Guernsey is located in the English Channel, 52 kilometres west of France. Its total area
is 194 square kilometres.
63,719 (July, 1994 estimate)
English, French, Norman-French dialect spoken in country
Guernsey is a British crown dependency.
The legal system in Guernsey is based on English law and local statute. Justice is
administered by the Royal Court.
Guernsey has one submarine cable.
Financial services account for more than 50% of total income. Tourism,
manufacturing and horticulture have been declining. Bank profits (1992) registered a
record 26% growth. Fund management and insurance are the two other major income
The main industries in Guernsey are tourism and banking.
1 Guernsey (£G) pound = 100 pence
Guernsey pounds (£G) per US$1 - 0.6699 (January, 1994)
The Guernsey pound is at par with the British pound
Holidays In Guernsey
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