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American Samoa (United States)     [21]
(Unincorporated territory of United States)
LAND AREA: 197 sq. km     SEA AREA: 390000 sq. km
NUMBER OF ISLANDS BY SIZE (sq. km):
>17,000 >10,000 >1,000 >100 >10 >1 <1 Unknown TOTAL
0 0 0 1 1 4 1 0 7
DEMOGRAPHY
  POPULATION: 56000 (1996)
  DENSITY: 284 persons/sq. km    GROWTH RATE: 2%/year
ECONOMY
  Income/Capita: $0
ENVIRONMENT (see also individual islands)
SPECIES OF CONSERVATION INTEREST:

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
INSTITUTIONS
GOVERNMENT ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:
Environmental Protection Agency (established 1989); Office of Coastal Zone Management; Marine Resources Division; Parks and Recreation Department
ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION:

ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS:

REFERENCES:

Last updated 01/02/98


Islands of American Samoa (United States)
Aunuu (United States - American Samoa)
Ofu (United States - American Samoa)
Olosega (United States - American Samoa)
Rose Atoll (United States - American Samoa)
Swains (United States - American Samoa)
Tau (United States - American Samoa)
Tutuila (United States - American Samoa)


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