What is Guam known for Today, our new destination in the world is Guam, the peninsular state of the United States in the North Pacific. Guam is a region where there is a constant threat of a nuclear attack Guam where a species of brown snakes are found
The essence causes the death of thousands of birds every year Called the Island of Fighters, Guam is the most populous island in the Mariana Islands Guam is also the largest island in the Micronesian Islands Guam residents have the honor of being US citizens
Historically, the island was called Chamorro Although the people living here have the honor of being American citizens, they do not have the same facilities as American citizens The interesting thing about Guam is that there is no sand on the shores of the peninsular country at all
On the contrary, there are coral reefs on their shores
Roads and houses in Guam are also built with a mixture of cement and coral According to a survey, coral reserves have fallen sharply in recent times More than 20 million corals are exported annually from this peninsular state
A Japanese soldier in Guam who served in a jungle during World War II For almost 30 years, the soldier lived in an anonymous forest in Guam The soldier was finally found in 1972 and sent back to his homeland The peninsula’s economy is dependent on tourism and US aid
The Austronesian people living in Indonesia are originally from Guam The people here have American citizenship, but in no way can they vote for the American president Guam was attacked just hours after Japan attacked Pearl Herbal during World War II.
The attack killed 7,000 Americans and 17,000 Japanese
Japan occupied the island from 1940 to 1944 during World War II The Guam Peninsula covers a total area of 510 square kilometers and has a population of about 170,000. 92% of the population is Christian
Other religions include Buddhism, Hinduism, and Islam in Guam The island is a major US military base in the Pacific About 99% of foreigners working in Guam are from the Philippines It is said that in 1957, a pilot first saw a flying saucer in Guam The pilot said he tried to chase the flying saucer but it was too fast
If you look at the island on a map, it looks like a foot
It is 30 km long and 4 to 12 km wide
Name of the capital of Guam. Hagåtña
English and Chamaro are official languages The average human lifespan in this peninsular state is 78 years
The education rate in Guam is 99%
33% of the total area is used for agricultural purposes
Q1 Where is Guam?
Ans Guam is located in the sea between the US state of Hawaii and the Philippines
This island is the first place in the United States where the sun rises first The closest countries to this state are Japan, Philippines, Taiwan and South Korea
Chamorro is the oldest civilization in the North Pacific Islands of Micronesia and Guam.
Guam is a peninsular country where tourists can shop for tax. The island is also the largest army base in the Pacific The largest Pacific air bases are in Guam
About 15% of the island’s population is in the US military.
American citizens can safely travel to the island with passports and visas
About 150,000 tourists visit the island each year Guam is located about 500 feet above sea level Half of Guam is volcanic There is dry grass on the volcanic hills Guam receives up to 2,400 mm of rainfall annually While 3 to 4 storms a year Due to the palm trees, a variety of wildlife and insects are found in this country. In 1940, brown snakes were brought and settled on the island Due to which a large number of birds fell prey to these snakes Of these, about a dozen birds were extinct
Many animals also died due to the bites of these snakes More than 2 million snakes have been killed so far It is the first island in the Mariana Islands to be inhabited by humans.
There are traces of human settlement on the island around 1000 BC As for the island’s modern history, the first European Portuguese expedition to the land was In 1521, Spain became the first European country to establish a colony
Spain ruled Guam for almost 300 years On January 25, 1849, a severe earthquake shook the island, killing at least 4,000 people After defeating Spain in 1898, the United States occupied the island During World War II, Japan invaded and occupied Guam 20,000 Guamites were killed during the war On July 21, 1944, the United States recaptured the island from Japan In 1950, Guam was granted statehood
Guam’s most famous sport is football The island is one of nature’s masterpieces with its lush greenery The beaches of Guam are very clear, transparent and rich in blue water
North Korea, a rival to the United States, has also threatened to launch a nuclear attack on Guam
The Underwater Tunnel is one of Guam’s most popular attractions In Guam, ethnic groups include 57% Chamorro, 26% Filipinos, 7% Whites, 9% Koreans, and other ethnic groups.
The currency of Guam is the US dollar The flag of Guam was adopted on February 9, 1941
There is a red stripe around the flag
The flag is unveiled in memory of the bloodshed in World War II In the middle of the flag is a dark blue sea island Guam calling code+1671 Guam has a very large population
Guam has a population of about 300 square kilometers