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The Bailiwick o Guernsey (Inglis: Bailiwick o Guernsey; French: Bailliage de Guernesey) is a Breetish Croun Dependency in the Inglis Chainel aff the coast o Normandy.

Bailiwick o Guernsey
Bailiwick of Guernsey
Bailliage de Guernesey
Location o the  Guernsey  (green) on the European continent  (green & dark grey)
Location o the  Guernsey  (green)

on the European continent  (green & dark grey)

Guernsey sm02.png
Status Croun dependency o the Croun
Offeecial leids
Jurisdictions  Guernsey
Template:Kintra data Alderney
Template:Kintra data Sark
Queen Elizabeth II
Vice Admiral Sir Ian Corder KBE CB
• Responsible Meenister
Sir Oliver Heald QC,
Meenister o State for Coorts an Juistice

• Total
78 km2 (30 sq mi) (223rd)
• Water (%)
• 2014 estimate
65,849 (206t)
• Density
844/km2 (2,185.9/sq mi) (14t)
GDP (PPP) 2003 estimate
• Total
$2.1 billion (176t)
• Per capita
£33,123 (10t)
HDI (2008) 0.975[1]
verra heich · 9t
Currency Poond sterling
Guernsey poond
(local issue)
c (GBP)
Time zone UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)
• Summer (DST)
UTC+1 (Breetish Simmer Time)
Drivin side caur
Cawin code +44d
ISO 3166 code GG
Internet TLD .gg
  1. For occasions whan regional distinguishin anthem required.
  2. Inglis is the anerly offeecial leid. French uised for certaint leemitit legislative purposes.
  3. The States o Guernsey issue thair awn sterling cunyies an banknotes (see Guernsey poond).
    • +44 1481 (landline)
    • +44 7781 (Sure Guernsey Ltd)
    • +44 7839 (Guernsey Airtel)
    • +44 7911 (Jersey Telecom / 24 Seven Communications Ltd)

The Bailiwick, as a govrenin entity, embraces no anerlie aw 10 parishes on the Island o Guernsey, but an aa the islands o Herm, Jethou, Burhou, an Lihou an their islet possessions. The Bailiwick o Guernsey an aa admeenisters some aspects o twa nearbi croun dependencies (Alderney an Sark), an the island o Brecqhou.

Although its defence is the responsibility o the Unitit Kinrick,[2] the Bailiwick o Guernsey is no pairt o the UK; an while it pairticipates in the Common Travel Aurie, it is no pairt o the European Union.

The Bailiwick o Guernsey is includit (alang wi the Bailiwick o Jersey) in the groupin kent as the Chainel Islands.


  1. Filling Gaps in the Human Development Index Archived 2011-10-05 at the Wayback Machine., United Nations ESCAP, February 2009
  2. The Govrenment an Law o Guernsey, States o Guernsey publ. Ogier, Darryl (2005), ISBN 0954977505

Coordinates: 49°27′N 2°33′W / 49.450°N 2.550°W / 49.450; -2.550