Main Facts About Samoa

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Currency
The official currency of Samoa is the tala, ST$ which is made up of 100 sene (cents). Before WWI Samoa used the German Mark as its official currency. The German mark was replaced by the New Zealand pound at a rate of 2 tala = 1 pound which was also equal to the New Zealand dollar.
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Language
Samoan and English are the official languages in Samoa. Including second-language speakers, there are more speakers of Samoan than English in Samoa. Samoan, a Polynesian language, is the first language for most of the Samoa Islands' population of about 246,000 people.
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Weather
Samoa's climate can be characterised as tropical with balmy year round temperatures and high levels of humidity. Temperatures average between 23°C and 31°C throughout the year, with the warmest temperatures occurring between November and February.
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Power Plugs
All power sockets in Samoa provide a standard voltage of 230V with a standard frequency of 50Hz. You can use all your equipment in Samoa if the outlet voltage in your own country is between 220V-240V. This is the case in most of Europe, Australia, the United Kingdom and most countries in Africa and Asia.
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Population
The current population of Samoa is 200,826 as of Tuesday, May 3, 2022, based on Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data. Samoa 2020 population is estimated at 198,414 people at mid year according to UN data. Samoa population is equivalent to 0% of the total world population.
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Fun Fact
Traditionally known as Tatau, tattooing represents the spiritual and cultural heritage of Samoa. In fact, Samoans were among the earliest tattoo artists and are considered to be among the best in the world.