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The Rock, Gibraltar
The Rock, Gibraltar

Rock of Gibraltar

The Rock of Gibraltar is a monolithic limestone promontory located in the British territory of Gibraltar, near the southwestern tip of Europe on the Iberian Peninsula
Photo by Michal Mrozek





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Capital: Gibraltar

Location: Southwestern Europe, bordering the Strait of Gibraltar, which links the Mediterranean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, on the southern coast of Spain

Government: none

Currency: Gibraltar pounds (GIP)

Area: 7 sq km

Population: 29,516 (July 2021 est.)

Languages: English (used in schools and for official purposes), Spanish, Italian, Portuguese

Religion: Roman Catholic 72.1%, Church of England 7.7%, other Christian 3.8%, Muslim 3.6%, Jewish 2.4%, Hindu 2%, other 1.1%, none 7.1%, unspecified 0.1% (2012 est.)

TimeZone: UTC+1

Tel Code: +350

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