Jersey: Main Facts

The Largest Channel Island

Jersey Main Facts

Geographical Location of Jersey

Jersey is one of the five Channel Islands in the English Channel in Western Europe, located 14 miles (22 kilometres) off the coast of France and 100 miles (160 kilometres) from the south coast of Britain.


Languages of Jersey

English is spoken throughout Jersey however 3% of the population speak Jèrriais a Norman language very similar to French.


Currency of Jersey

The currency in Jersey is Pounds Sterling although Jersey does have its own notes and coins. All cash machines dispense Pounds Sterling. Euros are accepted in a limited number of outlets.