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Map of Samoa

Map of Samoa

Demonym: Samoan
Motto: Fa'avae i le Atua Sāmoa (Samoa is founded on God)
Population: 194,320 (2012)
Government: parliamentary republic
Capital City: Apia
Capital Coordinates: 13°50′S 171°45′W
Capital Time Zone: UTC+13
Currency: Tala
Currency Code: WST
Currencies Issued: pound sene tala
GDP: $630.0 million (2011)
Per Capita Income: $3,451 (2011)
Foreign Debt: $235.5 million (2009)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: WS
Internet Country Code: .ws
Calling Code: 685
Electrical Generation Capacity: 41100 kW
Independence: 1962 from New Zealand
Area: 2,831 square km (2,821 km land) (10 km water)
Coastline: 403 km
Lowest Point: Pacific Ocean (0 m)
Highest Point: Mount Silisili (1,857 m)
Life Expectancy: 72.66 years
Fertility Rate: 3.13 (2012)
Infant Mortality Rate: 21.85 per 1000 (2012)
Human Development Index: 0.688 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 3.9 (2011)
Literacy: 99.70 percent

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 2

Number of coins in catalogue: 1

Number of stamps in catalogue: 7

Location of Samoa in Australia/Oceania

Regional Map for Samoa

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