Jersey and the other
Channel Islands represent the last remnants of the
medieval Dukedom of Normandy that held sway in both France and England.
These islands were the only British soil occupied by German troops in
World War II. Jersey is a British crown dependency but is not part of
the UK. However, the UK Government is constitutionally responsible for
its defense and international representation. English 94.5% (official),
Portuguese 4.6%, and other 0.9%.