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Bailiwick o Guernsey

Bailiwick of Guernsey
Bailliage de Guernesey
Location o the  Guernsey  (green) on the European continent  (green & dark grey)
Location o the  Guernsey  (green)

on the European continent  (green & dark grey)

StatusCroun dependency o the Croun
Offeecial leids
Jurisdictions Guernsey
Template:Kintra data Alderney
Template:Kintra data Sark
Queen Elizabeth II
Vice Admiral Sir Ian Corder KBE CB
• Responsible Meenister
Sir Oliver Heald QC,
Meenister o State for Coorts an Juistice

• Total
78 km2 (30 sq mi) (223rd)
• Water (%)
• 2014 estimate
65,849 (206t)
• Density
844/km2 (2,185.9/sq mi) (14t)
GDP (PPP)2003 estimate
• Total
$2.1 billion (176t)
• Per capita
£33,123 (10t)
HDI (2008)0.975[1]
verra heich · 9t
CurrencyPoond sterling
Guernsey poond
(local issue)
c (GBP)
Time zoneUTC (Greenwich Mean Time)
• Summer (DST)
UTC+1 (Breetish Simmer Time)
Drivin sidecaur
Cawin code+44d
ISO 3166 codeGG
  1. For occasions whan regional distinguishin anthem required.
  2. Inglis is the anerly offeecial leid. French uised for certaint leemitit legislative purposes.
  3. The States o Guernsey issue thair awn sterling cunyies an banknotes (see Guernsey poond).
    • +44 1481 (landline)
    • +44 7781 (Sure Guernsey Ltd)
    • +44 7839 (Guernsey Airtel)
    • +44 7911 (Jersey Telecom / 24 Seven Communications Ltd)

The Bailiwick o Guernsey (Inglis: Bailiwick o Guernsey; French: Bailliage de Guernesey) is a Breetish Croun Dependency in the Inglis Chainel aff the coast o Normandy.

The Bailiwick, as a govrenin entity, embraces no anerlie aw 10 parishes on the Island o Guernsey, but an aa the islands o Herm, Jethou, Burhou, an Lihou an their islet possessions. The Bailiwick o Guernsey an aa admeenisters some aspects o twa nearbi croun dependencies (Alderney an Sark), an the island o Brecqhou.

Although its defence is the responsibility o the Unitit Kinrick,[2] the Bailiwick o Guernsey is no pairt o the UK; an while it pairticipates in the Common Travel Aurie, it is no pairt o the European Union.

The Bailiwick o Guernsey is includit (alang wi the Bailiwick o Jersey) in the groupin kent as the Chainel Islands.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Filling Gaps in the Human Development Index Archived 2011-10-05 at the Wayback Machine, United Nations ESCAP, February 2009
  2. The Govrenment an Law o Guernsey, States o Guernsey publ. Ogier, Darryl (2005), ISBN 0954977505

Coordinates: 49°27′N 2°33′W / 49.450°N 2.550°W / 49.450; -2.550