Guam

Guam Overview

Guam is a territory of the United States of America in the Mariana Islands. It serves as a vital U.S. air and naval base in the Pacific Ocean. Hagatna is the capital of Guam.

Guam lies at the south end of the Marianas, about 1,300 miles east of the Philippines. About 30 miles long and 4 to 10 miles wide, Guam covers 209 square miles.

CLIMATE

Guam has warm weather most of the year. Average temperatures range from 68 to 90 °F (20 to 32 °C). But typhoons frequently hit the island, and rainfall averages 90 inches (230 centimeters) a year. The rainy season generally lasts from May to November.

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

CAPITAL: Hagatna
POPULATION: 175,877
LANGUAGE: English, Chamorro
CURRENCY: US Dollar
ELECTRIC CURRENT: 110V, 60Hz. To power any electrical item an international adapter or a two pin plug is required.
COUNTRY CODE: GU
COUNTRY DIALLING CODE: +671
TIME ZONE: GMT/UTC +10