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Protection & Enforcement of IPRs in Isle of Man

Isle of Man
Mannin, Ellan Vannin  (Manx)
Isle of Man by Sentinel-2.jpg
"Quocunque Jeceris Stabit" (Latin)
(English: "Wherever you throw it, it shall stand")
Anthem: "O Land of Our Birth"[b]
Location of the Isle of Man in Europe
Location of the Isle of Man (green) in Europe (dark grey)
Sovereign state
responsible for the Isle of Man
 United Kingdom[a]
Crown DependencyIsle of Man
Norse control9th century
Scottish control2 July 1266
English control1399
Revested into British Crown10 May 1765
54°09′00″N 04°28′39″W / 54.15000°N 4.47750°W / 54.15000; -4.47750
Official languagesEnglish, Manx
Christianity (largely)
Demonym(s)Manx; Manxman (plural, Manxmen); Manxwoman (plural, Manxwomen)
GovernmentParliamentary democratic constitutional monarchy
Elizabeth II
John Lorimer
Alfred Cannan MHK[3]
Legislative Council
House of Keys
• Total
572 km2 (221 sq mi) (unranked)
• Water (%)
Highest elevation
620 m (2,030 ft)
• 2021 census
84,069[4] (202nd)
• Density
148/km2 (383.3/sq mi) (78th)
GDP (PPP)2014 estimate
• Total
$7.43 billion (161st)
• Per capita
$84,600 (9th)
GDP (nominal)estimate
• Total
US$7.49 billion[5]
HDI (2010)0.849[7]
very high · 14th
CurrencyPound sterling
Manx pound (£) (GBP)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (GMT)
 • Summer (DST)
UTC+01:00 (BST)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Mains electricity240 V, 50 Hz
Driving sideleft
Calling code+44
UK postcode
ISO 3166 codeIM
Internet TLD.im

Isle of Man

The Isle of Man, also known as Mann, is an island nation and self-governing British Crown Dependency in the Irish Sea between Great Britain and Ireland. The head of state, Queen Elizabeth II, holds the title Lord of Mann and is represented by a Lieutenant Governor. The United Kingdom is responsible for the isle's military defence.