Geography (地理)

Samoa, officially called the Independent State of Samoa, is an island country located in Oceania (group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean).  Samoa is a Polynesian nation and Polynesia covers roughly triangular in shape, New Zealand, Hawaii and Easter Island. Located just west of the International Dateline and 13-16 degrees south of the Equator, Samoa is the largest independent Polynesian nation, and the fifth largest of the fourteen independent Pacific island countries in terms of land area and population.