Samoa 2011

Samoa is an island country in the South Pacific Ocean. It is located half way between Hawaii and New Zealand. YFC is a well known movement in Samoa, conducting rallies, High School ministry, street evangelism, radio programs, sports, prison, Youth Guidance, and village bible studies. YFC Samoa, in conjunction with YFC Asia Pacific, also run medical missions within the community with professionals from Australia, America, and New Zealand.

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Fast Facts:

Population: 194,320
Capital: Apia
Government: Unitary Parliamentary Republic
Time Zone: +13
Currency: Samoan Tala (AUD $1 –> WST WS$2.19)
Religion: Christianity
Main Languages: Samoan and English
Life Expectancy: 72 years (approx.)
Adult Literacy rate (% ages 15 and older): 99.7%
Nearby Countries: American Samoa (125km), Niue (610km), Tonga (886km)

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