Guam is located in the western region of the Pacific Ocean, nearly 3,300 miles west of Hawaii. This island is an unincorporated territory of the United States that acquired its independence in 1944 after the Americans defeated the Japanese in the Battle of Guam.Continue Reading
Guam is also an island that belongs to the Mariana island chain. It has an area of 209 square miles and is the biggest of this chain. Guam's population is over 170,000. Its capital city is Hagatna, which is also the government seat.
In 1898, the Spanish surrendered this island to the United States after losing the Spanish-American War. In 1941, Japanese forces took over and occupied Guam until 1944.Learn more about United States
The capitals of all 50 American states are Sacramento in California, Montgomery in Alabama, Denver in Colorado, Juneau in Alaska, Dover in Delaware, Phoenix in Arizona, Boise in Idaho, Little Rock in Arkansas, Hartford in Connecticut, Indianapolis in Indiana, Tallahassee in Florida, Springfield in Illinois, Honolulu in Hawaii, Frankfort in Kentucky, St. Paul in Minnesota, Topeka in Kansas, Augusta in Maine, Des Moines in Iowa, Baton Rouge in Louisiana, Lansing in Michigan, Annapolis in Maryland, Concord in New Hampshire, Boston in Massachusetts, Jefferson City in Missouri, Jackson in Mississippi, Salem in Oregon, Helena in Montana, Trenton in New Jersey, Lincoln in Nebraska, Austin in Texas, Carson City in Nevada, Bismarck in North Dakota, Columbus in Ohio, Santa Fe in New Mexico, Raleigh in North Carolina, Harrisburg in Pennsylvania, Oklahoma City in Oklahoma, Nashville in Tennessee, Providence in Rhode Island, Columbia in South Carolina, Montpelier in Vermont, Albany in New York, Salt Lake City in Utah, Atlanta in Georgia, Richmond in Virginia, Olympia in Washington, Cheyenne in Wyoming, Charleston in West Virginia, Pierre in South Dakota and Madison in Wisconsin. The capital city of the United States is Washington, D.C.Full Answer >
The United States has 50 states that include Alabama, Arizona, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming. The District of Columbia is a part of the United States, but is not considered a true state, although it is the capital of the United States.Full Answer >
Some of the best states for retirement based on several criteria, including weather and economy, in order of preferenceaccording to MoneyRate and the American Association of Retired People (AARP), are Hawaii, Idaho, Utah, Arizona, Virginia, Colorado, Florida and New Mexico. Other states on the AARP list include South Dakota, California and Texas.Full Answer >
The state of Hawaii counts 137 islands in the Hawaiian chain, including all minor islands and islets. The eight main islands forming the center of the state’s commerce and tourism are Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Lanai, Kahoolawe and the big island of Hawaii.Full Answer >