Samoa
geographical name 1. (or formerly Navigators Islands) islands SW central Pacific N of Tonga Islands; divided at long. 171°W into American, or Eastern, Samoa & independent Samoa area 1209 square miles (3143 square kilometers) — see American Samoa 2. (or formerly Western Samoa) islands SW central Pacific W of American Samoa; formerly administered by New Zealand; an independent member of the Commonwealth of Nations since 1962 capital Apia (on Upolu Island) area 1100 square miles (2850 square kilometers), population 156,349

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