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Jersey

Jersey Geography Stats

Definitions

  • Area > Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
  • Area > Comparative to US places: This entry provides an area comparison based on total area equivalents. Most entities are compared with the entire US or one of the 50 states based on area measurements (1990 revised) provided by the US Bureau of the Census. The smaller entities are compared with Washington, DC (178 sq km, 69 sq mi) or The Mall in Washington, DC (0.59 sq km, 0.23 sq mi, 146 acres).
  • Area > Land: Total land area in square kilometres
  • Area > Land > Per capita: Total land area in square kilometres Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Area > Total: Total area in square kilometers
  • Area > Water: Total water area in square kilometers
  • Climate: A brief description of typical weather regimes throughout the year.
  • Coastline: The total length of the boundary between the land area (including islands) and the sea.
  • Elevation extremes > Highest point: Highest point above sea level
  • Geographic coordinates: This entry includes rounded latitude and longitude figures for the purpose of finding the approximate geographic center of an entity and is based on the Gazetteer of Conventional Names, Third Edition, August 1988, US Board on Geographic Names and on other sources.
  • Land use > Arable land: The percentage of used land that is arable. Arable land is land cultivated for crops that are replanted after each harvest like wheat, maize, and rice
  • Location: The country's regional location, neighboring countries, and adjacent bodies of water.
  • Natural hazards: Potential natural disasters.
  • Natural resources: A country's mineral, petroleum, hydropower, and other resources of commercial importance.
  • Terrain: A brief description of the topography
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Area > Comparative about two-thirds the size of Washington, DC 2013
Area > Comparative to US places about two-thirds the size of Washington, DC 2008
Area > Land 116 sq km 2008 214th out of 235
Area > Land > Per capita 1.27 sq km per 1,000 people 2008 211th out of 224
Area > Total 116 sq km 2013 224th out of 251
Area > Water 0.0 2013 234th out of 246
Climate temperate; mild winters and cool summers 2013
Coastline 70 km 2014 171st out of 242
Elevation extremes > Highest point unnamed elevation 143 m 2013
Geographic coordinates 49 15 N, 2 10 W 2013
Land use > Arable land 0.0 2011 233th out of 239
Location Western Europe, island in the English Channel, northwest of France 2013
Natural hazards NA 2011
Natural resources arable land 2013
Terrain gently rolling plain with low, rugged hills along north coast 2013

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008

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Jersey Geography Profiles (Subcategories)

Area 8 Land use 3