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Tuesday, 23. July 2019 at 07:28 AM

American Samoa Travel Advisory

Warning Level Icon Travelling American Samoa is (relatively) safe

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Local Situation: 1.0 / 5

Travelling American Samoa is (relatively) safe. We detected travel advisories from one source for this country.

Regional Situation: 1.0 / 5

This country shares no land border with any other country. Thus, the region score is identical to the country risk rating.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination American Samoa from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 1.0 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 0 - Travel is usually safe.
Flag of Canada

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/american-samoa

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.
Flag of Malta

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

About American Samoa

American Samoa with its capital Pago Pago is a country in Oceania (Polynesia), slightly larger than Washington, DC (199 km²). The country is located Oceania, group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about half way between Hawaii and New Zealand. The climate can be described as tropical marine, moderated by southeast trade winds; annual rainfall averages about 3 m; rainy season (November to April), dry season (May to October); little seasonal temperature variation. The landscape is five volcanic islands with rugged peaks and limited coastal plains, two coral atolls (Rose Island, Swains Island). With a population of less than a million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Pago Pago
Population less than one million
Size 199 km²
Size comparable to slightly larger than Washington, DC
Common languages en-AS,sm,to
Currency Dollar (short: USD)
Common voltage (electricity) 120V - 60Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 1900
International phone prefix +1-684
Internet Top Level Domain .as
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 AS
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 ASM
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 16

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems American Samoa is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • limited natural freshwater resources
  • the water division of the government has spent substantial funds in the past few years to improve water catchments and pipelines

Natural hazzards

  • cyclones common from December to March
  • limited volcanic activity on the Ofu and Olosega Islands; neither has erupted since the 19th century

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products American Samoa. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. handicrafts
  2. largely supplied by foreign fishing vessels
  3. tuna canneries

Agriculture products

  1. bananas
  2. breadfruit
  3. coconuts
  4. copra
  5. dairy products
  6. livestock
  7. papayas
  8. pineapples
  9. taro
  10. vegetables

American Samoan Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports of American Samoa.

Export products

  1. canned tuna

Import products

  1. food
  2. machinery
  3. parts
  4. petroleum products
  5. raw materials for canneries

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for American Samoa?

American Samoa is currently rated at 1,0 out of a possible 5.0. Travelling American Samoa is (relatively) safe.

So ... is it safe to travel American Samoa?

You are good to go, enjoy your trip to American Samoa.

How many advisories do you know for American Samoa?

We currently evaluate nine official sources each morning. Today, we know of 1 active advisories for American Samoa.