in Tuamasaga, Samoa
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -13.827 and -171.793 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -13° 49' 36" and W -171° 47' 36"
- 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: 07:09 AM (Friday)
- Timezone: Pacific/Apia
- UTC/GMT offset: 13 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:41 am and 6:06 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 13.822 and 8.179 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Rijia Dan Jouma
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Vaiusu in Tuamasaga with it's 2,043 citizens is a town in Samoa a little west of Apia, the country's capital city.
Current time in Vaiusu is now 07:09 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Apia with an UTC offset of 13 hours. We know of 8 airports near Vaiusu. The closest airport in Samoa is Fagali'i Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 6 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Apia, Afega, Leulumoega, Lufilufi and Mulifanua. 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
Coconuts Beach Club & Resort
Sheraton Samoa Aggie Greys Hotel & Bungalows
Hotel Millenia Samoa
Le Manumea Resort
The Samoan Outrigger Hotel
Travellers Point Hotel
Samoa Tradition Resort
Eden's Edge Hotel
Videos from this area
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Robert Louis Stevenson Museum and grave Spider415's photos around Apia, Upolu, Samoa (vacation)
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Fiafia dances at Aggie Grey's in Apia, Samoa (June 9, 2011)
Visit http://marklitraveljournal.blogspot.com for the stories behind the videos. Fist up: a women's dance.
Venus' Samoa Trip 2008
Vinesse in between the ceremony & aiga in her back yard...Bride running home to change!
Snorkeling @ Palolo Deep (Samoa).
This was taken during Sunday snorkeling at Palolo Deep (Matautu Village) which is only a short stroll from Apia. Coral is starting to regenerate and the many different species of fish make...
Rheumatic Heart Disease PSA // Kahn Fotuali'i
Public Service Announcement about Rheumatic Heart Disease. Sponsored by Rheumatic Rescue and Samoan National Health Services. For more information, visit http://rheumaticrescue.weebly.com/
The dark knight fights off thugs trying to steal coconuts. will he prevail or will a greater threat arise from the mist. Tracks taken from Inception, The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises...
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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.
Tuamasaga is a district of Samoa, with a population (2001 Census) of 83,191. The geographic area of Tuamasaga covers the central part of Upolu island. The paramount title of Tuamasaga is the Malietoa title. The nine senior orators of Malie play a leading role in the election of the Malietoa title-holder.
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.
Vailima is the name of a village about four kilometers south of Apia, the capital of Samoa. The population is 1,462 (2006 census). Vailima is part of the electoral political district Tuamasaga. The village is most known as the location of the last residence of Robert Louis Stevenson, named 'Villa Vailima'.
Tuana'i is a small village on the central north coast of Upolu island in Samoa. It is situated to the west of Apia, the country's capital. The population is 1,247 (2006 Census). Tuana'i village is part of Sagaga Le Usoga Electoral Constituency (Faipule District) which forms part of the larger political district of Tuamasaga.
Mulinu'u is a small village situated on a tiny peninsula on Upolu island in Samoa. It became the site of the colonial administration in Samoa in the 1870s and continues to be the site for the Parliament of Samoa. It is located on the central north coast of the island and is part of the urban area comprising Apia, the country's capital.
Vaiusu is a small village on the Samoan island of Upolu. It is located on the central north coast of the island to the west of the capital Apia. As of late 2010, Vaiusu had an estimated population of 2, 043. It's neighboring villages are Vaigaga, Elisefou, Vaitele, Talimatau, Vailoa and Emau.
Afega is a village on the island of Upolu in Samoa. It is located on the central north coast of the island to the west of the capital Apia in the countryside. The population is 1,781 (2006 census). Afega is part of electoral constituency (faipule district) Sagaga Le Usoga which is part of the larger political district Tuamasaga.
Alafua is a village in Samoa. It is approximately two miles from the country's capital, Apia. It is home to The University of the South Pacific at Alafua, the agricultural sector of the USP. It is also home to a popular tourist attraction, the Sliding Rocks, where visitors can slide on several small, smooth rocks.
Taufusi is a village on the Samoan island of Upolu. It is part of the Vaimauga West Electoral Constituency (Faipule District). , Tuamasaga District, in the Apia Urban Area of Samoa. The village had a population of 772 as of the 2001 census. The village name in English means Swamp as it was a swampy area in late 1800s. Taufusi is bordered by Saleufi to the North, Tuloto to the East, Lalovaea to the South East, Mt. Vaea and Palisi to the South, Vaimea and Fugalei to the West.
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.
Pesega is a village on the island of Upolu in Samoa. It is located on western outskirts of Apia, the country's capita. Pesega is part of Faleata West Electoral Constituency (Faipule District) which forms part of the larger political district of Tuamasaga. The population of Pesega is 372 (2006 Census). Located in the village is the headquarters of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) in Samoa with the large white Apia Samoa Temple by the main road.
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.
Afiamalu is a place on Upolu Island, Samoa.
Chanel College, Moamoa
Chanel College is a Catholic co-educational college in Moamoa, Samoa. Founded in 1962 by the Marist Fathers, the school was originally a boys-only boarding school, with special permission for non-boarders, but later became co-educational. The first principal was Father Bernard Doherty. The first Head Prefect was Lino Samoa, who later received from his family his chiefly title of "Taupa'u". It is located near the top of Mount Vaea, at the end of Moamoa Road, which leads directly from Apia.
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.
The SMS Adler was a gunboat of the German Imperial Navy. She was launched 3 November 1883 in the Imperial shipyard in Kiel. On September 5, 1888, she shelled Manono Island and Apolima, which were strongholds of Malietoa’s forces. She was wrecked together with SMS Eber on 16 March 1889 in a storm at Apia, Samoa during the Samoan crisis. 20 crew members lost their lives.
Lalovaea is a village on the island of Upolu in Samoa. It is situated on the north central side of the island near the country's capital Apia. The village is in the political district of Tuamasaga. The population is 891 (2006 Census).
Tanugamanono is a village on the island of Upolu in Samoa. It is situated on the north central side of the island near the country's capital Apia. The village is in the political district of Tuamasaga. The population is 699 (2006 Census). The largest electricity generating plant in Samoa is located in Tanugamanono, the 19.2 MW diesel plant which uses 5 generators. The plant was heavily damaged in December 2012 by Cyclone Evan.
Vaimoso is a village on the island of Upolu in Samoa. It is situated on the north central side of the island near the country's capital Apia. The village is in the political district of Tuamasaga. The population is 1,976 (2006 Census).
Lotopa is a village on the island of Upolu in Samoa. It is situated on the north central side of the island near the country's capital Apia. The village is in the political district of Tuamasaga. The population is 1,661 (2006 Census).
Malie is a village on the island of Upolu in Samoa. It is located on the north coast in the Electoral Constituency (Faipule District) of Sagaga Le Usoga which forms part of the larger political district of Tuamasaga. The population of Malie is 2005 (2006 Census). The village has been a traditional headquarters for the Malietoa title on Upolu island.
Mount Vaea is a 472m summit overlooking Apia, the capital of Samoa located on the north central coast of Upolu island. The mountain is situated south about 3 km inland from Apia township and harbour. The settlement at the foothills on the northern side of the mountain is called Lalovaea (below Vaea in Samoan). Mount Vaea is most well known as the burial place of Robert Louis Stevenson who lived the last four years of his life in Samoa before his death on 3 December 1894.
Lepea is a village on the island of Upolu in Samoa. The picturesque settlement of round Samoan houses built in a concentric pattern in large open grounds (malae) is situated 5mins drive west of the capital Apia on the north central coast of the island. It is part of the Tuamasaga electoral district. The village population is 721 (2006 Census). A significant and high ranking matai chief title from this village is Faumuina and the traditional residence for the title is in Lepea.
Samoa College is a secondary school in Samoa officially opened in 1953. The college is co-educational and teaches from Year 9 - 13. It is situated in Vaivase on the island of Upolu and is considered the main college in the country. The early college and curriculum was modelled on secondary schools in New Zealand, reflecting the country's colonial history. Education in Samoa is overseen by the government's Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture.
Fagali'i Airport is an airport located Fagali'i, Samoa.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Vaiusu.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know: