Outline of Samoa

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The location of Samoa
An enlargeable map of the Independent State of Samoa

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Samoa:

Samoasovereign island nation located in the western Samoan Islands archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean.[1] Previous names were Samoa from 1900 to 1919, and Western Samoa from 1914 to 1997. It was admitted to the United Nations on 15 December 1976.[2] The entire island group, inclusive of American Samoa, was known by Europeans as the Navigator Islands before the 20th century because of the Samoans' seafaring skills.[3][4]

General reference[edit]

Geography of Samoa[edit]

Geography of Samoa

Environment of Samoa[edit]

An enlargeable satellite image of Samoa

Natural geographic features of Samoa[edit]

Regions of Samoa[edit]

Regions of Samoa

Ecoregions of Samoa[edit]

List of ecoregions in Samoa

Administrative divisions of Samoa[edit]

Administrative divisions of Samoa

Districts of Samoa[edit]

Districts of Samoa

Demography of Samoa[edit]

Demographics of Samoa

Government and politics of Samoa[edit]

Politics of Samoa

Branches of the government of Samoa[edit]

Government of Samoa

Executive branch of the government of Samoa[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Samoa[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Samoa[edit]

Court system of Samoa

Foreign relations of Samoa[edit]

Foreign relations of Samoa

International organization membership[edit]

The Independent State of Samoa is a member of:[1]

Law and order in Samoa[edit]

Law of Samoa

Military of Samoa[edit]

Military of Samoa Samoa has no military.[5]

Local government in Samoa[edit]

Local government in Samoa

The Fa'amatai system is Samoa's chiefly system of governance existing at the local village level.

History of Samoa[edit]

History of Samoa

Culture of Samoa[edit]

Culture of Samoa

Art in Samoa[edit]

Sports in Samoa[edit]

Sports in Samoa

Economy and infrastructure of Samoa[edit]

Economy of Samoa

Education in Samoa[edit]

Education in Samoa

Infrastructure of Samoa[edit]

See also[edit]



  1. ^ a b "Samoa". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. July 2, 2009. Retrieved July 23, 2009.
  2. ^ "List of Member States: S". United Nations. Retrieved 2007-11-27.
  3. ^ "The Navigator Islands". The Argus. 2 January 1882.
  4. ^ "Samoa — The Heart of Polynesia". Polynesian Culture Center. Archived from the original on January 10, 2008. Retrieved 2007-11-26.
  5. ^ "Samoa", CIA World Factbook

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Samoa