Sunday, 9 August 2015

Channel Islands: Jersey

The island of Jersey is the largest of the Channel Islands. It measures 118.2 square kilometers, including reclaimed land and intertidal zone. It lies in the English Channel, about 12 nautical miles (22 km; 14 mi) from the Cotentin Peninsula in Normandy, France, and about 87 nautical miles (161 km; 100 mi) south of Great Britain. Jersey is a self-governing parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchy, with its own financial, legal and judicial systems, and the power of self-determination. The capital and largest city on the island is Saint Helier.



Stamps:
The Crest of Jersey (from a set of 11) - Issued: 18-02-2015
The 800th Anniversary of te Magna Carta Documents (from a set of six) - Issued: 17-06-2015

Thanks to Sabrina for sending me this great card!

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