British Crown Dependency and island in the English Channel
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Jersey, officially the Bailiwick of Jersey, is an island near the coast of north-west France and a self-governing Crown Dependency of the United Kingdom. It is the largest of the Channel Islands and is 14 miles (23 km) from the Cotentin Peninsula in Normandy. The Bailiwick consists of the main island of Jersey and some surrounding uninhabited islands and rocks including Les Dirouilles, Les Écréhous, Les Minquiers, and Les Pierres de Lecq.
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