Samoa’s former name was Western Samoa is well knows because of its natural attractions and beautiful sites. At first, the Tongan Polynesian people settled there. European explorers were the ones who introduced Christianity to the natives, so many of the local customs soon disappeared.
When World-War One ended and for 42 years, New Zealand managed the Polynesian Islands. Although, in 1962 Samoa was the first of the Islands to re-establish its independence in the 20th century. The population of Samoa is mostly Indigenous Samoans, with 190,372.