Saint-Paul and Nouvelle Amsterdam islands in the south of the Indian Ocean, Kerguelen, Crozet, the islands of the Indian Ocean (Juan De Nova, Glorioso, Bassas da India, Europa and Tromelin islands) and the Adelie Land in Antarctica forms the country that consists of five different parts. Until 1955, these lands which were connected to Madagascar were converted into a special French territory after this date. The territory, which is connected to a high-level administrator who lives in Paris until 2004, is currently managed by the island of Reunion. Total surface area is 7819 km² except for Adelie Land. Madagascar, Bassas also claims to be based on the islands of India, Europa, Glorioso and Juan de Nova.
The implementation of the Antarctic Treaty, which France signed, places Adélie Land in a special situation. French sovereignty, which is not recognized by other nations, is used in a limited manner and in accordance with the Treaty.
Cities of Guernsey
According to the law of 2007, a fifth zone was added to the TAAF, which was tropical, before the previously applied Displaced Islands (Tromelin Island, Europa Island, Bassas da India Atoll, Sanli Islands, Juan de Nova Island). Reunion Island (although these islands are not part of this overseas division).
Its population is estimated to be around 160. Area; 65 km². The Capital; Saint Peter Port.
Guernsey's Area Code: +44
Guernsey's Currency: British Pound, Guernsey pound
St. Peter Port and St. Sampson is the main town.
In this small and prosperous Channel Island economy, financial services accounted for about 21% of employment in 2016 and about 32% of total income. Construction, manufacturing and horticulture are decreasing, mainly tomato and cut flowers are part of the economy. Financial services, professional services, tourism, retail and public sector are growing. Light tax and death taxes make Guernsey a popular offshore financial center.
Nations Living in Guernsey
The population is of Norman origin, mostly with the Breton mixture.
Languages spoken in Guernsey
Official language; English and French.