The Church created a new stake in Samoa on March 18th, 2012 called Savaii Samoa Pu'apu'a Stake. This is "Western" Samoa as compared to American Samoa (which has 4 more stakes) Samoa has a temple in Apia. This is the first new Samoan stake created since 1996. This is the 10th stake created in just the first 3 months of 2012. There are now 2,956 stakes worldwide.