Official Name: Guam
island in the North Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from
Hawaii to the Philippines. Largest and southernmost island of the
Mariana Islands archipelago.
territory of the United States of America. Policy relations between Guam
and the USA are under the jurisdiction of the Office of Insular Affairs,
U.S. Department of the Interior.
Catholic 98%, other 2%
National Anthem Name: "Fanohge Chamoru" (Stand Ye Guamanians)
note: adopted 1919; the local anthem is also known as "Guam
Hymn"; as a territory of the United States, "The Star-Spangled Banner,"
which generally follows the playing of "Stand Ye Guamanians," is official
(see United States)