Samoa is an island nation located in the South Pacific Ocean, about halfway between Hawaii and New Zealand. It consists of two main islands, Upolu and Savai’i, as well as several smaller islands. The total land area is 2,831 km2 with a population of over 200,000 people. The terrain is mostly mountainous with tropical rainforests and coral reefs. The highest point in the country is Mauga Silisili at 1,858 meters (6,096 ft) above sea level. The climate is tropical with temperatures ranging from 24°C in July to 29°C in January. The area code for Samoa is +685. This code is used when dialing from outside Samoa to any other phone number within it. Additionally, to call a cell phone or landline inside Samoa from another country you must dial 00 + 685 + telephone number. There are currently several area codes for different regions across Samoa as all numbers are seven digits long starting with three numbers followed by four numbers (e.g xxx-xxxx). Samoa also has mobile networks which are operated by Digicel/Bluesky/Vodafone which use GSM networks with 3G/4G coverage available on all networks. To call a mobile device within Samoa you must dial 00+685+ mobile network prefix + telephone number where the mobile network prefixes are either 7 or 8 depending on whether you are calling a Digicel or Bluesky device respectively for Digicel/Bluesky or 5 depending on whether you are calling a Vodafone device respectively for Vodafone. Check politicsezine for Samoa Political System.