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Geography of Samoa

The country is located east of the international date line and south of the equator, about halfway between Hawai‘i and New Zealand in the Polynesian region of the Pacific Ocean.

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Apia is the capital of the Independent State of Samoa

Apia is the capital and the largest city of Samoa. From 1900 to 1919, it was the capital of the German 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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Population of Samoa

Samoa has a population of 194,320. About three-quarters of the population live on the main island of Upolu.