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    Guernsey Geography - 1991

      Total area: 194 km2
      land area: 194 km2
      includes Alderney, Guernsey, Herm, Sark, and some other smaller islands

      Comparative area: slightly larger than Washington, DC

      Land boundaries: none

      Coastline: 50 km

      Maritime claims: Exclusive fishing zone: 200 nm
      Territorial sea: 3 nm

      Climate: temperate with mild winters and cool summers; about 50% of days are overcast

      Terrain: mostly level with low hills in southwest

      Natural resources: cropland

      Land use: arable land NA%; permanent crops NA%; meadows and pastures NA%; forest and woodland NA%; other NA%; cultivated about 50%

      Environment: large, deepwater harbor at Saint Peter Port

      Note: 52 km west of France

      NOTE: The information regarding Guernsey on this page is re-published from the 1991 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guernsey Geography 1991 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Guernsey Geography 1991 should be addressed to the CIA.

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