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Tafuna, American Samoa

Tafuna
Village
Tafuna is located in American Samoa
Tafuna
Tafuna
Coordinates:
Country  American Samoa
Territory  USA
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 is located in the village.[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

  1. ^ "Cathedral of the Holy Family". GCatholic.org. Retrieved 2013-05-20. 
  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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