Facts about Gibraltar
Gibraltar is a self-governing British overseas territory, near the
southernmost tip of the Iberian peninsula, which is the subject of a
disputed irredentist claim by Spain.
Gibraltar was captured in 1704, during the War of the Spanish
Gibraltarian (of mixed Genoese, Maltese, Portuguese and Andalusian
descent), other British, Moroccan and Indian
British Overseas Territory
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with Gibraltar in Europe and with Mt. Acha at Ceuta in Africa.
..... Click the link for more information. , which guards the
northeastern end of the Strait of Gibraltar, linking the Mediterranean
with the Atlantic. The town of Gibraltar lies at the northwest end of
the Rock of Gibraltar.
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Gibraltar has been a British colony since 1704, when a British-Dutch
expedition grabbed it in the War of Spanish Succession. The territory,
which overlooks Africa from the Iberian Peninsula's southern tip, has
preserved the true spirit of Empire better than other British
Gibraltar, seen from the Spanish side of the frontier
GIBRALTAR, a British fortress and crown colony at the western entrance
to the Mediterranean. The whole territory is rather less than 3 m. in
length from north to south and varies in width from 4 to I m.
Transport -The impervious Rock of Gibraltar is situated at the
southern tip of Spain, standing guard over the strait of Gibraltar
which divides Europe and Africa.
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Gibraltar was captured by Arabs in
711 and passed to the Spanish in 1462. Great Britain took control in
1704 during the War of the Spanish Succession, although Spain has made
repeated claims to regain the territory. Population: 28,000.
Gibraltarian Gi·bral'tar'i·an (-târ'ē-ən) adj. & n.
The Rock of Gibraltar (sometimes by its Latin name, Calpe or its
Arabic name, Jabal al Tariq ("Rock of Tariq"), from which its English
name is derived; Peñón de Gibraltar in Spanish) is a monolithic
limestone promontory located in Gibraltar, off the southwestern tip of
Europe on the Iberian Peninsula.
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original name: Gibraltar
geographical location: Gibraltar, Europe
geographical coordinates: 36° 8' 0" North, 5° 21' 0" West
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northwest end of the Rock of Gibraltar, a peninsula on the
south-central coast of Spain in the Strait of Gibraltar, connecting
the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean between Spain and
northern Africa. Gibraltar was captured by Arabs in 711 and passed to
the Spanish in 1462.
Culture of Gibraltar - Definition
The Culture of Gibraltar reflects Gibraltarians' diverse origins.
Europe :: Gibraltar (overseas territory of the UK)
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