Geography in American Samoa

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American Samoa

Official symbols in American Samoa:

         
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Geography in American Samoa


The continent: Oceania
  
Iso2:AS
  
Iso3:ASM

For country comparisons (the table on the map) colors are used:
 
 Good performance;
 
 The average;
 
 Poor performance

Area in American Samoa


Surface area

200 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 208 in the world of 233 (11,16%); 18 place in Oceania from 24 (29,17%)

Land area

200 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 206 in the world of 230 (10,87%); 18 place in Oceania from 24 (29,17%)

Land use in American Samoa


Land area

200 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 206 in the world of 230 (10,87%); 18 place in Oceania from 24 (29,17%)

Agricultural land

24,50 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 140 in the world of 208 (33,17%); 9 place in Oceania from 19
(57,89%)
49 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 197 in the world of 209 (6,22%); 16 place in Oceania from 19
(21,05%)
0,088 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 176 in the world of 207 (15,46%); 17 place in Oceania from 19
(15,79%)
0,176 % (0,035 % annual) ↘
min: 0,064; max: 0,150; max-min: 0,086 (57,46%); mid: 0,107;
-0,019 (-21,10%)

Arable land

15 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 71 in the world of 206 (66,02%); 2 place in Oceania from 17
(94,12%)
30 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 182 in the world of 206 (12,14%); 10 place in Oceania from 17
(47,06%)
0,054 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 148 in the world of 206 (28,64%); 6 place in Oceania from 17
(70,59%)
0,176 % (0,035 % annual) ↘
min: 0,021; max: 0,056; max-min: 0,035 (61,92%); mid: 0,039;
0,015 (28,65%)

Forest area

87,70 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 5 in the world of 205 (98,05%); 2 place in Oceania from 18
(94,44%)
0,969 % (0,194 % annual) ↗
min: 87,70; max: 91,95; max-min: 4,25 (4,62%); mid: 89,83;
-2,13 (-2,42%)
175,40 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 180 in the world of 206 (13,11%); 14 place in Oceania from 18
(27,78%)
0,969 % (0,194 % annual) ↗
min: 175,40; max: 183,90; max-min: 8,50 (4,62%); mid: 179,65;
-4,25 (-2,42%)
0,316 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 94 in the world of 204 (54,41%); 13 place in Oceania from 18
(33,33%)
0,791 % (0,158 % annual) ↗
min: 0,302; max: 0,391; max-min: 0,088 (22,63%); mid: 0,347;
-0,031 (-9,77%)

Terrestrial protected areas

12,64 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 114 in the world of 204 (44,61%); 8 place in Oceania from 18
(61,11%)
2,49 % (0,497 % annual) ↘
min: 11,40; max: 12,64; max-min: 1,24 (9,81%); mid: 12,02;
0,620 (4,91%)
25,44 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 189 in the world of 202 (6,93%); 15 place in Oceania from 18
(22,22%)
0,023 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 11 in the world of 202 (95,05%); 3 place in Oceania from 18
(88,89%)

Coastline

116 km.[?] (2015)

highest point

964 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 161 in the world of 232 (31,03%); 12 place in Oceania from 24 (54,17%)

Main parameters in American Samoa


Population

55 538 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 206 in the world of 233 (12,02%); 14 place in Oceania from 24 (45,83%)
0,176 % (0,035 % annual) ↗
min: 20 012; max: 59 262; max-min: 39 250 (66,23%); mid: 39 637;
15 901 (28,63%)

Surface area

200 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 208 in the world of 233 (11,16%); 18 place in Oceania from 24 (29,17%)

Population density

277,69 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 49 in the world of 230 (79,13%); 5 place in Oceania from 24 (83,33%)
0,176 % (0,035 % annual) ↗
min: 102,39; max: 296,31; max-min: 193,92 (65,44%); mid: 199,35;
78,34 (28,21%)

Population growth rate

0,187 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 181 in the world of 216 (16,67%); 18 place in Oceania from 19 (10,53%)
662,80 % (132,56 % annual) ↘
min: -1,52; max: 4,12; max-min: 5,64 (136,85%); mid: 1,30;
-1,11 (-594,43%)

Surface area

0,360 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 48 in the world of 233 (79,83%); 5 place in Oceania from 24 (83,33%)
0,176 % (0,035 % annual) ↘
min: 0,338; max: 1,01; max-min: 0,670 (66,44%); mid: 0,673;
-0,313 (-86,95%)