Saint Saviour, Jersey


Saint Saviour, Jersey

Infobox Channel Island parish
native_name=Saint Saviour
Saint-Sauveur
Saint Saûveux





island=Jersey
area=9.3 km²
population=12491
population_density=1343.1/km²

Saint Saviour (Jèrriais: St Saûveux/St Sauveur) is one of the twelve parishes of Jersey in the Channel Islands. It is the only one to be virtually landlocked, having only a small piece of access to the sea at Le Dicq.

It borders five other parishes.

Vingtaines

The parish is divided into vingtaines for administrative purposes as follows:
*La Vingtaine de Maufant
*La Vingtaine de Sous la Hougue
*La Vingtaine des Pigneaux
*La Vingtaine de la Grande Longueville
*La Vingtaine de la Petite Longueville
*La Vingtaine de Sous l'Église

For electoral purposes the parish is divided into three districts:

*District No. 1 (Vingtaine de la Petite Longueville) elects two Deputies
*District No. 2 (Vingtaine de Sous l'Église) elects two Deputies
*District No. 3 (Vingtaines de Maufant, de Sous la Hougue, des Pigneaux and de la Grande Longueville) elects one Deputy

Demographics

Saint Saviour is Jersey's second-largest parish, with 12,491 residents in 2001. However, the population in Saint Saviour is shrinking.

Notable sites

*Highlands College
*De La Salle College
*St. Michael's Preparatory School
*Hautlieu School
*Jersey Evening Post offices and printing works

External links

* [http://www.societe-jersiaise.org/geraint/jerriais/st_sauveux.html St Saûveux]


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