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- Population: 49,710 (2020 census)
- Land area: 200 km²
- Exclusive economic zone: 404,391 km²
Listing as a Non-Self-Governing Territory
American Samoa has been on the United Nations list of Non-Self-Governing Territories since 1946, following the transmission of information by the United States of America under Article 73 e of the Charter of the United Nations.
- See General Assembly resolution 66 (I) of 14 December 1946
United States of America
United Nations-related action
The General Assembly adopts on an annual basis a resolution on American Samoa. Please visit the Documents page for past General Assembly resolutions on American Samoa from 2008..
United Nations Secretariat annual working papers on American Samoa issued since 2008 are also available on the Documents page.
(Last updated: 10 May 2022)