Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Guernsey


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Guernsey and the other Channel Islands represent the last remnants of the medieval Dukedom of Normandy, which held sway in both France and England. The islands were the only British soil occupied by German troops in World War II. Guernsey is a British crown dependency, but is not part of the UK. However, the UK Government is constitutionally responsible for its defense and international representation. (from the CIA)
 
 

 

Economic Overview

Financial services - banking, fund management, insurance - account for about 23% of employment and about 55% of total income in this tiny, prosperous channel island economy. tourism, manufacturing, and horticulture, mainly tomatoes and cut flowers, have been declining. financial services, construction, retail, and the public sector have been growing. light tax and death duties make guernsey a popular tax haven. the evolving economic integration of the eu nations is changing the environment under which guernsey operates.

Environmental Issues

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Government Type

Parliamentary democracy

Population

65,726 (july 2008 est.)

Location

Western europe, islands in the english channel, northwest of france

Area

Total: 78 sq km land: 78 sq km water: 0 sq km note: includes alderney, guernsey, herm, sark, and some other smaller islands

About one-half the size of washington, dc

Country Aliases

Conventional long form: bailiwick of guernsey conventional short form: guernsey

Capital

Name: saint peter port geographic coordinates: 49 27 n, 2 32 w time difference: utc 0 (5 hours ahead of washington, dc during standard time) daylight saving time: +1hr, begins last sunday in march; ends last sunday in october

International Disputes

None

Sources: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

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