Flag of Guam (GIF)

The flag of Guam features a dark blue background bordered by a narrow red stripe on all sides, symbolizing the sacrifices made during World War II and the historical legacy of Spanish sovereignty. At its center, the flag proudly displays the seal of Guam, portrayed as an almond-shaped emblem. The seal depicts a traditional proa sailing in Hagåtña Bay, with the bold red letters spelling out "GUAM." The shape of the emblem serves as a nod to the ancient Chamorro people, evoking the image of slingshot stones used in traditional warfare. Additionally, the depiction of the Two Lovers Point cliff in the background further reinforces the cultural and geographical significance of the island, encapsulating Guam's rich history and natural beauty within its design.

Adopted:February 9, 1948
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇬🇺

Guam is a United States territory located in the western Pacific Ocean and is the largest and southernmost of the Mariana Islands. Its capital is Hagåtña. With a population of approximately 170,184 (2021) people, Guam boasts a rich cultural heritage influenced by its indigenous Chamorro roots, Spanish colonial past, and American presence. The island serves as a significant strategic military outpost for the United States and is home to several military bases. Its economy revolves around tourism, especially from Japan and South Korea, as well as industries such as federal government spending, construction, and services. Guam's stunning natural landscapes, including pristine beaches, lush jungles, and historic sites such as the War in the Pacific National Historical Park, attract visitors from around the world.



Guam's flag on wikipedia's been updated with a different font and more accuracy.
October 27, 2023 at 7:44 PM
Guam's flag has been updated on Wikipedia with a more accurate seal in the middle.
February 4, 2024 at 10:25 PM
February 5, 2024 at 1:34 AM

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