Guam, island and unincorporated territory of the United States in Micronesia in the western Pacific Ocean. Guam is located 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. Guam lies between 13.2° and 13.7°N and 144.6° and 145.0°E.
Location Map of Guam
Where is Guam Located?
Guam is located in the Australia & Oceania Continent, in the western Pacific Ocean, nearly 3,300 miles west of Hawaii. Guam map also clearly depicts that it is an island territory over which the United States 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) 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.
|Country||Unincorporated Territory of The USA|
|Area||210 sq mi (541.3 km2)|
|Density||336.9 / km2 ( 872.6 / mi2 )|
|Currency||United States dollar (US$) (USD)|
|Lat Long||13.472098, 144.798458|
|Official Language||English, Chamorro|
|Time Zone||Chamorro Standard Time (UTC+10)|
|Airport||Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport|
|Neighbour Country||Rota Island|
|Climate||Tropical rainforest climate|
Places to Visit in Guam:
|Puntan Dos Amantes (Two Lover's Point)||Talofofo Falls||Paseo de Susana||South Pacific Memorial Peace Park|
|UnderWater World||Tumon Bay||Cetti Bay||Guam National Wildlife Refuge|
|Inarajan Natural Pool||Gun Beach||Guam Ocean Park||BIG Sunset Dinner Cruise Guam|
|Tumon Beach||Valley of the Latte Adventure Park||Gef Pa'go||Ague Cove|
|Ypao Beach||Pacific War Museum||Tarza Water Park||Tagada Amusement Park|
|Fish Eye Marine Park (Visitor Center）||Resort Onward Waterpark||Ride the Ducks Guam||Tarzan Falls|
|Ritidian Point||Apra Harbor - Scuba diving, harbour, coral reef, lagoon and snorkeling||Marbo Cave||Merizo Pier Park|
|Cocos Island||Guam Museum||Coco's Island Resort||Gadao's Cave|
|T Galleria By DFS, Guam||FaiFai Beach||Asan Beach Park||Archbishop Felixberto Flores|
|Plaza de España||Guam Adventures||Pagat Cave Trailhead||Talofofo Caves|