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Bailiwick of Guernsey
Bailliage de Guernesey
FlagCoat of arms
Anthem: 
God Save the Queen  (official)
Sarnia Cherie  (official) a
Location of  Guernsey  (States of Guernsey within circle)
Location of  Guernsey  (States of Guernsey within circle)
StatusCrown Dependency
CapitalSt. Peter Port(St. Pierre Port)
49°27′N2°33′W / 49.450°N 2.550°W / 49.450; -2.550
Official languages
Recognised regional languages
Ethnic groupsNorth European(predominant)
GovernmentBritish Crown dependency
 - Lieutenant GovernorPeter Walker
 - Chief MinisterJonathan Le Tocq
British Crown dependency
 - Administratrive separation from mainland Normandy
1204 
 - Liberation
from Nazi Germany

9 May 1945 
Area
 - Total78 km2 (223rd)
30.1 sq mi
 - Water (%)0
Population
 - 2014 estimate65,849 (206th)
 - Density844/km2 (14th)
2,170.9/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2003 estimate
 - Total$2.1 billionc (176th)
 - Per capita£33,123c (10th)
HDI (2008)0.975[1]
very high ·9th
CurrencyGuernsey Pound, Pound sterlingd (GP, GBP)
Time zoneGMT
 - Summer (DST) (UTC+1)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+44e
ISO 3166 codeGG
Internet TLD.gg
a.For occasions when distinguishing anthem required.[citation needed]
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 (Cable & Wireless Guernsey Ltd)
  • +44 7839 (Guernsey Airtel / Cable & Wireless Guernsey Ltd)
  • +44 7911 (Jersey Telecom / 24 Seven Communications Ltd)

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of June 30, 2015


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