Capital: Apia

Population: 193,471 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Samoan Tālā (WST)

Official Languages: Samoan, English

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Samoan, Euronesians, Europeans, and others

Largest Cities: Apia, Asau, Mulifanua

Main Sport: Rugby, Cricket

Political System: Parliamentary Democracy

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1)

Good Friday (March 25)

Holy Saturday (March 26)

Easter (March 27-28)

ANZAC Day (April 25)

Mother’s Day (May 8)

Independence Day (June 1)

Arbor Day (November 4)

Christmas Day (December 25)

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