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    Jersey Geography - 2006
    http://www.theodora.com/wfbcurrent/jersey/jersey_geography.html
    SOURCE: 2006 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
      land: 116 sq km
      water: 0 sq km

      Area - comparative:
      about two-thirds the size of Washington, DC

      Land boundaries:
      0 km

      Coastline:
      70 km

      Maritime claims:
      territorial sea: 3 nm
      exclusive fishing zone: 12 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: 0%
      permanent crops: 0%
      other: 100% (2005)

      Irrigated land:
      NA

      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 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Jersey Geography 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Jersey Geography 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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    Revised 06-Jun-06
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