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Jersey, officially the Bailiwick of Jersey, French: Bailliage de Jersey ( , French: ; [ʒɛʁzɛ] Jèrriais: Jèrri), is a British Crown Dependency off the coast of Normandy, France. As well as the island of Jersey itself, the bailiwick includes two groups of small islands that are no longer permanently inhabited, the and Minquiers , and the Écréhous and other rocks and reefs. Pierres de Lecq
The island is one of the eight inhabited islands of the
In the 2011 census, the total resident population was estimated to be 97,857, of whom 34% live in
St Helier, the island's only town.
The government is a
Council of Ministers, consisting of a Chief Minister and nine ministers.
Le Pinacle in the north west of
Jersey. An archaeological site. At the base of the natural monolithic stack are the remains of a Gallo-Roman fanum (small shrine) and Neolithic and Bronze Age ramparts. Iron Age finds have also been identified.