National Symbols of American Samoa

American Samoa is a country in Australia/Oceania. It shares borders with the following countries: Tokelau, Samoa, Niue, . The capital of American Samoa is Pago Pago.

The official language is Samoan and the United States Dollar is the currency of the American Samoa. The domain is .as and the country code is +1-684.

National day is celebrated on 1 Jan 1962. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and American Samoa is no exception.

In American Samoa, Rugby union is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many American Samoan people. Kava is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of American Samoa. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national American Samoan symbol.

The country was founded by Tupua Tamasese Lealofi III. and Fiamē Naomi Mataʻafa is the Prime Minister.

In American Samoa the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B, F, I. The standard voltage is 120 V and the frequency is 60 Hz.

The American Samoan national anthem was written by Mariota Tiumalu Tuiasosopo and composed by Napoleon Andrew Tuiteleleapaga.

Country information

Official name(s) Territory of American Samoa
Alternative name(s) Territory of American Samoa
Regional location Oceania, group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about half way between Hawaii and New Zealand
Country name etymology "people of the ocean or deep sea"
Climate Tropical marine, moderated by southeast trade winds; annual rainfall averages about 3 m; rainy season (November to April), dry season (May to October); little seasonal temperature variation
Terrain Five volcanic islands with rugged peaks and limited coastal plains, two coral atolls (Rose Island, Swains Island)
Population 55,197
National Day 1 Jan 1962
Language(s) Samoan
Religion Christian
Country code +1-684
Literacy rate 97.3%
Currency United States Dollar
Capital city Pago Pago
ISO ASM
Domain(TLD) .as
Ethnicity Samoansm Tongan, Multiracial, & Filipino
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality American Samoan
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format mm/dd/yyyy
Total area 77 sq mi (200 km2)
Timezone UTC−11:00 (SST)
Average elevation 482 m (1,581 ft)
Coastline 116 Km
Mains electricity 120 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of American Samoa

Flag map of American Samoa

Motto of American Samoa

Sāmoa, Muamua Le Atua - "Samoa, Let God Be First"

National animal of American Samoa

The National animal of American Samoa is Tooth-billed pigeon (Manumea)

National Animal of American Samoa - Tooth-billed pigeon (Manumea)

National flower of American Samoa

The National flower of American Samoa is Paogo (Ulafala) Pandanus tectorius. Botanical name is Pandanus amaryllifolius.

National flower of American Samoa - Paogo (Ulafala) Pandanus tectorius

National bird of American Samoa

The National bird of American Samoa is Tooth-billed pigeon (Manumea)

National bird of American Samoa - Tooth-billed pigeon (Manumea)

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American Samoan Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Let it be thrown on the deck of the large canoe. A depreciatory saying of a speaker.

Why not steer a straight course? Applied to a speech having no definite proposition.

It grew in the bush, but it is cast away in the road.

This is a secret; lit., This is under the chestnut tree. this means hide things not to be remembered forever.

Of anything quick, like a canoe before the wind.

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