Continent – North America

Region – Western Pacific Ocean

Size – 544 km2

Geography – Consists of limestone plateau, Steep coastal cliffs in the north, southern end is mountainous

Language – English, Chamorro

Religion – 85% Roman Catholic, 15% other

Monetary Unit – United States dollar (USD)

Natural Resources – Tourism

Agriculture – Fruits, copra, eggs, vegetables, pork, poultry, beef

Industry – US military spending, tourism, construction, concrete products, transshipment services, printing and publishing, food processing, textiles

Neighboring Countries – None (island)

Population – 161,785 (2015 estimate)

Population Growth Rate – 1.4 %

Average Life Expectancy – 78.62 years

Capital City – Hagåtña (population 1,051)

Highest Mountain – Highest peak: Mount Lamlam (406 m)

Yearly Rainfall – 2180 mm (average)

Plant Life – Bougainvillea, plumeria, cup-of-gold, orchids, hibiscus, bromeliads, hedge flowers, gingers, cactuses, tangan tangan, monkeypod, pandanus, hardwoods, ironwood pines, softwoods

Animal Life – Deer, wild pigs, water buffalo, monitor lizard, fruit bats

Bird Life – 124 species including the American Golden Plover, Gray-tailed Tattlers, Mongolian dotteral, rose-crowned fruit dove, king fishers, Guam Rail,  wild chickens

Aquatic Life – Garden eels, giant clams, reef sharks, Eagle Rays, whales, octopus, lionfish, sea turtles,

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