Where is Guam in relation to the United States?
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Then, where is Guam in the United States?
Guam is an island in Micronesia in the Pacific Ocean that is part of the United States. It is a territory and not one of the 50 U.S. States. The people that first lived there are called "Chamorros". The capital of Guam is the city of Hagåtña.
One may also ask, why is Guam part of the United States? The tiny western Pacific island of Guam has been a U.S. territory for over a century, and is considered a strategically important link between the U.S. and Asia. The only reason America annexed Guam and its Chamorro inhabitants all those years ago was because the U.S. was at war with Spain.
One may also ask, what is the US relationship with Guam?
Guam is a presidential representative democracy, whereby the Governor is head of government, and of a multi-party system. Guam is an organized, unincorporated territory of the United States with policy relations between Guam and the US under the jurisdiction of the Office of Insular Affairs.
Is Hagatna Guam in the United States?
ˈg?ːtnj?/; Chamorro pronunciation: [hæˈg?t?æ]; formerly in English: Agana /?ˈg?ːnj?/, in Spanish: Agaña) is the capital village of the United States territory of Guam. However, it remains one of the island's major commercial districts in addition to being the seat of government.