Map of American Samoa

This is a list of American Samoa territorial symbols:[1]

Type Symbol Year Image
Flag The Flag of American Samoa April 27, 1960
Seal The Seal of American Samoa
Motto Samoan: "Samoa — Muamua Le Atua";
English: "Samoa — let God be first" [1][2]
  • Motu o Fiafiaga (a Samoan phrase; in English, it is "Islands of Paradise")[3]
  • Football Islands[4]
Song Amerika Samoa[2] 1950
Bird No official bird; see List of birds of American Samoa[2]
Flower / Tree Paogo (Ulafala)[5]
Pandanus tectorius
(officially designated as flower)[2]
Plant ʻAva (Kava)[2][5] 1973
Quarter Quarter of American Samoa 2009
License Plate License Plate of American Samoa
(current 2011 version features Fatu Rock)
American Samoa main highway sign

Other symbols

See also


  1. ^ a b Sorensen, Stan; Theroux, Joseph. "The Samoan Historical Calendar, 1607-2007" (PDF). American Samoa Government. p. 57. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-06-26. Retrieved 2009-03-07.
  2. ^ a b c d e American Samoa Bar Association. Chapter 03 - Official Symbols. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  3. ^ Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Coast Guard Auxiliarists Mike and Paula McDonald. Connie Terrell. September 30, 2016. Retrieved July 7, 2018.
  4. ^ "42 Fun Facts about American Samoa |". Retrieved 2023-11-29.
  5. ^ a b State Botanical Symbols. Alan McPherson. Google Books. Retrieved November 24, 2017.