Traveling Luck for Guernsey

Guernsey, Europe

Channel Islander flag

Guernsey is located in Western Europe, islands in the English Channel, northwest of France.

Land in Guernsey is mostly level with low hills in southwest.

Channel Islander land covers an area of 78 square kilometers which is about one-half the size of Washington, DC

As for the Channel Islander climate; temperate with mild winters and cool summers; about 50% of days are overcast.

Channel Islander(s) speak English, French, Norman-French dialect spoken in country districts.

Channel Islander National Map

Channel Islander Map

Regions of Guernsey

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The island of Guernsey and the other Channel Islands represent the last remnants of the medieval Dukedom of Normandy, which held sway in both France and England. The islands were the only British soil occupied by German troops in World War II. Guernsey is a British crown dependency, but is not part of the UK.

Financial services - banking, fund management, insurance - account for about 55% of total income in this tiny, prosperous Channel Island economy. Tourism, manufacturing, and horticulture, mainly tomatoes and cut flowers, have been declining. Light tax and death duties make Guernsey a popular tax haven. The evolving economic integration of the EU nations is changing the environment under which Guernsey operates.

Channel Islander natural resources include cropland

large, deepwater harbor at Saint Peter Port

Channel Islander religion is Anglican, Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, Baptist, Congregational, Methodist.

Natural hazards in Guernsey include NA.