American Samoa is territory of the United States of America, about 2,300 miles southwest of Hawaii. Six of the territory's seven islands are divided among three groups Tutuila and Aunuu; Ofu, Olosega, and Tau (the Manua group); and Rose. These islands are in the Samoan chain. The seventh, Swains Island, lies 200 miles north.
The largest and most important island is Tutuila. Pago Pago, the capital of American Samoa, lies on Tutuila on one of the best and most beautiful harbours in the South Pacific. Pago Pago is the territory's only port and urban centre.