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About American Samoa

Population (2010 Census): 55,519

  • Samoan: 89%
  • Other Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 4%
  • Asian: 4%
  • Two or More Ethnic Origins or Races: 3%

Land Area: 76 square miles
Density: 914 persons per square mile
Capital: Pago Pago
Became a Territory: July 1, 1967

 

About Guam

Population (2010 Census): 159,358

  • Chamorro: 37%
  • Filipino: 26%
  • Two or More Ethnic Origins or Races: 9%
  • White: 7%
  • Chuukese: 7%
  • Other Asian: 6%
  • Other Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 5%

Land Area: 209 square miles
Density: 830 persons per square mile
Capital: Hagåtña
Became a Territory: July 1, 1950

 

About Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)

Population (2010 Census): 53,833

  • Filipino: 35%
  • Chamorro: 24%
  • Two or More Ethnic Origins or Races: 13%
  • Other Asian: 8%
  • Chinese (except Taiwanese): 7%
  • Other Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 6%
  • Carolinian: 5%

Land Area: 179 square miles
Density: 63.8 persons per square mile
Capital: Saipan
Became a Commonwealth: January 1, 1978

 

About the United States Pacific Command

United States Pacific Command includes the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines for the Asia-Pacific area. The Asia-Pacific area extends from the west coast of the United States mainland to the western border of India and from the Antarctic to the North Pole.

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Special Population: Pacific Islander

 

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NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region

NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region (NN/LM PSR) is part of the regional outreach program of the National Library of Medicine, located at the UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library. Our region includes Arizona, California, Hawai'i, Nevada, and the U.S. Territories in the Pacific.

Our mission is to promote awareness of and access to biomedical information resources for health professionals and the public through outreach, training and other services to librarians and organizations throughout our region. For more information about NN/LM PSR, please visit our website.

 

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