Ulutogia

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Ulutogia
Village
Ulutogia is located in Samoa
Ulutogia
Ulutogia
Coordinates: 14°2′43″S 171°26′27″W / 14.04528°S 171.44083°W / -14.04528; -171.44083Coordinates: 14°2′43″S 171°26′27″W / 14.04528°S 171.44083°W / -14.04528; -171.44083
Country  Samoa
District Atua
Population
(2010)
 • Total 201
Time zone -11

Ulutogia is a village on the east coast of Upolu island in Samoa. The village is part of the electoral constituency (Faipule District) Aleipata Itupa i Luga which is part of the political district of Atua.

Ulutogia is approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes' drive from Apia, the country's capital.

The village is the base of the Ao o Atua, Fuataga Leififi and the Safuataga family.[citation needed]

2009 Samoa tsunami

Ulutogia was heavily damaged in the 2009 Samoa tsunami with fatalities following an earthquake south of the Samoa Islands on 29 September 2009.[1] However, the village has slowly recovered in a rebuilding programme with international aid and support.

References

  1. ^ "Deadly tsunami strikes in Pacific". BBC News. 30 September 2009. Retrieved 7 May 2010.
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