Apia

Apia is the capital of Samoa, and its only city. It is located on the central north coast of Upolu, Samoa's second-largest island. Apia falls within the political district (itūmālō) of Tuamasaga.

Apia
Map of Apia
Apia
Coordinates: 13°50′S 171°45′W
CountrySamoa
DistrictTuamasaga
ConstituencyVaimauga West and Faleata East
Founded1850s
Became Capital1959
Area
  City47.80 sq mi (123.81 km2)
  Urban
20.0 sq mi (51.8 km2)
Elevation7 ft (2 m)
Population
 (2021)
  City41,611
  Density870/sq mi (340/km2)
  Urban
36,735
  Urban density1,800/sq mi (710/km2)
Time zoneUTC+13 (WST)
ClimateAf

The Apia Urban Area (generally known as the City of Apia) has a population of 37,391 (2016 census).[2] Its geographic boundaries extend roughly from Letogo village to the newer, industrialized region of Apia known as "Vaitele".


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