in Atua, Samoa
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -13.887 and -171.588 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -13° 53' 13" and W -171° 35' 16"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Tala - WST
- Spoken languages:
- Samoan, English
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 07:10 AM (Friday)
- Timezone: Pacific/Apia
- UTC/GMT offset: 13 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:41 am and 6:05 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 13.889 and 8.412 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Delve into Falefa
Falefa in Atua with it's 1,346 habitants is a town located in Samoa about 13 mi (or 20 km) east of Apia, the country's capital town.
Time in Falefa is now 07:10 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Apia with an UTC offset of 13 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Falefa. The closest airport in Samoa is Fagali'i Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 17 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Lufilufi, Samamea, Apia, Afega and Leulumoega. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
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Upolu is an island in Samoa, formed by a massive basaltic shield volcano which rises from the seafloor of the western Pacific Ocean. The island is 75 kilometres long, 1,125 km in area, and is the second largest in geographic area as well as the most populated of the Samoan Islands. Upolu is situated to the east of the "big island", Savai'i. The capital Apia is in the middle of the north coast with Faleolo International Airport at the western end of the island.
ATUA is the most ancient district of Samoa, now consisting of most of the eastern section of Upolu but also traditionally incorporates Tutuila and once all of Upolu and Savaii. The head of the district is the sub district of Aleipata (Ao)Eastern part, The back at Lufulufi Anoamaa northern part, The Tail or I'u at Falealili at the south western end of Atua. The district has a population (2001 Census) of 21,168. The paramount lineage is the Tui Atua line.
Va'a-o-Fonoti is a district on the north east coast of Upolu Island in Samoa, with a population (2001 Census) of 1,666, making it the least populated district in the country. The district is 38 km² and consists of a main area around Fagaloa Bay with nine villages and a small coastal exclave about 10 km further northwest, with the village of Faleāpuna (pop. 582). The district includes areas with significant conservation and cultural values.
National Soccer Stadium (Samoa)
The National Soccer Stadium is a football stadium located in Apia, Samoa. It is the national stadium of Samoa and the home of the Samoa national football team. The stadium's capacity is around 3,500.
Vavau is a small village on south east end of Upolu island in Samoa. The village is part of Lotofaga Electoral Constituency (Faipule District) which is within the larger political district of Atua. The population is 356 (2006 Census). Before the 2009 tsunami Vavau had a beach resort which was a popular getaway for locals on weekends and is also visited by overseas tourists. Now Vavau Beach is deserted but still accessible, many regard it as the most beautiful beach on Upolu island.
A'ufaga is a small village on the southeast end of Upolu island in Samoa. The village is part of the electoral constituency (Faipule District) Lepa which is included in the larger political district of Atua. The population is 468 (2006 Census).
Lepa is a small village at the southeastern end of Upolu island in Samoa. The village has a population of 170 (2006 Census). It is also the name of an electoral faipule district, Lepa Electoral Constituency, which consists of 6 villages, including Lepa village, with a total population of 1,429. (2006 Census). The village and Lepa Electoral Constituency are part of the larger political district of Atua.
Solosolo is a village on the northeast coast of Upolu island in Samoa. The village is in the political district of Atua and is one of the prominent settlements in the area with the largest population in its electoral constituency of Anoama'a West.
Falefa is a village on the north east coast of Upolu island in Samoa. The village is part of the electoral constituency (Faipule District) Anoamaa East which is within the larger political district of Atua.
Siuniu is a small village on the Samoan island of Upolu. It is located inland from the southeast coast of the island.
Apia Park is a multi-function sports complex located in Apia, the capital of Samoa. Primarily used for rugby union events, Apia Park is the home stadium of the Samoa national rugby union team, Manu Samoa. In 2007, Apia Park was the venue for the Samoan-hosted games of the 2007 IRB Pacific Nations Cup, and the complex was one of the main venues for the 2007 Pacific Games, hosting the athletics, table tennis, badminton, lawn bowls, rugby sevens and touch rugby events.
Fagali'i or Fagali'i-uta is a village on the island of Upolu in the Samoa archipelago approximately 5 kilometres south-east of Apia. It is in the electoral constituency of Vaimauga East (faipule district) which forms part of the larger political district of Tuamasaga. The population of Fagali'i is 1,571 (2006 Census). The former Apia-Fagali'i Airport site and the Royal Samoa Golf Course are both located nearby.
Fagaloa Bay is located on the north eastern coast of Upolu island in Samoa. The area is a significant region of conservation and culture. The bay is situated within the political district of Va'a-o-Fonoti. The geographic area consists of a mountain formation rising out of the sea. At the base of the bay lies the village Ta'elefaga at the mouth of the Malata river. To the east above the villages of Lona and Uafato are several waterfalls by mountain forests.
SMS Eber (1887)
The SMS Eber, a 735-ton iron-hulled gunboat, was built at Kiel, Germany for gunboat diplomacy in the Pacific. It was a barque-rigged auxiliary steamer. After commissioning in September 1887 she was sent to the Pacific to serve in the German Colonial Empire. She disarmed the inhabitants of Nauru in 1888, ending their civil war and annexing the island to the German Empire. The Eber was anchored in Apia Harbor, Samoa, during the 1889 Apia cyclone of 15–16 March 1889.
Samamea is a village on the north east coast of Upolu island in Samoa. It is the main village or 'capital' of the political district Va'a-o-Fonoti. Samamea is one of nine villages situated in Fagaloa Bay. The villages are nestled between the sea and rainforest mountains. The most eastern village in the bay is Uafato.
Faleapuna is a village on the island of Upolu in Samoa. It is situated on the north east coast of the island in the political district of Va'a-o-Fonoti. The village is an exclave of Va'a-o-Fonoti and is geographically located further west within the district of Atua. The population is 620 (2006 Census).
Lona is a village on the island of Upolu in Samoa. It is situated on the north east coast of the island in the political district of Va'a-o-Fonoti. The population is 237 (2006 Census).
Maasina is a village on the island of Upolu in Samoa. It is situated on the north east coast of the island in the political district of Va'a-o-Fonoti. The population is 131 (2006 Census).
Musumusu is a small village on the island of Upolu in Samoa. It is situated on the north east coast of the island in the political district of Va'a-o-Fonoti. The population is 81 (2006 Census).
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Falefa.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Falifa, Falefa, Naneivi, Sagapolu, Sanonu