Situated on the English Channel in the north of France, Jersey is one of the three islands that are British Crown dependencies. Jersey Island, which hosts many visitors every year especially in the spring and summer, is a great place to get away from the cool and rainy climate of Great Britain.
The population of the island is about 94 thousand people. A large part of this population consists of the immigrants from the United Kingdom and France. In addition to these countries, there are also settlers who come from different countries of Europe and enjoy their lives on the island. Tourism is the most important source of income of the island. So, the people living in Jersey usually work in the service sector depending on tourism. Although there are not many different agricultural products grown on the island, agriculture is also an important source of income. British Pound is used as currency in Jersey. However, if you do not have British pounds, you can pay in euros in many places.
The cute cows you can see almost everywhere in Jersey are one of the most important symbols of the island. The milk of these cows, which is known for its yellowish white color, is also extremely delicious. Other than milk, you can also taste many alternatives of the French and British cuisines in Jersey. The climate in Jersey is temperate all year round and it is suitable for travel. It is not too cold in winters on the island. The summer months are a bit cooler than the other islands around. The summer months offer an extremely ideal environment for the visitors who want to go swimming and sunbathe. During other seasons, you can walk or bike around the island and explore the natural beauties of the island and its surroundings.