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Alderney

common_name Alderney image_flag Flag of Alderney.svg image_coat Blason Aurigny.svg image_map Guernsey-Alderney.png map_caption Location of Alderney (red) in relation to Guernsey

. national_motto national_anthem ''God Save the Queen'' official_languages English (English language) regional_languages Auregnais capital St. Anne (St Anne, Alderney) latd latm latNS longd longm longEW government_type leader_title1 Duke (Duke of Normandy) leader_name1 Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth II) leader_title2 Head of Government (Leader of Alderney) leader_name2

Stuart Trought legislature established_event1 Administrative separation from mainland Normandy established_date1 1204 area_rank area_magnitude area_km2 area_sq_mi 3 percent_water population_estimate 1,903


Herm

. In the northern part of the island are the Le Petit Monceau and Le Grande Monceau hills. To the north of this is a common, leading to Mouisonniere Beach on the northern coast, with Oyster Point in the northwestern corner and La Pointe du Gentilhomme or Alderney Point at the northeastern corner.

; Much of Herm's bedrock is granite. In 2008, Adrian Heyworth, who was at the time the island's tenant, said that two or three metres of sand were being lost annually at Alderney Point.

-report.pdf title Seventh Periodic Report from the United Kingdom, the British Overseas Territories, the Crown Dependencies publisher UK Government date December 2012 accessdate 22 May 2013 Unlike the largely autonomous islands of Sark and Alderney within the Bailiwick, Herm is administered entirely by the States of Guernsey, and elects members to the States of Deliberation as part of the St Peter Port South electoral district.


Sark

of the nearby Channel Islands of Guernsey and Alderney) formed during geological activity in the continental crust above an ancient subduction zone. This geological setting would have been analogous to the modern-day subduction zone of the Pacific Ocean plate colliding and subducting beneath the North and South American continental plate. Sark also exercises jurisdiction over the island of Brecqhou, only a few hundred feet west of Greater Sark. It is a private island, but it has

it and has been granted its own UN country code (680) to assist in identifying this fact to the world at large. Together with the islands of Alderney and Guernsey, Sark from time to time approves Bailiwick of Guernsey legislation, which, subject to the approval of all three legislatures, applies in the entire Bailiwick. Legislation cannot be made which applies on Sark without the approval of the Chief Pleas, although recently Chief Pleas has been delegating a number of Ordinance making powers

230 230 15 18 189 187 56 61 Data from the 1971 Bailwick of Guernsey report. Population by birthplace and visitors class "wikitable" - ! rowspan 2 Birthplace ! colspan 3 Guernsey ! colspan 3 Alderney ! colspan 3 Sark - ! Persons !! Males !! Females !! Persons !! Males !! Females !! Persons !! Males !! Females - colspan "10" style "text-align:left;" '''Resident in Bailiwick


Guernsey

, ''The Language of Auregny'', Jersey Alderney 1982. footnote_d The States of Guernsey issue their own sterling (Pound sterling) coins and banknotes (see Guernsey pound). footnote_e !--ORPHANED: footnote1 Official estimates converted using 2011 UK

PPP conversion factor.-- '''Guernsey''' ( ˈgɜ:nzi , ), is a possession of the Crown in right of Guernsey (the Crown) in the English Channel, off the coast of Normandy. As a bailiwick, Guernsey embraces not only all ten parishes (#Parishes) on the Island of Guernsey, but also the islands of Alderney and Sark

People's Deputies, elected from multi- or single-member districts every four years. There are also two representatives from Alderney, a semi-autonomous dependency of the Bailiwick, but Sark sends no representative. The Bailiff or Deputy Bailiff preside in the assembly. There are also two non-voting members: H.M. Procureur (Attorney General) and H.M. Comptroller (Solicitor General), both appointed by the Crown and collectively known as the Law Officers of the Crown. A Projet de Loi


Jersey

LCCN n 79 086822 (Category:Jersey) Category:Special territories of the European Union Category:Island countries Category:Crown dependencies Jer (Category:British Islands) The inhabited islands of the Channel Islands are Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark and Herm (the main islands); Jethou, Brecqhou (Brechou) and Lihou, all except Jersey in the Bailiwick of Guernsey. There are also uninhabited islets: the Minquiers, Écréhous, Les

Dirouilles and Les Pierres de Lecq (the Paternosters), part of the Bailiwick of Jersey; and Burhou and the Casquets lie off Alderney. In general the larger islands have the ''-ey'' suffix, and the smaller ones have the ''-hou'' suffix; these are believed to be from the Old Norse ''ey'' and ''holmr'', respectively. thumb During the German occupation of Jersey (File:VEGA Royal Square Jersey.jpg), a stonemason repairing the paving of the Royal Square incorporated a V sign

in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. However only the population figure includes the entire state.


British Antarctic Territory

, Guernsey, including Guernsey's own dependencies of Alderney and Sark, and appeals from the Staff of Government Division on the Isle of Man. *The British overseas territories of Anguilla, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, the Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha), the Turks and Caicos Islands, the Pitcairn Islands

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British Indian Ocean Territory

Ocean Territory See also Isle of Man pound, Jersey pound, Guernsey pound and Alderney pound. *Egyptian pound Apart from the British Antarctic Territory, which contains only research stations, and the Sovereign Base Areas on Cyprus (Akrotiri and Dhekelia) and the British Indian Ocean Territory, which are military bases, the overseas territories all have permanent populations. Collectively they encompass an approximate land area of


Åland Islands

to appear in Åland. From about 1800 BC, finds from the Kiukainen culture (:fi:Kiukaisten kulttuuri) start emerging. Stone Age Åland. Retrieved 29 August 2006. Cultural depictions The Arctic Tern has appeared on the postage stamps of several countries and dependent territories. Territories include the Åland Islands, Alderney, and Faroe Islands. Countries


Schutzstaffel

camps , which was afterwards used to detain SS (Schutzstaffel) officers. He was also shocked to find that Hamburg (Bombing of Hamburg) had suffered saturation bombing by the Royal Air Force, not just of military targets and docks (Strategic bombing during World War II) as they had been told. The Germans arrived to a deserted island and began to follow the orders to fortify Alderney as part of Hitler's Atlantic Wall. The Germans built four Alderney concentration camps

concentration camps in Alderney, subcamps of the Neuengamme concentration camp. Lager Helgoland and Lager Borkum were used by the Nazi Organisation Todt and used forced labour to build bunkers, gun emplacements, air-raid shelters and concrete fortifications. In 1942, the Lager Norderney camp, containing Russian and Polish POWs, and the Lager Sylt camp, a concentration camp holding Jewish slave labourers (unfree labour), were placed under the control

of the SS (Schutzstaffel)-Hauptsturmführer Maximilian List. Over 700 of a total inmate population of 6,000 lost their lives before the camps were closed and the remaining inmates transferred to Germany (Nazi Germany) in 1944. On the return to their island, Alderney evacuees had little to no knowledge of the crimes committed on their island during the occupation as by December 1945, the first date civiliians could return home, all the slave labourers had been sent away and the majority


Northern Cyprus

; ref contrary to the picture presented by the 2006 TRNC census.

Alderney and Sark.


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