Channel-Islands


St. Helier

Channel Islands' main territories are the islands of Jersey and Guernsey. Key facts for both are below:

GUERNSEY
Official Name: Bailiwick of Guernsey
Capital City: St. Peter Port
Type of Government: Parliamentary democracy
Official Languages: English, French
Area: 78 sq. km/30 sq. mi
Population: 65,726
Religion: Anglican, Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, Baptist, Congregational, Methodist
Currency: Guernsey pound; British pound is also legal tender (£)
Number of Time Zones: 1
Greenwich Mean Time; Eastern Standard Time plus 5 hrs.Daylight Saving Time is not observed
Weights and Measures: Metric system
Country Domain: .gg
Country Tel Code: (44) 1481

JERSEY
Official Name: Bailiwick of Jersey
Capital City: St. Helier
Type of Government: Parliamentary democracy
Official Languages: English (Portuguese also spoken)
Area: 116 sq. km/45 sq. mi
Population: 91,533
Religion: Anglican, Roman Catholic, Baptist, Congregational New Church, Methodist, Presbyterian
Currency: Jersey pound; British pound is also legal tender (£)
Number of Time Zones: 1
Greenwich Mean Time; Eastern Standard Time plus 5 hrs.Daylight Saving Time is not observed
Weights and Measures: Metric system
Country Domain: .je
Country Tel Code: (44) 1534