Where is Jersey?

Located in Western Europe, Jersey is an island nation. It has a 70.00 km coastline. The country is not currently involved in any territory disputes.

Jersey is a European country covering 116.00 km2. and about 23 times smaller than Rhode Island. Its geographic coordinates are 49 15 N, 2 10 W and Saint Helier is the capital city.

The islands were named for Captain Charles Johnston.

Its ISO code is JE.

Geography

Jersey has a mean elevation of 0 m above sea level.

It has a temperate climate with mild winters and cool summres. Its terrain consists of gently rolling plains with low, rugged hills along the north coast.

Population

Jersey has a population of 98,069 making it the 195th largest in the world. The population of Jersey is fairly evenly distributed.

English is the official language. The majority ethnic groups reported are Jersey, British, and Portuguese/Maderian. The majority of the population is Protestant Christian.

The dialing code for the country is -1490.

Government

It is a British crown dependency. The constitution of Jersey is unwritten.

Economy

Factoring in Purchasing Power Parity, Jersey's GDP is $5,080,000,000.00 (USD) with $49,500.00 (USD) per capita. This makes it the 171st largest economy and its citizens the 26th richest in the world. The currency of Jersey is the Pound (GBP).

Its major imports include machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods, and foodstuffs.

This page was last modified on December 15th, 2017