Fagaloa Bay – Uafato Tiavea Conservation Zone

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Fagaloa Bay – Uafato Tiavea Conservation Zone
Conservation area
View of Uafato village at Fagaloa Bay
View of Uafato village at Fagaloa Bay
Map of Samoa showing Va'a-o-Fonoti district.
Map of Samoa showing Va'a-o-Fonoti district.
Country  Samoa
Time zone -11

The Fagaloa Bay – Uafato Tiavea Conservation Zone is located in the Va'a-o-Fonoti District of Samoa, on eastern Upolu Island.

Description[edit]

The site is a nexus of sorts between the natural and cultural worlds: the largest tropical rain forest on any Pacific island with unique flora and fauna accompanied by the traditional Samoan cultural practices of Fa'a Samoa and the matai system.[1]

World Heritage Status[edit]

This site was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List on December 21, 2006 in the Mixed (Cultural + Natural) category.[1]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Fagaloa Bay - Uafato Tiavea Conservation Zone - UNESCO World Heritage Centre Retrieved 2009-03-24.

References[edit]

Fagaloa Bay - Uafato Tiavea Conservation Zone - UNESCO World Heritage Centre Accessed 2009-03-03.