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Where is Guam located on the world map? The given location map of Guam shows that the Guam is located in the western Pacific Ocean.

Guam map also clearly depicts that it is an island territory over which the United State has exclusive sovereignty. Guam is the largest and southernmost island of the Mariana Islands.
The capital city of island is Hagatna (it was formerly known as Agana). The Chamorros, who have been living there from more than 4,000 years, are the indigenous people of the Guam.
Though, the ultimate sovereignty of Guam remains with the US; however, the territory is governed by a popularly elected governor. It has also a unicameral 15-member legislature as part of the local political system.

At present, the economy of the region is largely depending upon the tourism. Since, the island has several beautiful and astonishing natural landscapes therefore the region attracts tourists from all over the world. But the large chunk of tourists in the region comes from Japan. Another source of revenue on the island is due to the presence of United States military base.
The climate of the island is tropical marine; so, the weather is normally hot and very humid and surrounding water bodies keeps annual temperature almost constant, there is very little seasonal temperature variation.

Facts:-
Official Name- Guam
Capital City- Hagatna
Official Languages- English and Chamorro
Area- 541.3 km2
Population- 178,000
Ethnic Groups- Chamorro 39%, Filipino 26.3%, Pacific 11.3%, white 6.9%, others 18.4%
Currency- USD
Time Zone- UTC+10
ISO Code- GU
Calling Code- +1-671