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Map of Va`a-o-Fonoti district in Samoa

Basic information about Va`a-o-Fonoti
Va'a-o-Fonoti is a district on the north east coast of Upolu Island in Samoa, with a population (2001 Census) of 1,666, making it the least populated district in the country. The district is 38 km² and consists of a main area around Fagaloa Bay with nine villages and a small coastal exclave about 10 km further northwest, with the village of Faleāpuna (pop. 582). The district includes areas with significant conservation and cultural values. Va'a-o-Fonoti geographical boundaries are surrounded by the larger district of Atua. The capital of Va'a-o-Fonoti is Samamea. The small settlement of Uafato is part of the Uafato Conservation Area, a project started by the villagers in the early 1990s, to protect their environment from logging. The area has gained a reputation in the last decade for woodcarving and traditional arts and crafts in Samoa.
Cities, towns & villages in Va`a-o-Fonoti
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UafatoUafato is a village on the north east coast of Upolu island in Samoa with national and global significance as a unique cultural and conservation area.It is within the political district of Va'a-o-Fonoti and is also part of a conservation zone called the Uafato Conservation Area. The village is one of nine small village settlements situated at Fagaloa Bay, a site of natural beauty with significant cultural value and bio-diversity. It is surrounded by the Uafato Tiavea Conservation Zone with lush rainforest, rugged topography, waterfalls and coral reefs. Show Uafatoon the map
SamameaSamamea is a village on the north east coast of Upolu island in Samoa. It is the main village or 'capital' of the political district is one of nine villages situated in Fagaloa Bay. The villages are nestled between the sea and rainforest mountains. The most eastern village in the bay is Uafato. Show Samameaon the map
MusumusuMusumusu is a small village on the island of Upolu in Samoa. It is situated on the north east coast of the island in the political district of Va'a-o-Fonoti.The population is 81 (2006 Census). Show Musumusuon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Va`a-o-Fonoti
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Va‘a-o-FonotiVa'a-o-Fonoti is a district on the north east coast of Upolu Island in Samoa, with a population (2001 Census) of 1,666, making it the least populated district in the country. The district is 38 km² and consists of a main area around Fagaloa Bay with nine villages and a small coastal exclave about 10 km further northwest, with the village of Faleāpuna (pop. 582). The district includes areas with significant conservation and cultural values. Va'a-o-Fonoti geographical boundaries are surrounded by the larger district of Atua. The capital of Va'a-o-Fonoti is Samamea.Show on map