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Here are some interesting facts about Jersey - Category: Introduction - Background: Jersey and the other Channel Islands represent the last remnants of the medieval Dukedom of Normandy that held sway in both France and England. These islands were the only British soil occupied by German troops in World War II. Jersey 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.

Category: Government - Dependency status: British crown dependency

Category: People - Life expectancy at birth (years): total population: 79.65 years; male: 77.15 years; female: 82.35 years (2008 estimate)

Category: Economy - Budget: revenues: 9 million; expenditures: 1 million (2005)

Category: Geography - Elevation extremes (m): lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m; highest point: unnamed location 143 m

Category: Transportation - Ports and terminals: Gorey, Saint Aubin, Saint Helier

Category: Communications - Internet hosts: 190 (2008)

Category: Military - Military - note: defense is the responsibility of the UK

Category: Transnational Issues - Disputes - international: none

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  1. Economy - Budget: revenues: 9 million; expenditures: 1 million (2005)

  2. Economy - Market value of publicly traded shares: $NA

  3. Geography - Elevation extremes (m): lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m; highest point: unnamed location 143 m

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Source: CIA - The World Factbook https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2028.html