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Full nameApia
Official nameApia
Other nameAh-Pi-R
ConstituencyVaimauga West and Faleata East
Became Capital1959
Urban Area23.2 sq mi (60 km2)
Elevation7 ft (2.1 m)
Urban (pop.)37708
Other information
Time zoneSST (UTC-11)
- Summer (DST)HST (UTC-10)

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Apia is the capital and the largest city of Samoa. The city is located on the central north coast of Upolu, Samoa's second largest island. Apia is the only 'city' in Samoa and falls within the political district (itūmālō) of Tuamasaga.

The Apia Urban Area has a population of 37,708 (2006 Census) and is generally referred to as the City of Apia. The geographic boundaries of Apia Urban Area is mainly from Letogo village to the new industrialized region of Apia known as Vaitele.

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Editorial: APIA parents, unite to stop bullying - Northwest Asian Weekly Tweet this news
Northwest Asian Weekly--It is disappointing because many Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (-APIA-) and many other people of color fight for equality on a daily basis. ... - Date : Thu, 04 Nov 2010 17:39:55 GMT+00:00
APIA Women Speak Up! Panel & Discussion - The Daily Gazette Tweet this news
The Daily Gazette--This Thursday, November 11, 2010, we will be having our 4th Annual -APIA- Women and Self-Silencing Panel and Workshop. Swarthmore faculty and staff who ... - Date : Thu, 11 Nov 2010 05:00:49 GMT+00:00
Fatal amounts of PSP detected in Akutan shellfish - KIAL Tweet this news
KIAL--Bruce Wright is a senior scientist with -APIA-, and he says that he hasn't seen levels this high here before. "It seems to be one of those places that seems ... - Date : Thu, 05 Aug 2010 03:42:27 GMT+00:00
Low water levels in some Samoan villages - Radio New Zealand International Tweet this news
Radio New Zealand International--Rationing has been imposed on the worst affected village of Vailele, east of the capital -Apia-. Fagali'i-uta and Si'iusega, west of -Apia-, are also affected. ... - Date : Fri, 06 Aug 2010 07:19:15 GMT+00:00
Quake strikes off Tonga, Samoa; no damage reported - BusinessWeek Tweet this news
BusinessWeek--The quake struck Sunday afternoon and was centered at sea 147 miles (237 kilometers) southwest of -Apia- in Samoa and 252 miles (405 kilometers) north of ... - Date : Mon, 26 Jul 2010 04:25:22 GMT+00:00
NSW Premier League Finals Series Week 1 Review - Southern Courier Tweet this news
Southern Courier--At Leichhardt Oval, Marconi Stallions' season came to an end as -APIA--Leichhardt Tigers scored a 1-0 win courtesy of Franco Parisi in the elimination ... - Date : Mon, 09 Aug 2010 07:35:07 GMT+00:00
Leichhardt girls kicking the goals - Cumberland Courier Newspapers Tweet this news
Cumberland Courier Newspapers--“The World Cup year has had a bit of an influence but the women's and girls' teams have increased significantly,” -APIA- Leichhardt chairman Tony Monticiollo ... - Date : Fri, 09 Jul 2010 01:06:22 GMT+00:00
Broking firms back Suncorp update - Financial Standard Tweet this news
Financial Standard---...- strategy to distribute risk insurance products directly through GIO, AAMI and -APIA- while continuing to develop its financial advice channel business. ... - Date : Thu, 24 Jun 2010 01:18:46 GMT+00:00
Gutsy win moves Lightning women up Super League table - Cumberland Courier Newspapers Tweet this news
Cumberland Courier Newspapers--The result went some way to easing the pain of Thursday night's 2-1 loss to -APIA- Leichhardt in a catch-up match. Sunday's win moved Lightning into third ... - Date : Tue, 06 Jul 2010 23:07:28 GMT+00:00
Tonga loses to Samoa 24-23 - Matangi Tonga Tweet this news
Matangi Tonga--The Manu Samoa beat the 'Ikale Tahi again, 24-23 at -Apia- Park, Samoa on Saturday June 12. The encounter was a thriller, a must win for the Manu Samoa, ... - Date : Tue, 15 Jun 2010 09:53:03 GMT+00:00

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Villages* Apia (Country capital) * Fa'ato'ialemanu * Fagali'i * Lalovaea * Lauli'i * Lepea * Letogo * Lotopa * Magiagi Tai * Malua * Matautu * Moataa * Mulinu'u * Pesega * Sataoa * Siumu * Tafaigata * Tanugamanono * Taufusi * Tuana'i * Vaiee * Vailele * Vailima * Vaimoso
Notable landmarks* Mount Vaea * Vailima, former home of Robert Louis Stevenson * Faleata Sports Complex, Taunaimato
Notable sports players* Alafoti Fa'osiliva * Brian Lima * Leo Lafaiali'i * Loki Crichton * Lolo Lui * Simaika Mikaele * Mikaele Pesamino * Semo Sititi * Jimmy Thunder *
Archaeology in Samoa* Falemauga Caves * Lapita plainware pottery & pre-historic earth mounds at Vailele *
Education & Libraries* Apia Library * List of schools in Upolu *
Electoral constituencies: Faipule Districts* Faleata East * Faleata West * Safata (2 seats) * Sagaga Le Falefa * Sagaga Le Usoga * Siumu * Vaimauga East * Vaimauga West (2 seats) *

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