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Guernsey (British crown dependency) Geography

    Location: Western Europe, islands in the English Channel, northwest of France

    Geographic coordinates: 49 28 N, 2 35 W

    Map references: Europe

    Area:
    total: 194 sq km
    land: 194 sq km
    water: 0 sq km
    note: includes Alderney, Guernsey, Herm, Sark, and some other smaller islands

    Area—comparative: slightly larger than Washington, DC

    Land boundaries: 0 km

    Coastline: 50 km

    Maritime claims:
    exclusive fishing zone: 12 nm
    territorial sea: 3 nm

    Climate: temperate with mild winters and cool summers; about 50% of days are overcast

    Terrain: mostly level with low hills in southwest

    Elevation extremes:
    lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
    highest point: unnamed location on Sark 114 m

    Natural resources: cropland

    Land use:
    arable land: NA%
    permanent crops: NA%
    permanent pastures: NA%
    forests and woodland: NA%
    other: NA%

    Irrigated land: NA sq km

    Natural hazards: NA

    Environment—current issues: NA

    Environment—international agreements:
    party to: NA
    signed, but not ratified: NA

    Geography—note: large, deepwater harbor at Saint Peter Port

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