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The inhabited fairly large island of Jersey is part of (the island group) Channel Islands and is located in the country of Guernsey-Jersey-Man, Western Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 22.3 km. The nearest (main) land is France and is not the country to which the island belongs. The surface-area of the island is 123.3 km2 and is therefore 0.325 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the English Channel and the total coastal length is about 60.1 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 19 km by 10.5 km (maximum width). The island is West - East oriented. The highest point is 143 meter and is named Les Platons. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 49.2 (49°43'0.9354), -2.1 (-2°12'8.5428).


The population is 91626 and the population density is thus on 790.00 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The capital of the island is Saint Helier (located in the South of the island). Other places on the island are: Gorey (O), St. John (N), St. Aubin (ZZW). The island is located in the South of the country Guernsey-Jersey-Man. Direct neighboring islands of Jersey are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Sark Located 18.7 km EastSouthEast of the island.
2) Brecqhou Located 20.9 km EastSouthEast of the island.
3) Jethou Located 26.4 km SouthEast of the island.
4) Herm Located 26.5 km EastSouthEast of the island.
5) Guernsey Located 27.4 km SouthEast of the island.
6) Grande-Île Located 35.4 km WestNorthWest of the island.
7) Lihou Located 37 km SouthEast of the island.
8) Alderney Located 49.2 km East of the island.
9) Burhou Located 51.6 km East of the island.
10) Île de Bréhat Located 64.4 km SouthWest of the island.
11) Tombelaine Located 68.5 km NorthWest of the island.
12) Mont Saint-Michel Located 70.7 km NorthWest of the island.
13) Île de Batz Located 136.3 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
14) Isle of Wight Located 157.5 km EastNorthEast of the island.
15) Brownsea Island Located 158.6 km East of the island.
16) Île d'Arz Located 179.5 km WestSouthWest of the island.
17) Île-aux-Moines Located 180.2 km WestSouthWest of the island.
18) Groix Located 192.3 km WestSouthWest of the island.
19) Île Chevallier Located 204.2 km SouthWest of the island.
20) Île-d'Houat Located 205 km WestSouthWest of the island.
21) Île Hoëdic Located 208.5 km WestSouthWest of the island.
22) Île du Loc'h Located 208.7 km SouthWest of the island.
23) Île de Béniguet Located 211.5 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
24) Belle-Île-en-Mer Located 213 km WestSouthWest of the island.
25) Île-Molène Located 217 km SouthSouthWest of the island.

Note: The information described below is partly subject to change. The island is directly accessible from Western Europe by plane. An international airport is present on the island. The island is accessible by car (by means of ferry or bridge). The distance from Western-Europe (The Netherlands) is about 780 km. There is a ferry connection for cars to the mainland. For pedestrians, there is a ferry connection to the mainland also. There are ferry connections with car to other (neighboring) island (s). There are also (seasonal) ferry connections for pedestrians (-cyclists) with other (neighboring) island(s). Far as is known, there are good cycling opportunities on the island.



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