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ID: 7005238
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Jersey (dependent state)  Jersey (dependent state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 49 13 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 49.2167  decimal degrees
Long: 002 07 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.1167  decimal degrees

Note: Comprises Jersey island and several smaller islands; inhabited in Paleolithic times, and had Neolithic and Bronze Age settlements; ruled by diocese of Coutances in the 11th century, by Norman landowners in the 12th century; became politically separate from Normandy in 1204; official language is French, though English and a Norman-French patois are also spoken.

Names:
Jersey (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Bailiwick of Jersey (C,V,display,English,U,N)
Jersey, Bailiwick of (C,V)
JE (C,O)
JEY (C,O)
ISO832 (C,V)
JE00 (C,O,FIPS)
Jerseyan (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Jersey (dependent state)  ........  Jersey (dependent state) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Channel Islands (island group)  ............  Channel Islands (island group) (P)
Hierarchy of Jersey (dependent state)  ................  Jersey (dependent state)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Northern Europe (general region)  ........  Northern Europe (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Jersey (dependent state)  ............  Jersey (dependent state) (P)

Place Types:
dependent state (preferred, C)  ............  joined with England initially at Norman Conquest in 1066, ruled as a separate entity in 15th century
primary political unit (C)
bailiwick (C)  ............  bailiff established in 1617
Paleolithic (H)
Bronze Age (H)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Saint Hélier .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Europe, Bailiwick of Jersey) [7005242]

Sources and Contributors:
Bailiwick of Jersey..........  [VP]
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 6:537
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
ISO832..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Newsletter V-11 (2006) accessed 25 September 2007
JE..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Newsletter V-11 (2006) accessed 25 September 2007
JE00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
Jersey..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1970)
.................  Blue Guide: England (1980)
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 493
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 308
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 441
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 537
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-44
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 571
Jerseyan..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
Jersey, Bailiwick of..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
JEY..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Newsletter V-11 (2006) accessed 25 September 2007
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1970)
..................  Blue Guide: England (1980)
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 493
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 308
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 441
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 537
..................  ISO Newsletter V-11 (2006) accessed 25 September 2007
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-44
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 571
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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