Taga
in Palauli, Samoa

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-13.794 and -172.511 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -13° 47' 38" and W -172° 30' 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: 07:07 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Pacific/Apia
UTC/GMT offset: 13 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:44 am and 6:09 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
13.784 and 7.486 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Guidan Azara
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Delve into Taga

Taga in Palauli with it's 680 habitants is a town located in Samoa about 50 mi (or 81 km) west of Apia, the country's capital town.

Time in Taga is now 07:07 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Apia with an UTC offset of 13 hours. We know of 6 airports closer to Taga. The closest airport in Samoa is Maota Airport in a distance of 17 mi (or 28 km), East. 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: Satupa`itea, Vailoa, Asau, Safotulafai and Safotu. 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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Alofa'aga Blowholes at Taga, Savaii island, Samoa

Published: August 05, 2007
Length: 16:07 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Joost Borsboom

Spectaculair lava blowholes.


Tanu Beach- Samoa Fia Fia Night

Published: February 10, 2009
Length: 42:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Chantel Thompson


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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.

Alofaaga Blowholes

The Alofaaga Blowholes, also known as the Taga Blowholes, are a natural feature located in the district of Palauli, south west of Salelologa wharf on the island of Savai'i in Samoa. The entrance to the blowholes is in the village of Taga. In this area, lava flows have created a series of tubes connecting a flat clifftop of lava rock with the ocean below.

Located at -13.8022, -172.52 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Blowholes, Landforms of Samoa

Palauli

Palauli is a district and village of Samoa, with a population (2001 Census) of 8,984. It consists of two sections on the southern side of Savai'i. The capital is Vailoa which is also referred to as Vailoa i Palauli (Vailoa in Palauli district). Geological formations of lava tubes have created the Taga Blowholes on the coast of Taga village and attracts visitors and tourists.

Located at -13.7, -172.467 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Samoa, Archaeological sites in Samoa

Satupa'itea

Satupa'itea is a large village district with four sub-villages on the south east coast of Savai'i Island in Samoa. In the country's modern political divisions, Satupa'itea is also a Political District (Itumalo), one of 11 in the country, which now includes the traditional area of Salega.

Located at -13.6333, -172.633 (Lat. / Lng.), about 14 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Samoa

Taga, Samoa

Taga is a village on the island of Savai'i in Samoa. It is situated on the south east coast of the island in the district of Palauli. The population is 753 (2006 Census). Geological formations have created the Taga blowholes on the coast.

Located at -13.7667, -172.467 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Samoa

Foailuga

Foailuga is a village on the south-west coast of Savai'i island in Samoa. It is situated in Palauli district. Foailuga is near the other villages of Foailalo and Satuiatua. The population is 538 (2006 Census). Many of the villagers have emigrated overseas, mainly to the United States and New Zealand. Like the rest of Samoa, Foailuga is governed at a local level by chiefs (matai) with support from the women's committee in the village.

Located at -13.6667, -172.55 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Samoa

Gataivai

Gataivai 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. The population is 1,152 (2006 Census).

Located at -13.75, -172.383 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Samoa

Satuiatua

Satuiatua is a village on the island of Savai'i in Samoa. It is situated on the central south coast of the island in Palauli district. The population is 286 (2006 Census). The Satuiatua Beach Fales was one of the first locally owned tourism ventures on the island and attracted all types of visitors, especially surfers, for the reef break off the coast.

Located at -13.6833, -172.55 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Samoa

Foailalo

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

Located at -13.6667, -172.567 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Samoa

Fagaloa

Fagaloa is a village on the island of Savai'i in Samoa. It is situated on the south coast of the island in the electoral constituency (faipule district) of Palauli West which is part of the larger political district of Palauli.

Located at -13.75, -172.517 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 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 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Samoa

Fogasavai'i

Fogasavai'i is a village on the island of Savai'i in Samoa. It is situated on the south east coast of the island in the traditional district of Salega which falls within the larger political district (Itumalo) of Satupa'itea. The population is 358 (2006 Census).

Located at -13.6833, -172.633 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Samoa

Vaipua

Vaipua is a village on the island of Savai'i in Samoa. It is situated on the south east coast of the island in the traditional district of Salega which falls within the larger political district (Itumalo) of Satupa'itea. The population is 400 (2006 Census).

Located at -13.6333, -172.617 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Samoa

Fai'a'ai

Fai'a'ai is a village on the island of Savai'i in Samoa. It is situated on the south east coast of the island in the traditional district of Salega which falls within the larger political district (Itumalo) of Satupa'itea. The population is 427 (2006 Census).

Located at -13.6667, -172.633 (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:
Taga