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

    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.)


    Tel Code:+350

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