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Herm

Haerme
Flag of Herm
Flag
Coat of arms
Coat of arms
Motto: none
Anthem: Sarnia Cherie  (Guernsey)
Location of Herm
Official languages
Government Dependency of Guernsey
• Chief of state
Elizabeth II, Duke of Normandy
• Lt Governor
Peter Walker
• Tenants
John and Julia Singer
Area
• Total
2 km2 (0.77 sq mi)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2002 census
60
• Density
30/km2 (77.7/sq mi)
Currency Pound sterlinga (GBP)
Time zone UTC+0 (GMT)
• Summer (DST)
UTC+1 (WEST)
Internet TLD .gg  (Guernsey)
  1. The States of Guernsey, of which Herm is a dependency, issue their own sterling coins and banknotes; see Guernsey pound.

Herm is the smallest of the Channel Islands that is open to the public.

Herm is only 1½ miles long. Cars are banned from the small island just like its Channel Island neighbour, Sark. Unlike Sark, bicycles are banned too. The sandy white beaches make Herm a walker's paradise.

Population: 60 (2002)

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