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Guam

US Territory of Guam

Pacific

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Geography

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%

Capital: Agana

Urbanites: 93.2%

Peoples

Peoples: 13 (8% unreached) All peoples
Unreached Peoples Prayer Card

Official language: Chamorro; English    Languages: 8 All languages

Religion

Largest Religion: Christian

Religion               Pop %Ann Gr
Christians173,93996.691.3
Evangelicals25,62114.20.6

Challenges for Prayer

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.

     For an additional 5 Challenges for Prayer see Operation World book, CD-ROM, or DVD-ROM.

More Information

The Operation World book, CD-ROM, and DVD-ROM provide far more information and fuel for prayer for the people of Guam.