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
Flag of American Samoa.svg
Seal The Seal of American Samoa
Seal of American Samoa.svg
Motto Samoan: "Samoa — Muamua Le Atua";
English: "Samoa — let God be first" [1][2]
Nickname
  • 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]
1973
Pandanus tectorius.jpg
Plant ʻAva (Kava)[2][5] 1973
Starr 070515-7054 Piper methysticum.jpg
Quarter Quarter of American Samoa 2009
2009 AS Proof.png
License Plate License Plate of American Samoa
(current 2011 version features Fatu Rock)
2011
American Samoa license plate 2011 5504.png
American Samoa main highway sign
American Samoa main highway sign

Other symbols

See also

References

  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 http://www.asbar.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&id=120&Itemid=172 American Samoa Bar Association. Chapter 03 - Official Symbols. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  3. ^ http://coastguard.dodlive.mil/2016/09/honor-respect-devotion-to-duty-coast-guard-auxiliarists-mike-and-paula-mcdonald/ Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Coast Guard Auxiliarists Mike and Paula McDonald. Connie Terrell. September 30, 2016. Retrieved July 7, 2018.
  4. ^ https://www.factretriever.com/american-samoa-facts American Samoa Facts. Factretriever.com. Retrieved November 24, 2017.
  5. ^ a b https://books.google.com/books?id=sg0tpwxPI6wC&pg=PA107&lpg=PA107#v=onepage&q&f=false State Botanical Symbols. Alan McPherson. Google Books. Retrieved November 24, 2017.