in Atua, Samoa
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -14.043 and -171.549 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -14° 2' 33" and W -171° 32' 54"
- 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: 07:59 PM (Sunday)
- Timezone: Pacific/Apia
- UTC/GMT offset: 13 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:30 am and 7:34 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 14.038 and 8.475 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Delve into Vavau
Vavau in Atua with it's 383 habitants is located in Samoa about 21 mi (or 33 km) south-east of Apia, the country's capital town.
Current time in Vavau is now 07:59 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Apia with an UTC offset of 14 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Vavau. The closest airport in Samoa is Fagali'i Airport in a distance of 19 mi (or 30 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Samamea, Lufilufi, 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.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Videos from this area
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Lalomanu Aleipata Region of Samoa Before and After the September 2009 Tsunami
A before and after slideshow to show the devastation caused by the tsunami in the Lalomanu Aleipata Region of Samoa. Please visit www.rebuildsamoa.com if you are able to donate a couple of...
Pigs at Lalomanu, Samoa
On Samoa there are a lot of pigs (and dogs!) walking around. The pigs are eventually being eaten (baked in a umu oven.
Remember Lalomanu, Samoa, 15th of July 2007. (movie near Tau Fua Beach Fales) Our thoughts are with all people who lost their relatives caused by the Tsunami on the 29th of September 2009.
Fiafia at Taufua Beach, Lalomanu, Samoa (June 16, 2011)
Visit http://marklitraveljournal.blogspot.com for the stories behind the videos. The men dancing. The lead dancer did not look so well, I was concerned for a while that he was having a heart...
Mr and Mrs Lale Wedding Siva Samoa 30.10.12 (Brides Siva)
Sorry bub, couldn't help it. Seeing a non-samoan executing the Siva Fa'atausala like a natural samoan teine was overwelling. Love you heaps bub. Our wedding was held in my Dad's village of...
Lalonamu Before and After DONATE TO RED CROSS
Lalonamu shot April 2009 and then again from same points 2 days after the Tsunami. Given to Reuters in return for donation to Samoan community.
Taufua Christmas Reunion 2007 Part 1
Just a little dedication to all my family where ever you are this Christmas and to those that we lost - we will remember you always. Just wanted to share the love. Special thanks to Fongi...
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Fanuatapu is an uninhabited island which consists of a volcanic tuff ring, situated off the eastern tip of Upolu, Samoa. It is the smallest and easternmost of the four Aleipata Islands, with an area of 15 hectares, and has an automated lighthouse.
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.
Nu'utele is an island which consists of a volcanic tuff ring situated 1.3 km off the eastern end of Upolu island, Samoa. It is the largest of the four Aleipata Islands, at 1.08 km². Together with Nu'ulua, a smaller isle in the Aleipata group, the two areas are significant conservation areas for native species of bird life. Nu'utele features steep terrain with vertical marine cliffs up to 180 m high. Nu'utele serves as a famous background scene for the popular Lalomanu beach area.
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.
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.
The Aleipata Islands is a group of four uninhabited islands off the eastern end (the historical Aleipata region) of Upolu Island, Samoa, with an aggregate area of 1.68 km²): Nu'utele (1.08 km²) Nu'ulua (0.25 km²) Namua (0.20 km²) Fanuatapu (0.15 km²) Namua and Fanuatapu are at the outer edge of the fringing reef of Upolu, with distances of 0.7 km and 2.5 km to the Upolu mainland, respectively.
Poutasi is a village on the south east coast of Upolu island in Samoa. The population is 379 (2006 Census). The village is part of Falealili Electoral Constituency (Faipule District) in the larger political district of Atua. Poutasi was extensively damaged in a tsunami generated by the Samoa earthquake 2009.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Vavau.
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