Area: 541 sq km
Most southerly and largest island of the Marianas Archipelago; 6,000 km west of Hawaii. Also included here (but not as part of Guam itself) are the three tiny US Territories of Johnston Island (2.8 sq km; 1,300 km from Hawaii), Midway Island (5.2 sq km; 2,350 km) and Wake Island (6.5 sq km; 3,700 km).
Population: 179,893 Annual Growth: 1.31%
Official language: Chamorro; English Languages: 8 All languages
Largest Religion: Christian
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Expatriate missionary work focuses on church planting among indigenous and immigrant peoples, Bible teaching and development. Major missions are SdA, Korean Presbyterians, LM, CoG(Anderson), CoN, Elim Fellowship. There are three Bible colleges, the main one being Pacific Islands University with about 100 students on site. Practical ministries include addiction recovery centres and vocational training for individuals with disabilities.
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