • Fulah: Samowaa
  • Gagauz: Samoa
  • Galician: Samoa
  • Ganda: Samowa
  • Georgian: სამოა
  • German: Samoa
  • German: Unabhängiger Staat Samoa
  • German: West-Samoa
  • German: Westsamoa
  • Goan Konkani: Samoa
  • Goan Konkani: सामोआ
  • Greek: Σαμόα
  • Guarani: Samóa
  • Guianese Creole French: Samoa
  • Gujarati: સમોઆ
  • Haitian: Samoa
  • Hakka Chinese: Samoa
  • Hausa: Samoa
  • Hausa: Samowa
  • Hebrew: סמואה
  • Hindi: समोआ
  • Hungarian: Samoa
  • Hungarian: Szamoa
  • Hungarian: Szamoai Független Állam
  • Icelandic: Samóa
  • Ido: Samoa
  • Iloko: Samoa
  • Inari Sami: Samoa
  • Inari Sami: Samoa jiečânâs staatâ
  • Indonesian: Samoa
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Samoa
  • Interlingue: Samoa
  • Irish: Samó
  • Italian: Samoa
  • Jamaican Creole English: Samoa
  • Japanese: サモア
  • Japanese: サモア独立国
  • Japanese: 西サモア
  • Javanese: Samoa
  • Kalaallisut: Samoa
  • Kalmyk: Самомудин Орн
  • Kannada: ಸಮೋಅ
  • Kannada: ಸಮೋವಾ
  • Kazakh: Самоа
  • Khmer: សាមូអា
  • Kikuyu: Samoa
  • Kinyarwanda: Samowa y’Uburengerazuba
  • Kirghiz: Самоа
  • Korean: 사모아
  • Kotava: Samoa
  • Kurdish: Samoa
  • Kurdish: ساموا
  • Lao: Samoa
  • Latin: Samoa
  • Latvian: Rietumsamoa
  • Latvian: Samoa
  • Ligurian: Samoa
  • Limburgan: Samoa
  • Lingala: Samoa
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Samoa
  • Literary Chinese: 薩摩亞
  • Lithuanian: Samoa
  • Livvi: Samoa
  • Lombard: Samoa
  • Low German: Samoa
  • Lower Sorbian: Samoa
  • Luba-Katanga: Samoa
  • Luxembourgish: Samoa
  • Macedonian: Самоа
  • Malagasy: Samoa
  • Malay: Samoa
  • Malayalam: സമോവ
  • Malayalam: സാമോവ
  • Maltese: Samoa
  • Maltese: l-Istat Indipendenti ta’ Samoa
  • Manx: Samoa
  • Maori: Hamoa
  • Maori: Hāmoa
  • Maori: Hāmoa ki te Uru
  • Marathi: सामोआ
  • Marathi: सामो‌आ
  • Min Dong Chinese: Samoa
  • Min Nan Chinese: Samoa
  • Minangkabau: Samoa
  • Mingrelian: სამოა
  • Mongolian: Самоа
  • Moroccan Arabic: صاموا
  • Nauru: Tamoa
  • Nepali: सामोआ
  • Newari: सामोआ
  • North Ndebele: Samowa
  • Northern Frisian: Samoa
  • Northern Sami: Samoa
  • Northern Sami: Samoa iehčanas stáhta
  • Norwegian: Samoa
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Den selvstendige staten Samoa
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Samoa
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Samoa
  • Occitan (post 1500): Samoa
  • Oriya: ପାଶ୍ଚାତ୍ୟ ସାମୋଆ
  • Oriya: ସମୋଆ
  • Oriya: ସାମୋଆ
  • Oriya: ସାମୋଆ ସାଧାରଣତନ୍ତ୍ର
  • Ossetian: Самоæ
  • Pali: समोआ
  • Pampanga: Samoa
  • Panjabi: ਸਮੋਆ
  • Papiamento: Samoa
  • Persian: ساموآ
  • Persian: ساموا
  • Piemontese: Samoa
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Samoa
  • Polish: Samoa
  • Polish: Samoa Zachodnie
  • Portuguese: Samoa
  • Pushto: ساموا
  • Quechua: Samwa
  • Romanian: Samoa
  • Romansh: Samoa
  • Rundi: Samowa
  • Russia Buriat: Самоа
  • Russian: Независимое Государство Самоа
  • Russian: Самоа
  • Sakizaya: Samoa
  • Samoan: Malo Sa’oloto Tuto’atasi o Samoa
  • Samoan: Samoa
  • Samoan: Sāmoa
  • Samogitian: Samuoa
  • Sango: Samoäa
  • Sanskrit: समोआ
  • Sardinian: Samoa
  • Scots: Samoa
  • Scottish Gaelic: Samoa
  • Scottish Gaelic: Samotha
  • Serbian: Самоа
  • Serbo-Croatian: Samoa
  • Shan: မိူင်းသႃႇမူဝ်းဝႃႇ
  • Shona: Samoa
  • Sicilian: Samoa
  • Silesian: Samoa
  • Sindhi: ساموا
  • Sinhala: ස්වාධීන සැමෝවා රාජ්‍යය
  • Sinhala: සැමෝවා
  • Skolt Sami: Samoa
  • Skolt Sami: Samoa jiõččnaž riikk
  • Skolt Sami: Samoa jiõččnaž valdia
  • Slovak: Samoa
  • Slovenian: Samoa
  • Somali: Samoa
  • South Azerbaijani: ساموا آداسی
  • Spanish: Estado Independiente de Samoa
  • Spanish: Samoa
  • Sundanese: Samoa
  • Swahili: Samoa
  • Swedish: Samoa
  • Swedish: Självständiga staten Samoa
  • Swiss German: Samoa
  • Tagalog: Samoa
  • Tahitian: Hāmoa
  • Tajik: Самоа
  • Tamil: சமோவா
  • Tatar: Самоа
  • Telugu: సమోవా
  • Thai: ซามัว
  • Thai: ประเทศซามัว
  • Tibetan: ནུ་བ་ས་མོ་འ།
  • Tibetan: ས་མོའ།
  • Tigrinya: ሳሞአ
  • Tok Pisin: Samoa
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Haʻamoa
  • Tosk Albanian: Samoa
  • Tunisian Arabic: ساموا
  • Turkish: Bağımsız Samoa Devleti
  • Turkish: Samoa
  • Turkmen: Samoa
  • Udmurt: Самоа
  • Uighur: ساموئا
  • Ukrainian: Самоа
  • Upper Sorbian: Samoa
  • Urdu: ساموآ
  • Urdu: سامووا
  • Uzbek: Samoa
  • Veps: Samoa
  • Vietnamese: Samoa
  • Vietnamese: Xa-moa (Samoa)
  • Vietnamese: Xa-moa
  • Volapük: Samovuäns
  • Võro: Samoa
  • Waray (Philippines): Samoa
  • Welsh: Samoa
  • Western Armenian: Արեւմտեան Սամոա
  • Western Frisian: Samoa
  • Western Frisian: Samoä
  • Western Mari: Самоа
  • Western Panjabi: ساموآ
  • Western Panjabi: سموا
  • Wolof: Samowaa
  • Wu Chinese: 薩摩亞
  • Xhosa: Samowa
  • Yakut: Самоа
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Samọ
  • Yoruba: Sàmóà
  • Yue Chinese: 薩摩亞
  • Zeeuws: Samoa
  • Zhuang: Samoa
  • Zulu: i-Samoa
  • Malo Sa'oloto Tuto'atasi o Sāmoa
  • Samoa i Sisifo

Popular Destinations in Polynesia

Wherever you go, go with all your heart.  

Escape to a Random Place

FranceFrance
South KoreaMalaysia
About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors and available under the Open Database License. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Samoa. See this page's contributions. Photo: Neil, CC BY 2.0.