Interesting facts about Guam

About Guam

Chamorro are the oldest civilisation in the North Pacific and inhabit the islands of Micronesia including Guam and Saipan. Isle of Guam is an island in the western Pacific that serves as the territory of the United States. For more facts about Guam's history, culture, people, economy, etc. But also New Guinea, Guam, the Mariana Islands, Nauru, Palau and the Philippines.

Twenty-one things to know about Guam

Have you ever asked yourself what the people here are named?

For updates on what's happening in Guam, visit the Pacific Daily News website.

It' about three fourths of the way from Hawaii to the Philippines.

The following sections provide some more information about Guam. West Pacific in Oceania. Guam's legal name is "Guam Territory". Guam is denominated in United States Dollar (US$). Hagatna is the capitol of Guam.

The lowest part of the world's oceans, Mariana Trench, is near Guam.

In 1898 Guam was occupied by the USA under the Treaty of Paris.

Latte Stones were made by the Guamites.

It was the home of the Spanish much before America took over Guam. There are, however, two special public days, Guam Discovery Day, which takes place on the first Monday in March and Liberation Day on 21 July.

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