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Affiliation: (British crown dependency)
Location: Western Europe, in the Irish Sea, between Ireland and Great Britain
Area: 572 sq. km
Coastline: 113 km exclusive fishing zone 200 nm, territorial sea 3 nm
Climate: Cool summers and mild winters; humid; overcast about half the time
Terrain: Hills in north and south bisected by central valley
Population: 72,017 (July 1994 est.)
Nationality: British (Manx)
Languages: English, Manx Gaelic
Name: Tynwald (The World's oldest parliament with unbroken traditions.)
Type: British crown dependency
Capital: Douglas
Constitution: 1961, Isle of Man Constitution Act
Legal system: English law and local statute