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Basic information about Tuamasaga
Tuamasaga is a district of Samoa, with a population (2001 Census) of 83,191. The geographic area of Tuamasaga covers the central part of Upolu island. The paramount title of Tuamasaga is the Malietoa title. The nine senior orators of Malie play a leading role in the election of the Malietoa title-holder. Given that the district of Aiga-i-le-Tai (Manono and Apolima) and the district of Fa'asaleleaga on Savai'i are two key footholds of the Aiga SaMalietoa (Malietoa clan), Malie must consult with Manono (capital of Aiga-i-le-Tai) and Safotulafai (capital of Fa’asaleleaga) in the election of the Malietoa. Once a decision is made, the village of Afega, through the chiefs Fata and Maulolo, must lead the bestowal process on behalf of the FaleTuamasaga (the parliament of Tuamasaga). Historically, the FaleTuamasaga meets at Afega (malae a Vaitoelau) in times of war, whilst it meets at Malie (malae a filemu) in times of peace. Given the administrative roles that the Afega chiefs of Fata, Maulolo, and Tuisamau play, Afega is considered the district capital, and the main venue for which the Fale Tuamasaga meets. Malie is considered the district and national capital for the Malietoa clan. At a national level, the Malietoa title is one of the four Tama-a-Aiga titles. These are known as the noble families. Higher in traditional Samoan lineage is the Tui Atua based in Atua brother king to the Tui Manu'a. Given the pre-eminence the Malietoa title has had in recent Samoan history, this has made the district extremely important. In addition, the only urban city in the country is situated in Apia, in the north of the district. The national parliament also sits at Mulinu’u to the west of Apia, and the main seaport is situated at Matautu to the north of Apia around the shores of Apia harbour. Archaeology in Samoa has uncovered earthmounds and archaeological remains at the village of Vailele in the sub-district of Vaimauga, on the central north coast to the east of Apia.
Cities, towns & villages in Tuamasaga
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Vaie’eVaiee is a small village on the Samoan island of Upolu. It is located on the central south coast of the island. This village is known for the chiefly matai titles of Tuia and Te'o. The Te'o title is a well known title from the district of Falealili.The Tuia title of Togamau is held by Tuia Pu'a Letoa of the Fuaialii Clan and Tuia Aufonolua Siaosi as appointed by the Court. Reference can be made to the Courts decisions which after appeal cases by both sides, determined that both title holders are \"suli.\" To record otherwise, is a contempt of Court. Show Vaie’eon the map
LepeaLepea is a village on the island of Upolu in Samoa. The picturesque settlement of round Samoan houses built in a concentric pattern in large open grounds (malae) is situated 5mins drive west of the capital Apia on the north central coast of the island. It is part of the Tuamasaga electoral district. The village population is 721 (2006 Census). The tiered stone tomb of another paramount chief and Mau leader, Tupua Tamasese Lealofi III is beside the main road in the village. Show Lepeaon the map
VailimaVailima is the name of a village about four kilometers south of Apia, the capital of Samoa. The population is 1,462 (2006 census). Vailima is part of the electoral political district Tuamasaga. The village is most known as the location of the last residence of Robert Louis Stevenson, named \"Villa Vailima\". Vailima Letters: Being Correspondence addressed by Robert Louis Stevenson to Sidney Colvin were first published by Methuen, London, 1895. The estate has had a varied past with it functioning further as the residence for the governor of German Samoa, the administrator of the New Zealand mandatory authority and the Samoan head of state. It is now a museum in honour of Stevenson and has been substantially restored. Show Vailimaon the map
PesegaPesega is a village on the island of Upolu in Samoa. It is located on western outskirts of Apia, the country's capita. Pesega is part of Faleata West Electoral Constituency (Faipule District) which forms part of the larger political district of Tuamasaga. The population of Pesega is 372 (2006 Census). Located in the village is the headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) in Samoa with the large white Apia Samoa Temple by the main road. The LDS Church College Pesega, is located behind the temple grounds. Show Pesegaon the map
ApiaApia is the capital and the largest city of Samoa. From 1900 to 1919, it was the capital of the German Samoa. The city is located on the central north coast of Upolu, Samoa's second largest island. Apia is the only \"city\" in Samoa and falls within the political district (itūmālō) of Tuamasaga. The Apia Urban Area has a population of 36,735 (2011 Census) and is generally referred to as the City of Apia. The geographic boundaries of Apia Urban Area is mainly from Letogo village to the new industrialized region of Apia known as Vaitele. Show Apiaon the map
TanugamanonoTanugamanono is a village on the island of Upolu in Samoa. It is situated on the north central side of the island near the country's capital Apia. The village is in the political district of Tuamasaga. The population is 699 (2006 Census). The largest electricity generating plant in Samoa is located in Tanugamanono, the 19.2 MW diesel plant which uses 5 generators. The plant was heavily damaged in December 2012 by Cyclone Evan. Show Tanugamanonoon the map
SataoaSataoa is a small village situated on the central south coast of Upolu island in Samoa. Like many villages in the country, Sataoa has two settlements, one inland (Sataoa Uta) and one by the coast (Sataoa Tai). The population of Sataoa Uta is 924 (2006 Census) and Sataoa Tai is 320 (2006 Census). Satoa is part of Safata Electoral Constituency (Faipule District) which forms part of the larger political district of Tuamasaga. Show Sataoaon the map
MalieMalie is a village on the island of Upolu in Samoa. It is located on the north coast in the Electoral Constituency (Faipule District) of Sagaga Le Usoga which forms part of the larger political district of Tuamasaga. The population of Malie is 2005 (2006 Census). The village has been a traditional headquarters for the Malietoa title on Upolu island. Show Malieon the map
LetogoLetogo is a village on the central north coast of Upolu island in Samoa. Letogo is situated east of the capital Apia. The village is part of the electoral constituency (Faipule District) Vaimauga East which forms part of the larger political district of Tuamasaga. The population of Letogo is 559 (2006 Census). Tuliaupupu is the High Chief of Letogo. Show Letogoon the map
VaileleVailele is a village situated on the central north coast of Upolu island in Samoa. Vailele is in the electoral constituency (faipule district) of Vaimauga East in the larger political district of Tuamasaga. The village is less than ten minutes east of the country's capital, Apia. The settlement is north facing and situated in Vailele Bay. Show Vaileleon the map
AfengaAfega is a village on the island of Upolu in Samoa. It is located on the central north coast of the island to the west of the capital Apia in the countryside. The population is 1,781 (2006 census). Afega is part of electoral constituency (faipule district) Sagaga Le Usoga which is part of the larger political district Tuamasaga. Show Afengaon the map
VaiusuVaiusu is a small village on the Samoan island of Upolu. It is located on the central-north coast of the island, to the west of the capital Apia. As of late 2010, Vaiusu had an estimated population of 2,043. Its neighboring villages are Vaigaga, Elisefou, Vaitele, Talimatau, Vailoa, and Emau. Show Vaiusuon the map
VaimosoVaimoso is a village on the island of Upolu in Samoa. It is situated on the north central side of the island near the country's capital Apia. The village is in the political district of Tuamasaga. The population is 1,976 (2006 Census). Show Vaimosoon the map
LotopaLotopa is a village on the island of Upolu in Samoa. It is situated on the north central side of the island near the country's capital Apia. The village is in the political district of Tuamasaga. The population is 1,661 (2006 Census). Show Lotopaon the map
LalovaeaLalovaea is a village on the island of Upolu in Samoa. It is situated on the north central side of the island near the country's capital Apia. The village is in the political district of Tuamasaga. The population is 891 (2006 Census). Show Lalovaeaon the map
TafitoalaTafitoala is a small village on the Samoan island of Upolu. It is located on the central south coast of the island. Show Tafitoalaon the map
AfiamaluAfiamalu is a place on Upolu Island, Samoa. Show Afiamaluon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Tuamasaga
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TuamasagaTuamasaga is a district of Samoa, with a population (2001 Census) of 83,191. The geographic area of Tuamasaga covers the central part of Upolu island. The paramount title of Tuamasaga is the Malietoa title. The nine senior orators of Malie play a leading role in the election of the Malietoa title-holder. Given that the district of Aiga-i-le-Tai (Manono and Apolima) and the district of Fa'asaleleaga on Savai'i are two key footholds of the Aiga SaMalietoa (Malietoa clan), Malie must consult with Manono (capital of Aiga-i-le-Tai) and Safotulafai (capital of Fa’asaleleaga) in the election of the Malietoa.Show on map
Different buildings in Tuamasaga
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Fagali'i AirportFagali'i Airport (IATA: FGI, ICAO: NSFI) is an airport located Fagali'i, Samoa.Show on map