Where is Guam, Oceania?

Guam is the unincorporated territory of the United States, located in the western Pacific Ocean in Micronesia region. It is the 32nd largest island in United States and largest in Micronesia. Guam is situated in the Australia & Oceania Continent, nearly 3,300 miles west of Hawaii. It's lies between 13.2° and 13.7°N and 144.6° and 145.0°E.

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Where is Guam, Oceania
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Where is Guam Located?

Guam is located in the Australia & Oceania Continent, in the western Pacific Ocean, nearly 3,300 miles west of Hawaii. The location map of Guam illustrates it as an island territory under the exclusive sovereignty of the United States. Guam is the largest, most populous and southernmost island of the Mariana Islands.

The capital city of island is Hagatna (it was formerly known as Agana) and the most populous city is Dededo. 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.

FAQs about Guam

Which Continent is Gaum?

Ans: Guam is located in the Australia & Oceania Continent.

Is Guam part of USA?

Ans: It is a territory and not part of the 50 states. Guam is an island in Micronesia in the Pacific Ocean and is part of the United States.

What country is Guam closest to?

Ans: It is east of the Philippines, north of Papua New Guinea, and south of Japan.

What is the capital of Guam?

Ans: Hagatna is the capital city of Guam, which is also the government seat.

What is the Geographic coordinates of Guam?

Ans: Guam lies between 13.2° and 13.7°N and 144.6° and 145.0°E.

Guam Facts

CountryUnincorporated Territory of The USA
Lat Long13.472098, 144.798458
Largest CityDededo
Head of the StatePresident of the United States
Area210 sq mi (541.3 km2)
Population153,836 (2020 U.S. Census)
Density336.9 / km2 ( 872.6 / mi2 )
CurrencyUnited States Dollar (US$) (USD)
Official LanguageEnglish, Chamorro
Calling Code+1-671
Time ZoneChamorro Standard Time UTC+10:00 (ChST)
AirportAntonio B. Won Pat International Airport
Neighbour CountryRota Island
ClimateTropical rainforest climate
Highest elevation1,334 ft (407 m)
Internet TLD.gu

Places to Visit in Guam

Puntan Dos Amantes (Two Lover's Point)Talofofo FallsPaseo de SusanaSouth Pacific Memorial Peace Park
UnderWater WorldTumon BayCetti BayGuam National Wildlife Refuge
Inarajan Natural PoolGun BeachGuam Ocean ParkBIG Sunset Dinner Cruise Guam
Tumon BeachValley of the Latte Adventure ParkGef Pa'goAgue Cove
Ypao BeachPacific War MuseumTarza Water ParkTagada Amusement Park
Fish Eye Marine Park (Visitor Center)Resort Onward WaterparkRide the Ducks GuamTarzan Falls
Ritidian PointApra Harbor - Scuba diving, harbour, coral reef, lagoon and snorkelingMarbo CaveMerizo Pier Park
Cocos IslandGuam MuseumCoco's Island ResortGadao's Cave
T Galleria By DFS, GuamFaiFai BeachAsan Beach ParkArchbishop Felixberto Flores
Plaza de EspañaGuam AdventuresPagat Cave TrailheadTalofofo Caves
Last Updated: March 09, 2024