What is the Latitude and Longitude on Samoa?
Latitude of Samoa is:-13.5833 and Longitude of Samoa is: -172.3333
Independent since 1962, Samoa is a country located in South Pacific Ocean. It is a group of islands the most important of which are Upolu and Polynesia, Savai. New Zealand occupied the island of Samoa from the end of World War 1 till 1962.
Samoa covers the western part of Samoan Islands and is located at the geographical coordinates of 13.5833 South and 172.3333 West. It is spread over an area of 2,831 square kilometres and the population of 179,000 is resident in the country according to 2009 census. Apia is the capital and the largest city of Samoa.
The location of Samoa is to the south of the equator and quite near to it. Thus the climate there is also equatorial type, which is accompanied with a hot temperature for most part of the year.
Agriculture and fishing play the most important part in Samoa's economy. Tourism is increasingly becoming an intrinsic part of the growing economy of the country. fa'a Samoa is the most important aspect of Samoa's culture as well as its economy.
Literature and music forms the core of country's culture. Hip-hop form of music is most popular in the country. In sports, Samoa has a national team in rugby and cricket is also popular among the population.
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