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    Jersey Geography - 2003

      Location: Western Europe, island in the English Channel, northwest of France

      Geographic coordinates: 49 15 N, 2 10 W

      Map references: Europe

      Area: total: 116 sq km
      water: 0 sq km
      land: 116 sq km

      Area - comparative: about 0.7 times the size of Washington, DC

      Land boundaries: 0 km

      Coastline: 70 km

      Maritime claims: exclusive fishing zone: 12 NM
      territorial sea: 3 NM

      Climate: temperate; mild winters and cool summers

      Terrain: gently rolling plain with low, rugged hills along north coast

      Elevation extremes: lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
      highest point: unnamed location 143 m

      Natural resources: arable land

      Land use: arable land: NEGL%
      permanent crops: 0%
      other: 100% (1998 est.)

      Irrigated land: NA sq km

      Natural hazards: NA

      Environment - current issues: NA

      Geography - note: largest and southernmost of Channel Islands; about 30% of population concentrated in Saint Helier

      NOTE: The information regarding Jersey on this page is re-published from the 2003 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guinea Geography 2003 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Jersey Geography 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.

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