geographical name \hə-ˈgät-nyə\

Definition of HAGÅTÑA

town of Guam on W coast pop 1122

Variants of HAGÅTÑA

Ha·gåt·ña or formerly Aga·na \ä-ˈgä-nyä\


   (Concise Encyclopedia)

Town (pop., 2000: 1,122), capital of Guam. It lies on Guam's western coast on Hagåtña Bay. It had a population of 10,000 in 1940, when it was completely destroyed in World War II, and it has come back slowly. Nearby Latte Stone Park features pillars (latte stones) that supported houses of the prehistoric Latte culture.

Variants of HAGÅTÑA

Hagåtña or Agana


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