British island located north of France in the English Channel. Belongs to the Channel Islands together with Guernsey, Herm, Sark and Alderney. It has a population of about 90.000 including immigrants from Madeira/Portugal and some Polish.
Due to its high independance from the UK Jersey has its own laws and taxation, and it is an off-shore finance center. Apart from finance, tourism contributes to the island's wealth.
Besides, Jersey has great beaches, lovely forests, historic castles and of course great shopping (no VAT!) and an amazing nightlife!!
New Jersey was named after Jersey!! (check in your history books if you don't believe me)