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Isle of Man
Mannin, Ellan Vannin  (Manx)
Isle of Man by Sentinel-2.jpg
Motto
"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 stateUnited Kingdom[a]
Crown dependencyIsle of Man
Norse control9th century
Scottish control2 July 1266
English control1399
Revested into British Crown10 May 1765
Capital
and largest city
Douglas
54°09′N 4°29′W / 54.150°N 4.483°W / 54.150; -4.483
Official languagesEnglish
Religion
Christianity (largely)
Demonym(s)Manx; Manxman (plural, Manxmen); Manxwoman (plural, Manxwomen)
GovernmentParliamentary democratic constitutional monarchy
Elizabeth II
Sir Richard Gozney
Howard Quayle
LegislatureTynwald
Legislative Council
House of Keys
Area
• Total
572 km2 (221 sq mi) (unranked)
• Water (%)
1
Highest elevation
620 m (2,030 ft)
Population
• 2016 census
83,314[3] (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$7,492,000,000[4]
Gini0.41[5]
low
HDI (2010)0.849[6]
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 and self-governing British Crown Dependency in the Irish Sea between Great Britain and Northern 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.