Dataset with places from Guernsey. Source: Geonames.
Guernsey is a channel island and one of the British Crown Dependencies. It means Guernsey is not part of the UK and the UK parliament and is a self-governing region. It is one of the largest Channel Islands that lie along the French coast. The capital of the region is Saint Peter Port, and the area of Guernsey is approx. 65 km².
The region consists of top-notch white sand beaches having fast-moving and shallow turquoise waters. Guernsey is also famous for its coastal cliffs and views that they provide.
Guernsey is located in Mont Saint-Michael Bay that has a land area of about 78 square kilometers. Guernsey also has a coastline of approx. 50 kilometers that look stunning. Moreover, the terrain of Guernsey consists of several plains instead of plateaus. However, the southwestern part of the region has some high hills, but they do not have exceedingly high elevations. Even the highest geographical point of Guernsey is in Sark, which is approximately 114 meters. Sark is another island on the English Channel.
The lowest geographical point of the region is the Atlantic Ocean. The waters of Guernsey are not friendly and contain many rocks and reefs. Moreover, the tides can rise to 30-33 feet which is dangerous. Hence, fishers have to be careful when they sail out to catch fish.
Guernsey features an oceanic climate. It means the summers are not so dry and hot, and winters are not so harsh. Summer arrives in July and ends in August. Temperatures in summer vary between 20°C-24°C.
Winter arrives early in the region (February), with temperatures ranging from 6°C-14°C. In winter, strong chilly arctic winds blow, which makes the season colder. The average rainfall the country receives varies between 104mm-112mm. November, December, and January are the wettest seasons.
People having different ethnicities live in the region, so there are multiple languages spoken in Guernsey. Some of the predominant languages are French, English, and Norman-French. However, the official language of the country is English.
The death rate per 1000 is 8.61%, while the average life expectancy for males is around 82 years, while for females, it is around 85 years old. The fertility rate of Guernsey is 1.54%, while the median age for males is 41 years, and for females, it is 43 years.
The transportation system of Guernsey is good and fairly economical. There 2 ports and terminals, which include St. Peter Port and St. Sampson. Plus, 2 airports feature paved runways.
One of Guernsey's most luxurious food items is Ormer, while people in their daily lives eat stew that is made from shin beef, haricot, and butter beans.