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Guernsey

Parliamentary democracy (autonomous Crown dependency of the UK)

Guernsey
Official:
Bailiwick of Guernsey
Local name:
Bailiwick of Guernsey
Region:
Northern Europe
Area:
78 km²
Guernsey on the world map

Geography

Guernsey is an island state near the French coast in the English Channel and northwest of Jersey. The dwarf state has a total area of only 78 km² (30 mi²) and a total coastline of 50 km (31.1 mi). This land area is about 2.3 times the size of Manhattan. Guernsey is thus one of the smallest countries in Europe by area and ranked 229th worldwide. With 865 inhabitants per km², it is also one of the most densely populated countries.

Besides the main island, 15 other smaller islands belong to the country. Guernsey has no direct neighbors. The distance between New York City and the Capital Saint Peter Port is about 5,480 km (3,405 mi).

Population

Population:
67,491

Currency

The currency in Guernsey is the Guernsey pound (GGP).
1 Pound is divided into 100 Pence.
Status: 02/01/2023
1 US dollar = 0.82 Pounds
1 Pound = 1.23 US dollar
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Economy

Unemployment rate:1.2 %

Transport

Roadways:260 km
Airports:2

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