Sites & cities that bear the name of Saint Peter Port

Saint Peter Port

Today in : Guernsey
First trace of activity : ca. 13th century C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Sancti Petri Portus, Saint Pierreport, Saint-Pierre-Port

Description : Saint Peter Port is the capital of Guernsey as well as the main port. The population in 2019 was 18,958. In Guern├ęsiais and in French, historically the official language of Guernsey, the name of the town and its surrounding parish is St Pierre Port. The "port" distinguishes this parish from Saint Pierre Du Bois. As well as being a parish, St. Peter Port is a small town consisting mostly of steep narrow streets and steps on the overlooking slopes. It is known that a trading post/town existed here before Roman times with a pre-Christian name which has not survived.

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