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Bailiwick of Jersey
  • Bailliage de Jersey  (French)
  • Bailliage dé Jèrri  (Norman)
Anthem: God Save The Queen  (official)
Island Home  (official) a
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in Europe  (green & dark grey)

Location of Jersey
StatusCrown dependency
Capital
and largest city
Saint Helier
49°11.4′N2°6.6′W / 49.1900°N 2.1100°W / 49.1900; -2.1100
Official languagesEnglish
(official, de facto)
Recognised regional languagesFrench(historical)
Jèrriais[1]
Ethnic groups(2011[2])
ReligionChurch of England
GovernmentParliamentary democracy under constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Stephen Dalton
• Bailiff
Sir William Bailhache[3]
Ian Gorst
• Responsible Minister (UK)
Dominic Raab
LegislatureStates of Jersey
Establishment
• Administrative separation from mainland Normandy

1204
• Liberation from German occupation

9 May 1945
Area
• Total
118.2[4] km2 (45.6 sq mi) (unranked)
• Water (%)
0
Population
• 2014 estimate
100,080[5] (198th)
• Density
819/km2 (2,121.2/sq mi) (13thb)
GDP (PPP)2015 estimate
• Total
$6.00 billion (£4.07 billion)[6]
• Per capita
$60,000 (£40,667)
HDI (2008)Steady 0.985[7]
very high · not ranked
CurrencyPound sterlingc (GBP)
Time zoneGMTd
• Summer (DST)
British Summer Time (UTC+1)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+44
Patron saintSt. Helier
ISO 3166 codeJE
Internet TLD.je
  1. by Gerard Le Feuvre; official for occasions when distinguishing anthem required.
  2. Rank based on population density of Channel Islands, i.e. including the Bailiwick of Guernsey.
  3. The States of Jersey issue their own sterling notes and coins (see Jersey pound).
  4. In a referendum on 16 October 2008, voters rejected a proposal to adopt Central European Time by 72.4%.[8]

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 20, 2018


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