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Leone ( Français: Leone, Russian: Leone, Spanish: Leone, Deutsch: Leone) is a city in , situated in the American Samoa region. According to the latest census, the city population is about 4050 inhabitants. Geographical coordinates of Leone (WGS84): (lat.): 14° 20' 38" S ( -14.3439 ), (long.): 170° 47' 6" W ( -170.785 ). Interested in Leone’s history, and other interesting facts? Learn more about the city’s history and culture from Wikipedia article about Leone.

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    American Samoa


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Speed:29 km/h
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Pago Pago, 7 km

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    Leone is a village on the south-west coast of Tutuila Island, American Samoa. Leone was the ancient capital of Tutuila Island. Leone was also where the Samoan Islands’ first missionary, John Williams, visited on October 18, 1832. A monument in honor of Williams has been erected in front of Zion Church. Its large church was the first to be built in American Samoa. It has three towers, a carved ceiling and stained glass. Until steamships were invented, Leone was the preferred anchorage of sailing ships which did not risk entering Pago Pago Harbor. Much early contact between Samoans and Europeans took place in Leone.

    Besides the oldest church in American Samoa, Leone is home to a post office, high school, Pritchard's Bakery and Kruse Supermarket. Buses from Fagatogo to Leone leave every few minutes throughout the year. An airstrip was built at Leone during World War II. The village is home to two historical sites listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places: Fagalele Boys School, which may be the oldest building on Tutuila Island, and Tataga-Matau Fortified Quarry Complex.

    Until the invention of the motorboat, Pago Pago Harbor was of little value as the ships were unable to turn around in such a confined area. The most common anchorage was therefore in Leone, where the first missionaries also arrived. Its strategic location, directly over the southern horizon from Upolu Island, and the district Atua, has made Leone a major resting port for those traveling between Upolu, Tutuila, and the Manu'a Islands. Leone is now a lively municipal center. The origin of several of Leone's chiefly titles can be traced to Western Samoa.

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