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Isle of Man

The Isle of Man has been inhabited since 6500 BC. The isle is rich in folklore, including stories about fairies. The Fairy Bridge is located here. It is considered bad luck not to greet the fairies when crossing the bridge. Greetings such as "Good morning, fairies!" are announced by people stepping into the bridge.
The last issue (1979) mint uncirculated 50 Pence note from the Isle of Man is worth $15. All used notes are worth exactly 50p ($0.75). This note is blue. The only other issue of this note was in 1972, coloured purple, with different signatures; Stallard : $60 Paul : $30-35.
I don't know if this helps, but someone from the Isle of Man is known as a Manxman.
Its the biggest water wheel in the world or the second, it pumps dirty water from the river in front of it, it isn't really used now though it just looks good.
They eat a lot of fish and seafood, while also eating vegetables such as broccoli and potatoes. They have also won several awards for their own Manx Cheeses. You can go to their website, isleofman.com and look under Lifestyle in the section Food and Drink for recipes and more info.
The Isle of Man is a self governing British Crown possession.
No,the Isle of Man is a self governing Crown Dependency,and it never has been part of the U.K.
== Which one? ==   I see 15 different designs of the Isle of Man Crown issued in 1988. Most of them are commemorating the bicentennial of Australia. All were issued as business strikes (but sold as collectables, not issued for use) and proofs in copper-nickel. Six were issued as 1 oz of .999 or ...
The Celtic language spoken of the Isle of Man was Manx, which some societies are currently trying to bring back as a spoken language.
Manx is the adjective - 'He's Manx'\nManxman or Manxwoman are the proper nouns ' He's a Manxman'
Answer . No - as I understand it Lombard Bank in the Isle of Man was bought out by Isle of Man Bank Limited - who in turn were bought out by the Royal Bank of Scotland Group - following their acquistion of Nat West Bank.. Hope this helps ?
The Isle of Man is a Crown Dependency of the United Kingdom, and its head of state is the British monarch. However, it is autonomous and internally self-governing. The Isle of Man has its own parliament - the Tynwald - which is one of the oldest parliaments in the world, and dates back to the...
The Isle of Man uses the same country code as the United Kingdom, which is +44.Within the +44 code, Isle of Man landlines have an area code of 01624, while mobile phones use 07624 or 07924.So, a full Isle of Man number in international format would look like: +44 1624 xxxxxx
No, the Isle of Man is a small island of the north west coast of England which has it's own Government.
Tourist Trophy. In this case the word Tourist does not have the same meaning as in travel today. The race in fact took place over a "Tour" of the Island by the competitors.
The Isle of Man uses the same country code as the United Kingdom,  +44    From within the UK, you dial the full eleven digit landline or  mobile number; from overseas you dial +44 then the full number  minus its leading zero.    Within the UK, Isle of Man landlines all have an area code...
It means that they want to know if you are a Manx person or whether you have permission to work on the island. People from the UK, Ireland or elsewhere in the EU need a work permit to get a job in the Isle of Man.
It isn't in any British county. The Isle of Man is a self-governing British Dependent Territory with its own government and parliament ("Tynwald").
The Isle of Man used to be divided into parish grounds which were controlled by the church. Kirk is Manx for church and each area would sometimes be referred to as "Kirk Marown" for the Marown parish. This could also be referring to the parish church building itself.
Between England and Ireland in the middle of the Irish Sea
Yes once. 1986 senior TT when a loose fuel cap spilled fuel on his front tyre.
These coins are still potentially in circulation so, unless they are part of a Proof or Uncirculated mint set or are individual Proof or Uncirculated coins and in absolute mint condition, they are worth Two Pence in the Isle of Man.The Isle of Man currency (Manx Pound)(IMP) is pegged at par with the...
The Isle of Man is one of the British Isles, but as a Crown Dependency is self-governing. There ARE lots of speed limits, as you'd expect in any urban/rural area (think Lake District), although there are still a few country roads (mostly around the TT Mountain Course) which are completely...
There are no cities on the Isle of Man. The biggest town, Douglas,only has a population of about 29,000 so it is far too small to beconsidered a city. Other towns on the Isle of Man inlcude Peel,Ramsey, Castetown, Port Erin, Port St. Mary and Laxey. The Isle of Man has one of the oldest parliaments...
KENNY CARTER died in the 1986 TT.
  == Answer ==   Norman Brown in fact died at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone in 1983. 
An Isle of Man 1971 cupro-nickel 50 Pence (QE II), uncirculated and in absolute mint condition could fetch up to £5 GBP. An Isle of Man 1971 cupro-nickel 50 Pence (QE II)(Proof FDC), uncirculated and in absolute mint condition could fetch up to £8 GBP. A reputable coin dealer will be able to...
the Isle of Man is in the Irish Sea, a branch of the North Atlantic Ocean
There are three Seventh-day Adventist congregations on the Isle of  Man - They are at Douglas, Peel and Ramsay (where they have a cafe  church). Pastor Peter Jeynes
    The Isle of Man is not part of the UK, good governance is the responsibility of the UK (on behalf of the British Crown). The Island is a self governing Crown dependency - it   is not an independent country but it also isn't part of the UK or European Union. Think of it as a...
No. Britain is an island made of England, Scotland and Wales. The Isle of Man is a separated island, between Britain and Ireland. It is not part of the United Kingdom either. It is a Crown dependency.
It shouldn't be a problem. I am from England a my girlfriend is lithuanian and she says all you have to do is apply 3 months before you want to travel. If in doubt just contact the English embassy in Lithuania.
The Isle of Man is a Crown Dependency with its own independent Parliament which is the oldest Parliament in the world. They have their own laws known as the Book of Kells. Every year, many of the islands roads are closed to traffic so that the international TT motor cycle races can take place....
The Isle of Man has no demographics on racial makeup, as most likely well over 90% of the people who live there are of the same ethnicity. There are probably less than 20 ethnic people who live on the Isle of Man.
The "Car Race" design was the standard reverse design on general circulation Isle of Man (heptagonal) 20 Pence coins from 1996 to 1999 inclusive. These coins are still potentially in circulation so, unless they are part of a Proof or Uncirculated mint set or are individual Proof or Uncirculated...
  the traff, the cornerhouse, the haven, the bay, the george..   most of them are situated in douglas..
Queen Elizabeth II is Lord of Mann and represented by the Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Man. The island is governed by a Council of Ministers, headed by a Chief Minister appointed by the Lieutenant Governor on the nomination of the Tynwald, the Isle of Man's legislature.
Not unless you own your own boat. To get to London by public transport from the Isle of Man, you have to cross the Irish Sea to Britain by ferry and then get a train - or fly.
Possibly KING OF THE MOUNTAIN by REDLINE. Not certain though.
The TT races usually take place during the last week in May and thefirst week in June.
About 700 metres, which is about 2,296 feet or about 0.43 of a mile.
Yes they have, they came to the Isle of Man for the Manx Telecom Bay Festival, June 18th 2010.
Not unless the number you're calling is a 'free-phone' number.
Yes it will - The Isle of man is well within the O2 coverage footprint of the UK.
The three legs on the reverse of many Isle of Man coins is the national symbol of the Isle of Man and is referred to as a "Triskelion".
The Isle of Man is geographically in Europe but isn't politically part of the European Community.
The 1975 Isle of Man 'MANX CAT' CROWN (25p) would be worth around £2 - £3 (September 2010). They often come in plastic cases surrounded by a red cardboard for presentation. The same coin was also struck in sterling silver (0.925) and would be worth around £12 - £15.
I heard that it is because the river Dhoo aand the river Glass both  flow in to Douglas.
There were 14,000 1973 Isle of Man gold "uncirculated" Half-Sovereigns minted.There were 1,250 1973 Isle of Man "Proof" gold Half-Sovereigns minted.
The Isle of Man is not part of the United Kingdom.
The design on the obverse (front) of the 1988 Isle of Man One Pound coin is the usual 3rd portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.The design on the reverse is a telecommunications design featuring cordless phones, satellites and receiving stations.Very cutting edge stuff in its day.
It's the abbreviation for Tourist Trophy. it was the british contribution for world championship, abandoned because it was deemed too much dangerous. See the related link for more information!
These coins are still potentially in circulation so, unless they are part of a Proof or Uncirculated mint set or are individual Proof or Uncirculated coins and in absolute mint condition, they are worth 50 Pence in the Isle of Man. The Isle of Man currency (Manx Pound)(IMP) is pegged at par with...
A commemorative coin such as this one only has a 'scrap' value. This is based on gopld content weight. I believe the coin weighs 43 grammes (there are 31.103 grammes in an ounce of gold. Note gold is measured in TROY ounces). The coin is probably 22 carat i.e. 22/24ths gold and 1/12th copper. As at...
So few sightings are actually reported, there are no reliable statistics available.
It's part of the British Isles, but apart from that, it's actually a country in it's own right - it's a crown dependancy.
An Isle of Man 1758 copper Halfpenny (Second Duke of Atholl), circulated but still in good condition, might fetch anything from £10 to £150 GBP. An Isle of Man 1758 copper Halfpenny (Second Duke of Atholl)(Proof), uncirculated and in absolute mint condition could fetch up to £300 GBP. An Isle...
There were no 1838 Isle of Man coin minted.
A person can be sick on any journey, so it is possible that youcould be sick on the way, but the vast majority of people would notbe. People who suffer from sea sickness or sickness when flyingcould be, but that does not happen to many people.
The Isle of Man is an island, so you could fly there from various UK airports or take a ferry from Liverpool, Heysham or Belfast.
The commonly accepted Roman name for the Isle of Man is Manavia but the Romans had no real interest in the place. Certainly the Roman military had no presence there and the only Roman finds on the island are coins. Which would suggest some trade.
Mint error coins can fetch a premium over the normal coins. It is unlikely that you coin is worth more than £5 - £10 despite the mint error. Listing the coin on the eBay auction site with a good description and photograph should help the coin find its true value.
Same time zone - though some would say that when you go to the Isle of Man you need to put you watch back by 30 years.
Depending on condition anywhere from £5 to £250 in mint state. They were struck by Matthew Boulton at his Soho Mint in Birmingham and have the 'cartwheel' edge to them. An Isle of Man 1813 copper "Cartwheel" Penny (George III), uncirculated and in absolute mint condition could fetch up to £200...
The larger pre-1997 50 Pence coins were withdrawn from circulation and demonetised in 1998. So, unless they are part of a Proof or Uncirculated mint set or are individual Proof or Uncirculated coins and in absolute mint condition, they have little or no value. The Isle of Man currency (Manx Pound)...
Ultimately - Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. She carries the title Lord of Mann. Second is Adam Wood - Lieutenant Governor and Third is Allan Bell - Chief Minister.
That depends on the time of year. In winter it can be dark by 5pm.  In summer it can be bright until as late as 11pm on a clear night.
The answer to this is complicated. The Isle of Man is not part of any other country. It is not part of England, Scotland Wales or Ireland. It is not part of Great Britain or of the United Kingdom. It is not even part of the E.U.It is a "Crown Dependency" and is linked to the UK through the Queen....
Yes, home to Manx cats and regattas.
In Manx it is known as Arrane Ashoonagh dy Vannin.
The currency in the Isle of Man is the Pound Sterling. So normallythe euro is not accepted. However some businesses may accept it, asthey would do business with a lot of countries that use the euroand the Isle of Man gets tourists from those countries too.
You type them into the phone, then press the green phone.
These coins are still potentially in circulation so, unless they are part of a Proof or Uncirculated mint set or are individual Proof or Uncirculated coins and in absolute mint condition, they are worth One Pound in the Isle of Man.The Isle of Man currency (Manx Pound)(IMP) is pegged at par with the...
The Ellan Vannin coins were issued from 1988 to 1995, more or less. These coins are still potentially in circulation so, unless they are part of a Proof or Uncirculated mint set or are individual Proof or Uncirculated coins and in absolute mint condition, they are worth 20 Pence in the Isle of Man....
Major sponsors of the Isle of Man TT, in Jorge Lorenzo's case, Dainese, send their athletes to the island to promote their brands.
The larger pre-1998 50 Pence coins were withdrawn from circulation and demonetised in 1998. So, unless they are part of a Proof or Uncirculated mint set or are individual Proof or Uncirculated coins and in absolute mint condition, they have little or no value. The Isle of Man currency (Manx Pound)...
That's quite a difficult question to answer. The Isle of Man is a self-governing territory AND a Crown Dependency. This means that they have their own Parliament and their own laws but the United Kingdom Government have ultimate responsibility. In practice, the UK government doesn't interfere in...
An Isle of Man 1839 copper Halfpenny (Victoria), circulated but still in good condition, might fetch anything from £5 to £75 GBP.An Isle of Man 1839 (9 over 8) copper Halfpenny (Victoria), circulated but still in good condition, might fetch anything from £10 to £125 GBP.An Isle of Man 1839...
It is said that all of the world's population could fit on the Isle of Wight.
NO. The Isle of Man is a British Crown dependency and does not elect MP's to the Westminster parliament.