Area: 212.2 sq km
Population: 173 500 inhab. (estimate 2020)
Density: 817.63 inhab./sq km
Coordinates: lat. 49° N; long. 2° W
Capital: Saint Helier (capital) 37 540 inhab. (2020); ; Saint Peter Port/Saint-Pierre-Port (capital) 18 958 inhab. (2019);
DST duration (start-end) late March-late October
Politics and current affairs
Not technically a part of the United Kingdom, they are British Crown Dependencies with their own legislatures. Having never belonged to the European Union, their special tax laws have turned them into thriving financial centres.
The Channel Islands are an archipelago in the English Channel lying between the French peninsulas of Cotentin to the east and Brittany to the south-west.
They include the islands of Jersey, Guernsey (Guernesey), Alderney (Aurigny), Sark (Sercq), Herm and other small islands and rocks, as well as Les Minquiers.
|Alderney/Aurign||8$ sq km||2 030 inhab.||2020|
|Brechou||0.3 sq km||-||-|
|Saint Helier||37 540||inhab.||2020|
|Saint Peter Port/Saint-Pierre-Port||18 958||inhab.||2019|
|crustaceans and molluscs||4 076.199||t||2019|
|Merchant fleet, gross tonnage||355||t||2021|
Social and welfare
|Access to electricity||100||%||2019|
|Access to improved drinking-water source||94.15||%||2017|