the part of Samoa belonging to the U.S., comprising mainly Tutuila and the Manua Islands. 76 sq. mi. (197 sq. km).
Capital: Pago Pago.
Abbreviation: AS (for use with zip code).
Besides Guam and the Northern Marianas, they are Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and American Samoa.
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the part of Samoa administered by the US. Capital: Pago Pago. Pop: 54 719 (2013 est). Area: 197 sq km (76 sq miles)
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