Title: The Territory of Guam

Population: 168,801

Population Change: 0.89

National Average Age: 31

Urban Percentage: 95

Christian Population: 0

Christian Percentage:

Introduction: 'Guam is a U.S. island territory in Micronesia in the Western Pacific. It''s distinguished by tropical beaches Chamorro villages and ancient latte-stone pillars. Guam’s WWII significance is on view at the War in the Pacific National Historical Park whose sites include Asan Beach a former battlefield. The island’s Spanish colonial heritage is evident in Fort Nuestra Señora de la Soledad atop a bluff in Umatac.'

Overview: Spain ceded Guam to the US in 1898. Captured by the Japanese in 1941 it was retaken by the US three years later. The military installations on the island are some of the most strategically important US bases in the Pacific.