Region: South Pacific
Currency: Samoan Dollar (Tala)/US Dollar (USD/US$)
Time Zone: UTC-11
Phone Code: +685
Samoa, which comprises two large islands and seven smaller isles, is situated in the centre of the Southern Pacific Ocean, approximately equidistant between Honolulu and Sydney and immediately east of the International Date Line. The Islands have a total land area of approximately 2,830 sq. km. Five of the islands are uninhabited.