A small town within the southern regions of the territory of Guam, Agat is located to the south of the Apra Harbor on the western shores of the island. Mostly inhabited by the ethnic Chamorros, Agat is situated at a distance of 16 kilometers to the southwest of the capital city of Agana. One of the two landing sites in Guam for the US Marines during World War II, these sites in Agat are now part of the War in the Pacific National Historical Park. Featuring schools and public libraries for residents, Agat, originally founded between 1680 to1684 by the Spanish governor, has come a long way to be home to over 5,000 inhabitants.
Some of the other notable tourist attractions in and around Agat include the Spanish Bridge, the Agat Marina, and Mount Alifan standing at a height of 768 feet above mean sea level. Offering excellent hiking, trailing and exploring opportunities for the visitors, Mount Alifan is ranked as the 16th highest mountain in Guam.