Tafuna, American Samoa

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Tafuna, American Samoa
Village
Tafuna
Tafuna, American Samoa is located in American Samoa
Tafuna, American Samoa
Tafuna, American Samoa
Coordinates: 14°20′09″S 170°43′12″W / 14.33583°S 170.72000°W / -14.33583; -170.72000
Country  United States of America
Territory  American Samoa
Area
 • Total 2.53 sq mi (6.54 km2)
Population (2012)
 • Total 9,756
 • Density 3,900/sq mi (1,500/km2)

Tafuna' is a village on the east coast of Tutuila Island, American Samoa. It is located on a peninsula a mile north of Pago Pago International Airport and one mile south of Nu'uuli, American Samoa.

Tafuna is the largest village in American Samoa, with a population of 8,209 according to the US Census in 2000, and is the center of nightlife on the island. The Cathedral of the Holy Family (1986) located in the village is the episcopal see of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Samoa–Pago Pago.[1]

Pago Pago International Airport has the headquarters of Inter Island Airways.[2] It contains the headquarters of Island Choice Factory, along with Tradewide Hotel and a Cost U Less supermarket. Kanana Fou Private School was built in the village in 1979 for the Congregational Christian Church in American Samoa.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cathedral of the Holy Family". GCatholic.org. Retrieved 2016-01-12. 
  2. ^ "About / Contact Us." Inter Island Airways. Retrieved on February 25, 2012. "Inter Island Airways, Inc. Airport Road, Hangar 2 Pago Pago International Airport"

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Coordinates: 14°20′09″S 170°43′12″W / 14.33583°S 170.72000°W / -14.33583; -170.72000