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Guernsey
FlagCoat of arms
Anthem: God Save The Queen 'Sarnia Cherie  (official) a
Parishes of Guernsey
Parishes of Guernsey
StatusPart of a Crown dependency
CapitalSt. Peter Port(St. Pierre Port)
49°27′N2°36′W / 49.450°N 2.600°W / 49.450; -2.600
Official languages
Recognised regional languages
Ethnic groupsNorth European(predominant)
Part ofBailiwick of Guernsey
Leaders
 • MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
 • Lieutenant GovernorVice Admiral Ian Corder CB
 • President of Policy & Resources CommitteeGavin St Pier
Establishment
 • Administrative separation from mainland Normandy
1204 
 • Liberation
from Nazi Germany

9 May 1945 
Area
 • Total65 km2
25 sq mi
 • Water (%)0
Population
 • 2014 estimate62,711[1]
 • Density965/km2
2,499.3/sq mi
CurrencyGuernsey Pound, Pound sterlingd (GGP, GBP)
Time zoneGMT
 • Summer (DST) (UTC+1)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+44e
ISO 3166 codeGG
Internet TLD.gg
a.For occasions when regional distinguishing anthem required.
b.English is the only official language. French sometimes used for legislative purposes.
c.Now extinct.[2]
d.The States of Guernsey issue their own sterling coins and banknotes (see Guernsey pound).
e.
  • +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 October 9, 2016


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