Guam

Map showing the Neolithic Austronesian migrations into the islands of the Indo-Pacific
Reception of the Manila Galleon by the Chamoru in the Ladrones Islands, ca. 1590 Boxer Codex
Main street of Hagåtña, ca. 1899-1900
U.S. Marines walk through the ruins of Hagåtña, July 1944
Photograph of Guam from space captured by NASA's now decommissioned Earth observation satellite, Earth Observing-1 (EO-1), on December 30, 2011
Guam National Wildlife Refuge beach at Ritidian Point
Previously extensively dredged, Tumon Bay is now a marine preserve.
The introduction of the brown tree snake nearly eradicated the native bird population
The Guam Museum in Hagåtña opened in 2016
Youth performance of traditional dance at Micronesia Mall, 2012
Outrigger canoe team at Tumon
Beaches at the tourist center of Tumon
A proportional representation of Guam exports, 2019
Terminal at Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport. The airport hosts a hub of United Airlines, Guam's largest private-sector employer.
Map of U.S. military lands on Guam, 2010
Incumbent governor Lou Leon Guerrero
Michael San Nicolas is the Delegate for Guam's at-large congressional district.
Hagåtña from Fort Santa Agueda
Guam Highway 8 route marker
Construction at the Port of Guam, 2014
The Umatac Outdoor Library, built in 1933, was the first library in southern Guam.

Organized, unincorporated territory of the United States in the Micronesia subregion of the western Pacific Ocean.

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Orote Peninsula in 2006, looking northwest

Orote Peninsula

Orote Peninsula in 2006, looking northwest
Southern coast of the peninsula along Agat Bay in 2010. Two beaches, Tipalao (also called "Old Wives')(nearer) and Dadi, are visible. Turtle Rock Island lies between.
A 1916-1917 map indicates Sumay was the only major inhabited area of the peninsula
Sumay in the 1930s
Destruction of Sumay after the 1944 Battle of Guam

The Orote Peninsula is a four kilometer-long peninsula jutting from the west coast of the United States territory of Guam.

Barrigada, Guam

The Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport main passenger terminal, which houses the offices of the Guam International Airport Authority
Luis P. Untalan Middle School
Guam Police Department Building

Barrigada (Barigåda) is a village in the United States territory of Guam.

Miguel López de Legazpi

Spanish navigator and governor who established the first Spanish settlement in the East Indies when his expedition crossed the Pacific Ocean from the Viceroyalty of New Spain in modern-day Mexico, arriving in Cebu in the Philippine Islands in 1565.

Spanish navigator and governor who established the first Spanish settlement in the East Indies when his expedition crossed the Pacific Ocean from the Viceroyalty of New Spain in modern-day Mexico, arriving in Cebu in the Philippine Islands in 1565.

Birthplace of López de Legazpi in Zumarraga, Basque Country
A route of the Spanish expeditions in the Philippines.
Statue of López de Legazpi outside of Fort San Pedro, Cebu City
Statue of López de Legazpi in Zumarraga, Spain
López de Legazpi-Urdaneta Monument in Manila
Miguel López de Legazpi and Andrés de Urdaneta, Manila
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López de Legazpi on a 500 peso banknote, 1936
Monument of López de Legazpi at the city hall of the Philippine city named after him

It also encompassed other Pacific islands namely Guam and the Mariana Islands.

Pacific Games

Continental multi-sport event competing Olympic sports, with participation exclusively from archipelagic countries around the Pacific Ocean.

Continental multi-sport event competing Olympic sports, with participation exclusively from archipelagic countries around the Pacific Ocean.

Two territories have hosted the Pacific Games twice: French Polynesia (1971, 1995) and Guam (1975, 1999).

Representatives of the Compact states meeting in Kolonia, Micronesia, in August 2019. Left to right: American Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Micronesian President David Panuelo, Marshallese President Hilda Heine, and Palauan Vice President Raynold Oilouch

Compact of Free Association

International agreement establishing and governing the relationships of free association between the United States and the three Pacific Island sovereign states of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), and the Republic of Palau.

International agreement establishing and governing the relationships of free association between the United States and the three Pacific Island sovereign states of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), and the Republic of Palau.

Representatives of the Compact states meeting in Kolonia, Micronesia, in August 2019. Left to right: American Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Micronesian President David Panuelo, Marshallese President Hilda Heine, and Palauan Vice President Raynold Oilouch
Map of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (1961)

US$30 million will also be disbursed annually among American Samoa, Guam, Hawaii, and the Northern Mariana Islands in "Compact Impact" funding.

John A. Burns of Hawaii, the last of a series of delegates to continuously serve in Congress

Non-voting members of the United States House of Representatives

Non-voting members of the United States House of Representatives (called either delegates or resident commissioner, in the case of Puerto Rico) are representatives of their territory in the House of Representatives, who do not have a right to vote on proposed legislation in the full House but nevertheless have floor privileges and are able to participate in certain other House functions.

Non-voting members of the United States House of Representatives (called either delegates or resident commissioner, in the case of Puerto Rico) are representatives of their territory in the House of Representatives, who do not have a right to vote on proposed legislation in the full House but nevertheless have floor privileges and are able to participate in certain other House functions.

John A. Burns of Hawaii, the last of a series of delegates to continuously serve in Congress
Federico Degetau y González of Puerto Rico, The first resident commissioner in the United States Congress
Amata C. Radewagen is American Samoa's first female delegate
Walter E. Fauntroy, delegate from the District of Columbia from 1971 to 1991
Choctaw Nation Delegate to Washington Peter Pitchlynn who served as ambassador from 1845 to 1861 and again from 1866 to 1881
Cherokee Nation Delegate to Congress Kimberly Teehee

There are currently six non-voting members: a delegate representing the District of Columbia, a resident commissioner representing Puerto Rico, as well as one delegate for each of the other four permanently inhabited U.S. territories: American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Tumon Bay from the south

Tumon, Guam

Tumon Bay from the south
A defensive fortification built into coastal rock during the Japanese occupation of Guam
Tumon Bay and Hotel Row, 2010
The Plaza shopping center
Tunnel aquarium in Tumon
Two Lovers Point can be seen from all of Tumon.

Tumon (Tomhom) is a district located on Tumon Bay along the northwest coast of the United States unincorporated territory of Guam.

Agana Heights, Guam

From Mesa (Santa Agueda): view of Hagatna.

Agana Heights (Tutuhan) is one of the nineteen villages in the United States territory of Guam.

Nieves M. Flores Memorial Library

Guam Public Library System

Nieves M. Flores Memorial Library
Nieves M. Flores Memorial Library

Guam Public Library System (Chamoru: Sisteman Laibirihan Pupbleko Guåhan ) is the public library system of the United States territory of Guam.

Map indicating places where the language is called castellano (in red) or español (in blue)

Spanish language

Romance language of the Indo-European language family that evolved from colloquial spoken Latin in the Iberian Peninsula of Europe.

Romance language of the Indo-European language family that evolved from colloquial spoken Latin in the Iberian Peninsula of Europe.

Map indicating places where the language is called castellano (in red) or español (in blue)
The Visigothic Cartularies of Valpuesta, written in a late form of Latin, were declared in 2010 by the Royal Spanish Academy as the record of the earliest words written in Castilian, predating those of the Glosas Emilianenses.
Chronological map showing linguistic evolution in southwest Europe
Antonio de Nebrija, author of Gramática de la lengua castellana, the first grammar of a modern European language.
Percentage of the U.S. population aged 5 and over who speaks Spanish at home in 2019, by states.
Spanish language signage in Malabo, capital city of Equatorial Guinea.
Early flag of the Filipino revolutionaries ("Long live the Philippine Republic!!!"). The first two constitutions were written in Spanish.
Announcement in Spanish on Easter Island, welcoming visitors to Rapa Nui National Park
Miguel de Cervantes, considered by many the greatest author of Spanish literature, and author of Don Quixote, widely considered the first modern European novel.
Spanish vowel chart, from
A world map attempting to identify the main dialects of Spanish.
An examination of the dominance and stress of the voseo feature in Hispanic America. Data generated as illustrated by the Association of Spanish Language Academies. The darker the area, the stronger its dominance.
The Rashi script, originally used to print Judaeo-Spanish.
An original letter in Haketia, written in 1832.
Arms of the Royal Spanish Academy
The Royal Spanish Academy Headquarters in Madrid, Spain.
Countries members of the ASALE.
Cervantes Institute headquarters, Madrid

As a legacy of comprising the former Spanish East Indies, Spanish loan words are present in the local languages of Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Marshall Islands and Micronesia.