Introduction

Summary

British group of islands off the northwest coast of France. The four main islands are Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney and Sark. The smaller populated islands are Herm, Jethou, Brechou and Lihou. They are Scheduled Territories and associate members of the EU, within the EU Customs area, but outside its fiscal (VAT) area.

Principal Ports

Jersey: St Helier; Guernsey: St Peter Port

Population

165,314

International Country Codes

Jersey: JE

Guernsey: GG

Language(s)

English, French

Emergency Services

The emergency telephone numbers are: Police — 999; Fire — 999; Ambulance — 999.

Weights and Measures

Metric system

Electricity Supply

230V, 50Hz

Direct Dialling Codes

Jersey: 01534

Guernsey: 01481

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