American Samoa Information

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Introduction to American Samoa

Pago Pago is among the most beautiful places in the world.  Pago Pago Harbor is surrounded by majestic mountains covered in lush tropical foliage.  The harbor is large enough to... read more

General Information

This is just a potpourri of general information you might find useful.  You will find information on currency, banks, commercial hours, power, seasons, time zone, language and communications... read more

Entry Requirements

All visitors to American Samoa require a valid passport, return ticket or onward ticket and sufficient funds to support their stay. US Citizens and US Nationals do not require a visa and may enter... read more

Caveats

We don't want to make it sound like Pago Pago is a dangerous or foreboding place.  We just want you to enjoy your visit and feel comfortable all the time.  You will be introduced to the heat and... read more

Government

American Samoa is officially the Territory of American Samoa, a territory of the United States.  It is, however, an unincorporated and unorganized territory and as such it lies outside the US... read more

Population

There don't appear to be any verifiably accurate population numbers.  Our best guess is 60,000-65,000, leaning to the larger number.  Of those, over 90% are Samoan.  It is unclear how many Samoans... read more