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Learn more about Guam.
Flag of Guam Guam
Population: 166,090 (July 2004 est.)
Capital: Hagatna (Agana)
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An Introduction to Guam
Guam was ceded to the US by Spain in 1898. Captured by the Japanese in 1941, it was retaken by the US three years later. The military installation on the island is one of the most strategically important US bases in the Pacific.

Guam map

Map of Guam ( Location ) : 13 28 N, 144 47 E, Oceania, island in the North Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to the Philippines. For additional reports and educational information specific to Guam, refer to the Country Info menubar to the upper right.

About the Flag The Guamanian Flag
Territorial flag is dark blue with a narrow red border on all four sides; centered is a red-bordered, pointed, vertical ellipse containing a beach scene, outrigger canoe with sail, and a palm tree with the word GUAM superimposed in bold red letters; US flag is the national flag.

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Facts
Some interesting facts and figures about Guam.

Pop Growth Rate / Year:
    • 1.5%

Avg. Life Expectancy:
    • 75.08 yrs - Male
    • 81.34 yrs - Female

Phone Lines:
    • 84,134 (2001)

Televisions:
    • 106,000 (1997)

Radios:
    • 221,000 (1997)

Internet Code:
    • .gu

Did you know ... People from Guam are called Guamanians
 

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Data Source: Central Intelligence Agency 2004 World Factbook