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American Samoa
(2,159 words)

U.S. Territory of American Samoa

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

55,800

Area

200 sq. km (77 sq. mi)

Population density

280/sq. km (730/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.09% (per 1,000: births 23, deaths 5)

Under 15 years

36%

Urban dwellers

87% (0.26% p.a.)

Capital city

Pago Pago 48,600

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

82% Samoan, 11% English, 3% Tongan, 1% Tagalog, 1% Chinese, plus 3 others

Peoples

82% Samoan; …

Cite this page
“American Samoa”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02ASM>
First published online: 2020



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