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Guåhan
Nickname(s): 
"Tånó y Chamorro" (Chamorro) (English: "Land of the Chamorro")
Motto(s): 
"Tånó I' Man Chamorro" (Chamorro) (English: "Land of the Chamorros")
Anthem: "Stand Ye Guamanians"
Location of Guam
Location of Guam (circled in red)
Sovereign stateUnited States
Before annexationSpanish East Indies
Cession from SpainApril 11, 1899
CapitalHagåtña
Largest cityDededo
Official languages
Ethnic groups
(2010)
37.3% Chamorro
26.3% Filipino
7.1% White
7% Chuukese
2.2% Korean
2% Other Asian
1.6% Chinese
1.6% Palauan
1.5% Japanese
1.4% Pohnpeian
9.4% Multiracial
0.6% other[1]
Religion
75% Catholicism
17.7% Protestantism
1.1% Buddhism
4.5% other
1.7% unaffiliated[2]
Demonym(s)Guamanian
GovernmentDevolvedpresidentialconstitutionaldependency
Lou Leon Guerrero (D)
Josh Tenorio (D)
LegislatureLegislature of Guam
United States Congress
Michael San Nicolas (D)
Area
• Total
540 km2 (210 sq mi)
Highest elevation
1,334 ft (407 m)
Population
• 2020 estimate
168,485[1] (189th)
• 2010 census
159,358[1]
• Density
299/km2 (774.4/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$5.79 billion[1]
• Per capita
$35,600[1]
HDI (2017)Increase 0.901
very high
CurrencyUnited States dollar (US$) (USD)
Time zoneUTC+10:00 (ChST)
Date formatmm/dd/yyyy
Driving sideright
Calling code+1-671
USPS abbreviation
GU
ISO 3166 code
Internet TLD.gu

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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