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Climate:

The climate is equatorial/monsoonal, with an average annual temperature of 26.5 C, and a rainy season from November to April. Savai'i is the largest of the Samoan islands and the sixth largest Polynesian island after New Zealand's North, South and Stewart Islands and the Hawaiian islands of Hawaiʻi and Maui. The population of Savai'i is 42, 000 people.

Language:

Samoan is the language of the Samoan Islands, comprising the independent country of Samoa and the United States territory of American Samoa. It is an official language alongside English in both jurisdictions.

Currency:

The Samoan currency is the Samoan Tala (roughly ST$100 = US$30) and since 1999 it is forbidden to use foreign currency in shops although some companies still quote in US$. American Samoa uses the US$ exclusively.

Visas:

http://www.samoa.visahq.com

Population:

The population of Samoa in 2003 was estimated by the United Nations at 177, 000, which placed it as number 173 in population among the 193 nations of the world. In that year approximately 5% of the population was over 65 years of age, with another 41% of the population under 15 years of age.

Capital City:

Apia is the capital and the largest city of Samoa. The city is located on the central north coast of Upolu, Samoa's second largest island. Apia is the only 'city' in Samoa and falls within the political district (itūmālō) of Tuamasaga.

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