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    Jersey Geography 1995

      Location: Western Europe, 27 km from France in the English Channel

      Map references: Europe

      total area: 117 sq km
      land area: 117 sq km
      comparative area: about 0.7 times the size of Washington, DC

      Land boundaries: 0 km

      Coastline: 70 km

      Maritime claims:
      exclusive fishing zone: 200 nm
      territorial sea: 3 nm

      International disputes: none

      Climate: temperate; mild winters and cool summers

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

      Natural resources: agricultural land

      Land use:
      arable land: 57%
      permanent crops: NA%
      meadows and pastures: NA%
      forest and woodland: NA%
      other: NA%

      Irrigated land: NA sq km

      current issues: NA
      natural hazards: NA
      international agreements: NA

      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 1995 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Jersey Geography 1995 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Jersey Geography 1995 should be addressed to the CIA.

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