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Guam (United States)     [2]
(Unincorporated Territory of United States)
LAND AREA: 541 sq. km     SEA AREA: 218000 sq. km
NUMBER OF ISLANDS BY SIZE (sq. km):
>17,000 >10,000 >1,000 >100 >10 >1 <1 Unknown TOTAL
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
DEMOGRAPHY
  POPULATION: 153000 (1996)
  DENSITY: 283 persons/sq. km    GROWTH RATE: 2%/year
ECONOMY
  Income/Capita: $0
ENVIRONMENT (see also individual islands)
SPECIES OF CONSERVATION INTEREST:
Plants: 330 species, 20 endemic
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
INSTITUTIONS
GOVERNMENT ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:
Guam Environmental Protection Agency
ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION:

ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS:

REFERENCES:

Last updated 01/02/98


Islands of Guam (United States)
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