Bailiwick of Jersey is located in the west of the European Continent, with a population of 95,732, making it the 196th
largest national population. Its capital and largest city is
Saint Helier with a total population of 33,500. The country
encompasses 116 square kilometers making it the 225th largest country in total area. It shares boundaries with English
Channel and Golfe de Saint-Malo.

Queen Elizabeth the II of the United Kingdom is recognized as the Chief of State and, along with Heir Apparent Prince
Charles, achieves that status through heredity and holds that position for life or abdication. She is represented by
Lieutenant Governor Sir John McColl. Chief Minister Ian Gorst is recognized as the Head of Government and achieves that
status through election by the Assembly of States of Jersey and holds that position for three years. He shares that power
along with Bailiff Michael Birt, who is appointed by the monarch and serves at her pleasure. Its form of government is a
parliamentary democracy and they do not yet celebrate the creation of their constitution, as it is unwritten. The government
functions partly by statues and partly by common law and practices.

The languages commonly or officially spoken are English, Portuguese and other faiths. It counts among its major religions
Anglican, Roman Catholic, Baptist, Congregational New Church, Methodist and Presbyterian. As sources of mass
communication it has 1 FM and 2 Television stations.

Major geographical features are unnamed location near Trinity Township, its highest point at 143 meters and the Atlantic
Ocean, its lowest point at 0 meters. Its principal waterways are the English Channel and Golfe de Saint-Malo, which
measure 70 kilometers of coastline.

Major industries providing for the bulk of their Gross Domestic Product (GDP) are tourism, banking and finance, dairy and
electronics. Its official currency is British Pound.

Here’s something you may not know about Jersey. Jersey and the other Channel Islands represent the last remnants of the
medieval Dukedom of Normandy that held sway in both France and England.
Anne Port Bay on
Jersey's eastern coast
Bonne Nuit Bay
Bouley Bay near
Trinity- Jersey's
highest point
Grosnez Castle ruins
at Les Landes on
Jersey's northwest
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Boiled Jersey Potatoes
Atlantic Ocean-
Jersey's lowest point
La Rocco Tower  in St.
Ouen's Bay
Cobiere Lighthouse
on Jersey's southwest
Devil's Hole on Jersey's
north-central coast
One of the common
things you'll see in
Jersey- Ice cream truck
Elizabeth Castle in
Jersey's St. Aubin's Bay
and Golfe de Saint-Malo
Mont Orgueil on Gorey
Jersey Cow- this is
where they come from
Mervelles- a  
traditional Jersey
snack of fried dough
La Frigate Café in
Saint Helier
Saint Helier- Jersey's
capital and largest city
Plemont Point
Rozel Bay on Jersey's
northeast coast
Saint Lawrence in
Waterworks Valley
where you can find an
underground hospital
Samares Manor in the
Jersey's southeast
Saint Clement Parish
Dolmen on La Platte
Island- the
northernmost point of
the Jersey Islands
Castle Orgueil in
Gorey- the
easternmost point of
Jersey Island
Le Pinnacle- the
westernmost point of
Jersey Island
Les Ecrehous- the
easternmost of the
Jersey Island chains
Les Minquiers Islands-
the southernmost point
of Jersey and the
British Isles
Sorel Point- the
northernmost point of
Jersey Island
Saint Clement Beach-
the southernmost point
of Jersey Island
Stinky Beach on Les
Pierres de Lecq- the
westernmost chain of
the Jersey Islands
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