The World Factbook: Background: :: Spain ceded Guam to the US in 1898. Captured by the Japanese in 1941, it was retaken by the US three years later. The military installation on the island is one of the most strategically important US bases in the Pacific. :: ...read more [Source: The World Factbook] Wikipedia: Guam (i/ˈɡwɑːm/ or /ˈɡwɒm/; Chamorro: Guåhån) is an organized, unincorporated territory of the United States in the western Pacific Ocean. It is one of five U.S. territories with an established civilian government. Guam is listed as one of seventeen Non-Self-Governing Territories by the Special Committee on Decolonization of the United Nations. The island's capital is Hagåtña (formerly named Agana). Guam is the largest and southernmost of the Mariana Islands.
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Expertise (alphabetical order)
Official WebsitesOfficial portal for the Island of Guam...US Department of the Interior - Office of ...Bureau of Statistics and Plans...
Research CentresCenter for Island Sustainability (CIS) - U...Marine Laboratory - University of Guam...Micronesian Area Research Center (MARC) - ...
Libraries and ArchivesGuam Law Library...University of Guam Library...
Museum CollectionsAmerican Museum of Natural History...Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum...British Museum...
Health and Health ResearchDepartment of Public Health & Social Servi...School of Nursing and Health Sciences - Un...World Bank HealthStats...
List of languages More on Glottolog
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Recordings at Paradisec
Administrative AreasAgana Heights (Municipality)
Santa Rita (Municipality)
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