|Government||British crown dependency|
|Currency||British pound (GBP) or Jersey pound|
|Area||116 sq km|
|Population||89,775 (July 2002 est.)|
|Language||English (official), French (official), Jèrriais spoken in country districts|
|Religion||Anglican, Roman Catholic, Baptist, Congregational New Church, Methodist, Presbyterian|
|Electricity||240V/50Hz (U.K. style 3-pin plug)|
The Bailiwick of Jersey is a self-governing British crown dependency and is not administered by the United Kingdom. The Channel Islands are the last remnants of the Dukedom of Normandy and are considered a separate jurisdiction to the United Kingdom.
The island of Jersey is the largest and southernmost of the British Channel Islands. It lies in the English Channel, northwest of France.
This beautiful island is famous for the Jersey Cow, Lilly Langtry and the Bergerac TV series during the eighties.