Fiscal Year 2009 Congressional Gross Area Acres = 13,500
(9,500 Land / 4,000 Ocean)
Fiscal Year 2010 = 3,006
Fiscal Year 2010 Annual Budget = $1,951,000
($537,017 / year of the above annual budget is used for lease payments to the villages)
Did You Know?
During the warm months of the southern hemisphere, Samoa’s humpback whales feed in the rich Antarctica waters, 3,200 miles to the south. When Antarctic's bitter winter sets in, humpbacks seek warmer waters, migrating northward, towards Australia and Tonga. At least some migrate onward to Samoa.