Overview - American Samoa

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Capital:Pago Pago
Area:199 sq km
Population:57,794 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Samoan (closely related to Hawaiian and other Polynesian languages) - 90.6%, English - 2.9%, Others - 6.5%. Note: most people are bilingual.
Religion(s):Christian Congregationalist - 50%, Roman Catholic - 20%, Protestant and others - 30%.
Ethnic Group(s):Samoan (Polynesian) - 89%, Caucasian - 2%, Tongan - 4%, others - 5%.