Location on Swains Island
Country United States
Territory American Samoa
 • Total17

Taulaga is the only inhabited village on Swains Island, American Samoa (nearby Etena is deserted).[1]

It has a majority of the island's population of 17, a church, a communications center, and a school. It was hit heavily by Cyclone Percy in 2005. Taulaga is in the northwest of the atoll.


  1. ^ Whistler, W.A. "THE FLORA AND VEGETATION OF SWAINS ISLAND" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 July 2019. Retrieved 21 July 2019.

Coordinates: 11°03′18″S 171°05′17″W / 11.055°S 171.088°W / -11.055; -171.088