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Samoa - WS / WSM

Name Samoa (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes WS / WSM
Continent Oceania
Continent code OC
Capital Apia
Area 283
DD coordinates -13.758311 / -172.104768
DMS coordinates -13°45'29.92" S / -172°06'17.16" W
UTM coordinates 2L 380565.03888586 8478729.170016
Total cities 116
Flag of Samoa

Samoa location on map

Information about Samoa

Samoa is a part of the Oceania continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Samoa, is WS.

It's territory covers an area of 283 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Apia, the capital city of Samoa. On nationwide level, English is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Samoans. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather left-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 1150 km of roadways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 685 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use WST as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Samoa live according to the Pacific/Apia time zone, which is also the one used in Apia.

More facts

Official languages English
Nationalities Samoans
Road traffic Left
Domain zone .ws
Phone codes 685
Currencies WST
Life expectancy males Ø 71,2 years
Life expectancy females Ø 75,3 years
Birthrate 24,4 ‰
Deathrate 5,2 ‰
Males/Females 51,8%/48,2%

WS economy

GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 305,7 M $
Importations 428,5 M $
Tourism receipts 207,10 M $
Unemployment rate 8,9%
Inflation rate 0,98%
Corruption index 52 (moderate)
Energy consumption 122,8 M kWh

WS land use

4% Urban areas 108 km²
12% Agricultural areas 351 km²
60% Forest 1716 km²
0% Water areas 10 km²
23% Others 665 km²

WS transport

Roadways 1150 km
Commercial harbors 13
Airports 3

Samoa cities by first letter

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From Samoa to other countries distance

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
AUS Flag of Australia Australia Oceania Canberra 5832 km
CAN Flag of Canada Canada North America Ottawa 10433 km
DEU Flag of Germany Germany Europe Berlin 15849 km
GBR Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom Europe London 15287 km
NZL Flag of New Zealand New Zealand Oceania Wellington 3608 km
USA Flag of United States United States North America - 9782 km
ZAF Flag of South Africa South Africa Africa Pretoria 14984 km
ARE Flag of United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Asia Abu Dhabi 15058 km
ALB Flag of Albania Albania Europe Tirana 16745 km
ARM Flag of Armenia Armenia Asia Yerevan 15368 km

There are many ways to find how far is Samoa (WS) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Samoa to Haversine
North pole 11537 km 7169 mil
Equator 18255 km 11343 mil
South pole 8478 km 5268 mil

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People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Samoa and Niger is 19588 kilometers or 12171 miles.
The most smallest distances between Samoa and American Samoa is 164 kilometers or 102 miles.
We found information about 116 cities.
The capital of WS is Apia with population in 2022 over 37708 people.
The area of Samoa (WS) is 283 square kilometers.
Yes, Samoa is part of the continent of Oceania.
Official name of WS is The Independent State of Samoa.
Samoa has approximately 3 airports.