Guam profile

US Navy war ship The waters off Guam are the scene of major US navy war games
  • Territory: Guam
  • Status: US overseas territory
  • Population: 184,000 (UN, 2012)
  • Capital: Hagatna
  • Area: 541 sq km (209 sq miles)
  • Major languages: English, Chamorro (both official)
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 74 years (men), 79 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: US dollar
  • Main export: Re-exports of petroleum-based products
  • GNI per capita: N/A
  • Internet domain: .gu
  • International dialling code: +1 671

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