The Independent State of Samoa (conventional long form) or Samoa (conventional short form) is a country comprising a group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean. Previous names are German Samoa from 1900 to 1914 and Western Samoa from 1914 to 1997.
a constitutional monarchy on the western part of the islands of Samoa in the South Pacific
a group of volcanic islands in the South Pacific midway between Hawaii and Australia; its climate and scenery and Polynesian culture make it a popular tourist stop
a small country in the Pacific Ocean and offers virgin rainforests, unspoilt beaches and lagoons with a rich cultural heritage that has been protected for visitors wanting to discover the emerging Pacific
Samoa, officially the Independent State of Samoa, is a country comprising a group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean. Previous names were German Samoa from 1900 to 1919, and Western Samoa from 1914 to 1997. It was admitted to the United Nations on 15 December 1976 (http://www.un.org/Overview/unmember.html UN members) as Samoa.