As of January 1, 2011, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported 11,272 members in 16 stakes, 134 congregations (118 wards and 16 branches), one mission, and one temple in Samoa.
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A brief history can be found at LDS Newsroom (Samoa) or Deseret News 2010 Church Almanac (Country Information: Samoa)
Apia Samoa Temple
On August 5, 1983 the Apia Samoa Temple was dedicated by President Gordon B. Hinckley.
|22. Apia Samoa
16 July 2003
Original temple dedicated 5 August 1983 by Gordon B. Hinckley, rebuilt temple dedicated 4 September 2005 by Gordon B. Hinckley
4 September 2005 by Gordon B. Hinckley
13°50′18.03839″S 171°47′0.909600″W / 13.8383439972°S 171.78358600000°W
18,691 sq ft (1,736 m2) and 75 ft (23 m) high on a 2 acre (0.8 ha) site
The original Samoa temple was dedicated in 1983 and destroyed by fire while the temple was closed for renovations in 2003. This new temple of a similar design was built on the same site although it is substantially larger. The LDS Church continues to list this as the 22nd operating temple, in accordance to its original dedication date.