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Bailiwick of Guernsey
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Flag Coat of arms
Anthem: Sarnia Cherie{{#invoke:String|rep| |2}}(official) a
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Status Crown Dependency
CapitalSt. Peter Port (St. Pierre Port)
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Ethnic groups North European (predominant)
Government British Crown dependency
 -  Lieutenant Governor Vacant
 -  Chief Minister Jonathan Le Tocq
British Crown dependency
 -  Administrative separation from mainland Normandy
1204 
 -  Liberation
from Nazi Germany

9 May 1945 
Area
 -  Total 78 km2 (223rd)
30.1 sq mi
 -  Water (%) 0
Population
 -  2014 estimate 65,849 (206th)
 -  Density 844/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<ref>Filling Gaps in the Human Development Index, United Nations ESCAP, February 2009</ref>
very high · 9th
Currency Guernsey Pound, Pound sterlingd (GGP, GBP)
Time zone GMT
 -  Summer (DST)  (UTC+1)
Drives on the left
Calling code +44e
ISO 3166 code GG
Internet TLD .gg
a. For occasions when regional distinguishing anthem required.
b. English is the only official language. French sometimes used for legislative purposes.
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d.</td> The States of Guernsey issue their own sterling coins and banknotes (see Guernsey pound).</td> </tr>
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Guernsey ({{#invoke:IPAc-en|main}} GURN-zee), officially the Bailiwick of Guernsey (French: Bailliage de Guernesey{{#invoke:Category handler|main}}, IPA: [bajaʒ də ɡɛʁnəzɛ]), is a possession of the British Crown in right of Guernsey in the English Channel, off the coast of Normandy. As a bailiwick, Guernsey embraces not only all ten parishes on the island of Guernsey, but also the islands of Alderney and Sark – each with its own parliament – and the smaller islands of Herm, Jethou and Lihou. Although its defence is the responsibility of the United Kingdom,<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref> the Bailiwick is not part of the United Kingdom but rather a possession of the British Crown. It lies within the Common Travel Area of the British Isles and is not a member of the European Union, but has a special relationship with it, being treated as part of the European Community for the purposes of free trade in goods. Together, the Bailiwick of Guernsey and Bailiwick of Jersey form the geographical grouping known as the Channel Islands.


Guernsey sections
Intro   Etymology    History    Politics    Geography    Parishes    Economy    Transport    Demographics    Emergency services    Education    Culture    Sport    People from or associated with Guernsey    Gallery    See also    References    External links   

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