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Last verified: Thursday, 19. September 2019 at 07:22 AM

American Samoa Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon Travelling American Samoa is (relatively) safe

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.

Risk scoring history for American Samoa

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for American Samoa.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

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.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

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

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Malta

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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 English, Samoan, Tonga
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 of 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 to and from 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. Collected from 1 official sources. Travelling American Samoa is (relatively) safe.

Is it safe to travel American Samoa in 2019?

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

How many travel advisories do you know for American Samoa?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 1 individual sources for American Samoa.

What is the size of American Samoa?

American Samoa has a size of 199 km² or 77 mi² which is slightly larger than Washington, DC.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.