Official Name:Capital: Apia
Population: Area 2,831 sq km (1,093 sq miles)
Area: Major languagesÂ Samoan, English
Major Languages: Major religionÂ Christianity
Major Religions: Life expectancyÂ 72 years (men), 78 years (women)
Life expectancy: CurrencyÂ tala
Currency: The Indepe
Apia is the capital and the biggest city in the Samoa with about 5% of the total population of Samoa residing in it. This city is situated in the central north coast of the Upolu Island of Samoa. Make sure you visit the wonderful Maketi Fou, a popular food market, on the Fugalei Street and taste fresh fruits and scrumptious vegetables. Walk for about ten minutes from this food market and you will discover an amazing place to shop exquisite jewelry, lovely baskets, and enjoy traditional Samoan music.
As the Apia Wharf ends in its east, you can find an enchanting spot well-known as Palolo Deep National Marine Reserve. Don€™t miss enjoying snorkeling and swimming in the pure blue waters of Palolo which is bordered by the spectacular coral walls. Enjoy mesmerizing experience of watching colorful, myriad variety of lovely tropical fishes.
An interesting tourist attraction on the Samoa Island is the Dwarves Cave, which is situated in the vicinity of the village Paia. It is popular as the most mysterious landmark developed due a volcanic occurrence several centuries ago. You can find here a long lava tube which is greater than one mile long. You can visit the intriguing cave and take several hours to explore it. Today, you may find legendary race of little individuals residing inside the cave and spot their footprints while you are exploring the cave.
Another fabulous tourist attraction in Samoa is the Papaseea Sliding Rocks, which you can find in the Faleata district by driving about 15 minutes from the capital Apia. Enjoy the fun of swimming and sliding down the naturally developed rock slides. You can find about five meters rock slide running down this enchanting waterfall into a natural pool of the freshwater to explore.5. Lake Lanoto€™o National Park