Guam BASIC INFOMATION
|LOCAL TIME||YOUR TIME|
|LOCAL TIME ZONE||TIMEZONE DIFFERENCE|
|UTC/GMT +10 HOURS|
|latitude / longitude|
|13°26'38"N / 144°47'14"E|
|GU / GUM|
other Pacific island languages 10%
Asian languages 6.3%
other 1.1% (2010 est.)
TYPE A NORTH AMERICAN JAPANESE 2-BLADE|
TYPE B AMERICAN 3-PIN
|Guam banks list|
Guam (U.S. English is the official language, Chamorro and Japanese are commonly used. Most residents believe in Catholicism. Guam is the gateway to Micronesia. It is an overseas territory of the United States. It is an island at the southern tip of the Mariana Islands. The area is 541 square kilometers, and the Chamorro people account for the majority. Guam’s capital, Agana, is located in the west of the island. It has a tropical monsoon climate with high south and low north. Lanlan Mountain in the southwest is the highest peak, with an elevation of 407 meters and the west There are fertile plains along the coast.|
Guam is located at the southern end of the Mariana Islands in the western Central Pacific, 13.48 degrees north of the equator and 5,300 kilometers west of Hawaii. It has a tropical rain forest climate with an average annual temperature of 26°C. The annual rainfall is 2000 mm. There are often earthquakes.
In 1521, Magellan arrived in Guam while traveling around the world. In 1565, he was occupied by the Spanish. In 1898, he was ceded to the United States after the Spanish-American War. In 1941, it was occupied by Japan and by the United States in 1944. After being retaken, it became a major naval and air base under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of the Navy. After 1950, it was under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of the Interior. Guam residents have U.S. citizenship, but they cannot vote in national elections. A 1976 referendum supported Guam to maintain close relations with the United States. Contact status.
Guam has a population of 157,557 (2001). Among them, Chamorro (the mixed-race descendants of Spanish, Micronesian and Filipino) accounted for about 43%. The rest are mainly Filipinos and immigrants from the continental United States, as well as Micronesians, Guam natives and Asians. English is the official language, and Chamorro and Japanese are commonly used. 85% of the residents believe in Catholicism.< /p>
The currency of Guam is the U.S. dollar. The income of the island mainly depends on tourism and the expenditure of the US military on the island’s naval and air bases. The annual revenue generated by tourism alone is about 15.9 million U.S. dollars. Tourists mainly come from Japan. The service industry is The main local industry. The GDP in 2000 was US$3.2 billion, and the per capita US$21,000.