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American Samoa
Amerika Sāmoa
"Sāmoa, Muamua Le Atua" (Samoan) (English: "Samoa, Let God Be First")
Anthem: "Amerika Samoa"
Location of American Samoa
Location of American Samoa
(circled in red)
Sovereign state United States[a]
Partition of SamoaDecember 2, 1899
Ratification ActFebruary 20, 1929
CapitalPago Pago[b]
Government seatFagatogo[b]
Largest villageTāfuna
Official languages
Ethnic groups
Demonym(s)American Samoan
GovernmentDevolved presidential constitutional dependency
• President
Joe Biden (D)
• Governor
Lemanu Peleti Mauga (D)
Salo Ale (D)
House of Representatives
United States Congress
Amata Coleman Radewagen (R)
• Total
77 sq mi (200 km2)
Highest elevation
970 m (3,170 ft)
• 2021 estimate
46,366[8] (210th)
• Density
670.8/sq mi (259.0/km2)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$658 million[8]
• Per capita
CurrencyUnited States dollar (US$) (USD)
Time zoneUTC−11:00 (SST)
Date formatmm/dd/yyyy
Driving sideright
Calling code+1-684
USPS abbreviation
ISO 3166 code
Internet TLD.as

American Samoa

American Samoa is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the South Pacific Ocean, southeast of the independent state of Samoa. Its location is centered on 14.3°S 170.7°W. It is east of the International Date Line, while Samoa is west of the Line. The total land area is 199 square kilometers (76.8 sq mi), slightly more than Washington, D.C. American Samoa is the southernmost territory of the United States and one of two U.S. territories south of the Equator, along with the uninhabited Jarvis Island. Tuna products are the main exports, and the main trading partner is the rest of the United States.