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Guernsey
Guernsey, an island located in the English channel
Guernsey, an island located in the English channel
Location of Guernsey
StatusJurisdiction
Capital
and largest city
St. Peter Port(Saint-Pierre-Port)
49°27′N2°36′W / 49.450°N 2.600°W / 49.450; -2.600
Official languages
Recognised regional languages
Part ofBailiwick of Guernsey
Leaders
• Monarch
Queen Elizabeth II
Vice Admiral Sir Ian Corder KBE, CB
• Bailiff
Sir Richard Collas
• President of Policy & Resources Committee
Gavin St Pier
Establishment
• Administrative separation from mainland Normandy
1204
9 May 1945
Area
• Total
65 km2 (25 sq mi)
• Water (%)
0
Population
• 2016 estimate
63,026[1]
• Density
965/km2 (2,499.3/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2015 estimate
• Total
$3.473 billion[2]
• Per capita
$55,186
CurrencyGuernsey Pound, Pound sterlingd (GGP, GBP)
Time zoneGMT
• Summer (DST)
 (UTC+1)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+44e
ISO 3166 codeGG
Internet TLD.gg
  1. For occasions when regional distinguishing anthem required.
  2. English is the only official language. French sometimes used for legislative purposes.
  3. Now extinct.[3]
  4. The States of Guernsey issue their own sterling coins and banknotes (see Guernsey pound).
    • +44 1481 (landline)
    • +44 7781 (Sure Guernsey Ltd)
    • +44 7839 (Guernsey Airtel)
    • +44 7911 (Jersey Telecom / 24 Seven Communications Ltd)

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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