Matautu, Lefaga

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Matautu is a village in the large traditional settlement of Lefaga in Samoa. The village is situated on the south west coast of Upolu island and lies within the political district of A'ana.[1]

The population is 972.[2]

It was the film location of Return to Paradise, starring Gary Cooper.

There are a number of villages and geographic areas called Matautu in Samoa.


  1. ^ "Samoa Territorial Constituencies Act 1963". Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute. Archived from the original on 5 June 2011. Retrieved 16 December 2009.
  2. ^ "Census 2016 Preliminary count" (PDF). Samoa Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 2 August 2021.

Coordinates: 13°58′S 171°57′W / 13.97°S 171.95°W / -13.97; -171.95