General

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.

Language(s)

English, French

International Direct Dialling Codes

Jersey: 0044 1534

Guernsey: 0044 1481

Alderney: 00 44 1481

Sark: 00 44 1481

International Country Codes

Jersey: JE

Guernsey: GG

Principal Ports

Jersey: St Helier; Guernsey: St Peter Port

Weights and Measures

Metric system

Electricity Supply

230V, 50Hz

Currency

£1 = 100 pence

Journey Planning

Time

Synchronised with UK arrangements.

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