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The Channel Islands (Norman: Îles d'la Manche, French: Îles Anglo-Normandes or Îles de la Manche[note 1]) are an airchipelago in the Inglis Channel, aff the French coast o Normandy.

Channel Islands
Îles Anglo-Normandes  (French)
Îles de la Manche  (French)
Îles d'la Manche  (Norman)
Location Wastren Europe
Adjacent bouks o watter Inglis Channel
Tot islands 8 inhabitit
Aurie 198 km2 (76 sq mi)
Heichest point Les Platons
Caipital an lairgest settlement Saint Peter Port
Aurie kivert 78 km2 (30 sq mi; 39.4%)
Caipital an lairgest settlement Saint Helier
Aurie kivert 118 km2 (46 sq mi; 59.6%)
Demonym Channel Islander
Population 163,857 (2012)
Pop. density 844.6 /km2 (2,187.5 /sq mi)
Additional information
Time zone
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  1. The term Îles de la Manche is the offeecial French appellation in the islands themsels, whauras in Fraunce the uisual term is Îles Anglo-Normandes.