where is guam located?

It is located in the continent of Oceania.

Guam is a dependant territory of The United States Of America. It covers 544 square kilometers of land, making it the 199th largest nation in terms of land area.

The island’s population of around 162,000 people are American citizens, although they cannot vote in U.S. presidential elections. Nearly 40 percent of the population are Chamorro people—indigenous peoples of the Mariana Islands.

Hawaii is about 4,000 miles (6,500 km) to the west. Its proximity to China, Japan, the Philippines and the Korean Peninsula has long made the island an essential possession of the US military.

In latest buzz, North Korea has threatened to “neutralize” the island of Guam, a U.S. territory in the Pacific home to 160,000 people, a naval and an air base. Find out more at Newsweek.com.

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Wednesday, August 09 2017
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