Tutuila


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Tutuila

(to͞oto͞oē`lä), island (2010 pop. 54,359), 52 sq mi (135 sq km), largest island of American SamoaAmerican Samoa,
officially Territory of American Samoa, unincorporated territory of the United States (2015 est. pop. 56,000), comprising the eastern half of the Samoa island chain in the South Pacific.
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. The capital and principal harbor is Pago PagoPago Pago
, town (1990 pop. 10,640) and capital of American Samoa, on the Southern shore of Tutuila island. Pago Pago has an excellent, landlocked harbor and is the only port of call in American Samoa. Tourism and tuna canning are important industries.
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. The island has a rugged eastern area, with a plain in the southwest. Near the center is Matafao Peak (2,141 ft/653 m), the highest point on Tutuila. Copra, canned fish, and handicrafts are the island's chief products.

Tutuila

the largest island of American Samoa, in the SW Pacific. Chief town and port: Pago Pago. Pop.: 55 876 (2000). Area: 135 sq. km (52 sq. miles)
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