Guam (/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 …
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Apra Harbor is a deep-water port on the western side of the United States territory of Guam. The harbor is formed by Orote Peninsula in the south and Cabras Island in the north. To the south, the harbor narrows and then widens again to form an inner…
Korean Air Flight 801 (KE801, KAL801) crashed on August 6, 1997, on approach to Antonio B.
Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport (IATA: GUM, ICAO: PGUM), also known as Guam International Airport, is an airport located in Tamuning and Barrigada, three miles east of the capital city of Hagåtña (formerly Agana) in the United States territ…
Andersen Air Force Base (AFB) (IATA: UAM, ICAO: PGUA, FAA LID: UAM) is a United States Air Force (USAF) base located approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) northeast of Yigo near Agafo Gumas in the United States territory of Guam. Along with Naval Base Guam…
Hagåtña (pronounced [həˈɡɑtɲə] ), formerly English Agana /əˈɡɑːnjə/ and in Spanish Agaña, is the capital of the United States territory of Guam. From the 18th through mid 20th century, it was Guam's population center, but today it is the second smal…
USS San Francisco (SSN-711), a Los Angeles-class nuclear submarine, is the third ship or boat of the United States Navy to be named for San Francisco, California.
The first Andersen Air Force Base B-2 accident was a February 2008 incident when the Spirit of Kansas, a United States Air Force B-2 Spirit stealth heavy bomber, crashed on the runway shortly after takeoff from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam. The i…
Naval Base Guam is a strategic U.S. naval base located on Apra Harbor, Guam.
University of Guam (or Unibetsedåt Guåhan in Chamorro and commonly abbreviated as U.O.G.) is a four-year land-grant institution, located in the village of Mangilao on the island of Guam in the Western Pacific Ocean.
Dededo (Chamorro: Dedidu) is the most populated village in the United States territory of Guam. According to the U.S.
Tamuning, also known as Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon (Chamorro: Tamuneng) is a municipality or village located on the western shore of the United States territory of Guam. The village of Tamuning can be viewed as the economic center of Guam, containing Tum…
Mount Lamlam (meaning lightning in Chamoru) is a peak on the United States island of Guam.
This is a list of the buildings, sites, districts, and objects listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Guam. There are currently 127 listed sites spread across 17 of the 19 villages of Guam.
The area code 671 is the local telephone area code of the United States territory of Guam.
The Legislature of Guam (Liheslaturan Guåhan in Chamorro) is the legislature for the United States territory of Guam. The legislative branch is unicameral, with a single house consisting of fifteen senators, each serving for a two year term. All mem…
KISH (102.9 FM) is Guam's first all Chamorro Music formatted FM station. They are owned and operated by Inter-Island Communications and is licensed to Hagåtña.
Barrigada (Chamorro: Barigåda) is a village in the United States territory of Guam. A largely residential municipality, its main village is located south of the Antonio B.
This article describes the geography of the United States territory of Guam.
Yigo (Chamorro: Yigu; pronounced /ˈdʒiːɡoʊ/) is the northernmost village of the United States territory of Guam, and is the location of Andersen Air Force Base.
KUAM-TV is the NBC affiliate serving the United States territory of Guam.
Asan (Chamorro: Assan) is a village located on the western shore of the United States territory of Guam. The municipality of Asan-Maina combines Asan with Maina, a community in the hills to the east. It was a primary landing site for United States M…
Santa Rita (Chamorro: Sånta Rita) is a village located on the southwest coast of the United States territory of Guam with hills overlooking Apra Harbor.
Mangilao is a village on the eastern shore of the United States territory of Guam.
Micronesia Mall, in Dededo at the intersection of Guam highways 1 and 16, is the largest shopping center in the Western Pacific in the United States territory of Guam.
KTGM, channel 14, is an ABC-affiliated television station located in Tamuning, Guam. The station is owned by Sorensen Television Systems, Inc.
Cocos Island (Chamorro: Islan Dåno) is an island 1 mile (1.6 km) off the southern tip of the United States territory of Guam, located within the Merizo Barrier Reef, part of the municipality of Merizo. The island is uninhabited, 1,600 meters (5,200 …
Agat (Chamorro: Hagat) is a village in the United States territory of Guam. It is located south of Apra Harbor on the island's western shore. The village's population has decreased since the island's 2000 census.
Agana Shopping Center is a shopping center located in downtown Hagåtña, in the United States territory of Guam. Opening in 1978, the mall is one of numerous malls on Guam.
Talofofo (Chamorro: Talo fo' fo') is a village located in the southern part of the United States territory of Guam, on the east coast.
Northwest Field is a former World War II airfield on Guam in the Mariana Islands.
The District Court of Guam (in case citations, D. Guam) is a United States territorial court with jurisdiction over the United States territory of Guam. It sits in the capital, Hagåtña.
Yona (Chamorro: Yoña [d͡zoˈɲa]) is a village in the United States territory of Guam.
Piti is a village located on the western shore of the United States territory of Guam. It contains the commercial port of Guam at Apra Harbor as well as several of the island’s largest power plants.
Point Udall (13°26′51.2″N144°37′5.5″E) is the westernmost point (by travel, not longitude), in the territorial United States, located on the Orote Peninsula of Guam. It lies at the mouth of Apra Harbor, on the end of Orote Peninsula, opposite the G…
Merizo (Chamorro: Malesso'), is the southernmost village in the United States territory of Guam. Cocos Island (Chamorro: Islan Dåno) is a part of the municipality.