Overview - Samoa

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Capital:Apia
Area:2,944 km²
Population:176,908 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Samoan (Polynesian), English.
Religion(s):Congregationalist - 34.8%, Roman Catholic - 19.6%, Methodist - 15%, Latter-Day Saints - 12.7%, Assembly of God - 6.6%, Seventh-Day Adventist - 3.5%, other Christian - 4.5%, Worship Centre - 1.3%, others - 1.7%, unspecified - 0.1%.
Ethnic Group(s):Samoan - 92.6%, Mixed (European-Polynesian) - 7%, Europeans - 0.4%.