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    Jersey Geography - 2003
    http://www.theodora.com/wfb2003/jersey/jersey_geography.html
    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      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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