Safotulafai
in Fa‘asaleleaga, Samoa

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-13.671 and -172.178 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -13° 40' 17" and W -172° 10' 39"
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: 12:09 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Pacific/Apia
UTC/GMT offset: 13 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:40 am and 6:23 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
13.686 and 7.828 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Dan Ourgui
References
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Delve into Safotulafai

Safotulafai in Fa‘asaleleaga is a city located in Samoa about 30 mi (or 48 km) west of Apia, the country's capital town.

Current time in Safotulafai is now 12:09 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Apia with an UTC offset of 13 hours. We know of 7 airports closer to Safotulafai. The closest airport in Samoa is Maota Airport in a distance of 7 mi (or 12 km), South-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: Vailoa, Satupa`itea, Mulifanua, Leulumoega and Safotu. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F

Morning Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 68%
Air Pressure 1010.2 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 22% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Tuesday, 20th of August 2019

27°C (81 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, few clouds.

Wednesday, 21st of August 2019

28°C (82 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, scattered clouds.

Thursday, 22nd of August 2019

28°C (82 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, broken clouds.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Geography of Samoa

The independent country of Samoa consists of the two large islands of Upolu and Savai'i and 8 smaller islands located about halfway between Hawaii and New Zealand in the Polynesian region of the South Pacific. The island of Upolu is home to nearly three-quarters of Samoa's population and its capital city of Apia. The climate is tropical, with a rainy season from November to April. To the East is the smaller American Samoa, see also Geography of American Samoa.

Located at -13.5833, -172.333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Samoa

Salelologa

Salelologa is a village district at the east end of Savai'i island in Samoa. It is the main entry point into the island with the only ferry terminal on Savai'i. It also serves as the main township for shopping and public amenities with a market selling fresh produce and arts and crafts. Salelologa is made up of smaller sub-villages pito nu'u and falls within the electoral district of Fa'asaleleaga.

Located at -13.7333, -172.167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Samoa

Apolima

Apolima is the smallest of the four inhabited islands of Samoa and situated in the Apolima Strait, between the country's two largest islands Upolu to the east and Savai'i to the west. The island has one village settlement, Apolima Tai with a population of 75 (2006 Census). The small settlement is situated in the interior's flat plateau on the northern side. Apolima is a rim of an extinct volcanic crater with a maximum height of 165 m.

Located at -13.824, -172.151 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Samoa

Manono Island

Manono is an island of Samoa, situated in the Apolima Strait between the main islands of Savai'i and Upolu, 3.4 km WNW off Lefatu Cape, the westernmost point of Upolu. There are four villages on the island with a total population of 889 (2006 Census). Electricity was only introduced in 1995 and there are several shops with beach fale accommodation for visitors. The boat trip from Upolu island takes about 20 minutes.

Located at -13.8333, -172.083 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Oceania, Islands of Samoa, Archaeological sites in Samoa

Pulemelei Mound

The Pulemelei mound (also known as Tia Seu Ancient Mound) is the largest and most ancient structure in Polynesia. It is situated in Letolo Plantation in the Palauli district, at the east end of Savai'i island in Samoa. The stone mound is a pyramid constructed of natural basalt stones and at its base measures 65 by 60 metres ( ft ×  ft) and has a height of about 12 metres .

Located at -13.735, -172.324 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
12th-century architecture, Buildings and structures in Samoa, Pyramids, Archaeological sites in Samoa

Gaga'emauga

Gaga'emauga is an electoral district on the island of Savai'i in Samoa. The district is situated on the central north side of Savai'i. The name Gaga'emauga literally means: “near side of the mountain” meaning the eastern side of the mountain chain running through the centre of Savai'i. The traditional centre of the district is Saleaula, where the district chiefs and orators meet at Vaitu’utu’u malae.

Located at -13.5, -172.25 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Samoa

Fa'asaleleaga

Fa'asaleleaga is a district of Samoa situated on the eastern side of Savai'i island. It has a population of 12,949 (2001 Census). The traditional capital is Safotulafai where district chiefs and orators meet at Fuifatu malae. Safotulafai was the main base of the 'Mau a Pule' resistance movement against colonial rule, which grew into the national Mau movement and eventually Samoa's political independence in 1962.

Located at -13.6667, -172.25 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Samoa

Apolima Strait

The Apolima Strait is about 13 km wide and separates the two largest islands of Samoa, the island of Savai'i to the northwest, and Upolu to the southeast. Three small islands lie in the strait, Manono and Apolima, which have small village settlements and tiny uninhabited islet Nu'ulopa. Manono is about 3 miles off the west coast of Upolu and Apolima lies approximately near the middle of the strait. Nu'ulopa is a tiny rocky outcrop with palm trees and surrounded by a natural turtle habitat.

Located at -13.819, -172.172 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Straits of Samoa

Tafua

Tafua is a seaside village on the island of Savai'i in Samoa. It is situated on a peninsula on the southeast coast of the island in Palauli district. The population is 408 (2006 Census).

Located at -13.7833, -172.217 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Samoa

Salailua

Sala'ilua is a village on the island of Savai'i in Samoa. It is situated on the south coast of the island in Palauli district. The population is 684 (2006 Census).

Located at -13.7833, -172.217 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Samoa

Lalomalava

Lalomalava is a village at the southeast end of Savai'i island in Samoa. The village is part of the electoral constituency (Faipule District) Fa'asaleleaga I which is within the larger political district (Itumalo) of Fa'asaleleaga. The population is 415 (2006 Census). There are also other villages called Lalomalava on the island of Savaii.

Located at -13.7, -172.133 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Samoa

Maota Airport

Maota Airport is the main domestic airport on the island of Savai'i in Samoa. It is situated near Salelologa at the east end of Savai'i. The airport is located 10 minutes south of Salelologa township and ferry terminal. The airport has been in operation since the early 1990s. It services flights from Faleolo International Airport on the main island Upolu and Asau Airport at the northwest end of Savai'i.

Located at -13.7422, -172.258 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Samoa

Safotulafai

Safotulafai is a traditional sub-district at the east end of Savai'i island with historical and political significance in Samoa's history. It is the traditional centre of Fa'asaleleaga political district. Safotulafai is the original 'Pule', which is why Savaii is called 'Pule' of Samoa. Years later, Safotulafai chose to divide the 'Pule' into six while reserving the right to be the 'Matua' of 'Pule'.

Located at -13.6667, -172.117 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Samoa

Nu'ulopa

Nu'ulopa is a small uninhabited island in the Apolima Strait between the islands of Upolu and Savai'i in Samoa. The island is part of Aiga-i-le-Tai district. Nu'ulopa is about 50m high. It is also a small forested rocky outcrop with coconut palms (Cocos nucifera) and a conservation area for flying foxes. The surrounding sea is a conservation area for turtles. Nu'ulopa sits between another two islands Apolima and Manono.

Located at -13.8424, -172.129 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Uninhabited islands of Samoa

Vaito'omuli

Vaito'omuli is a village on the island of Savai'i in Samoa. It is situated on the south east coast of the island in Palauli district.

Located at -13.75, -172.3 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Samoa

Puleia

Puleia is a village on the island of Savai'i in Samoa. It is situated on the south coast of the island in Palauli district. The population is 256 (2006 Census).

Located at -13.75, -172.35 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Samoa

Satufia

Satufia is a village on the island of Savai'i in Samoa. It is situated on the south coast of the island in the political district of Satupa'itea. The population is 503 (2006 Census).

Located at -13.7667, -172.3 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Samoa

Vaega

Vaega is a village on the island of Savai'i in Samoa. It is situated on the south coast of the island in the political district of Satupa'itea. The population is 538 (2006 Census).

Located at -13.7667, -172.333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Samoa

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Safotulafei, Safatulafei, Safotulafai