New to Guam

 

Guam is a beautiful island in the Pacific, with pleasant, tropical climate and breath-taking scenery. Guam holds true to the phrase “Where America’s Day Begins”, offering both American stability and Islander hospitality.


Political Status
: Unincorporated Territory of the United States


Location:
13.48 degrees North, 144.45 degrees East


Native Inhabitants:
Chamorro


Country code:
1


Area Code:
671


Electricity:
120 volt/60 cycle


Capital:
Hagatna


Land Area:
212 square miles ( 549 square kilometers )


Official Languages:
English and Chamorro


Time:
Greenwich Mean Time +10


Population:
154,805 (2000 Census) 187,140 is estimated for 2010


Currency:
US Dollar


Climate:
Between 75-86 degrees Fahrenheit (26-30 degrees Celsius)
Averaging 81 degrees Fahrenheit (28 degrees Celsius)


Seasons:
Dry season between Jan. & May; rainy season between October & December.


Rainfall:
Annual average is approximately 80 inches (2,509 millimeters)