Facts about Gibraltar
Official languages: English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Area: 7 km²
Population: 27,884 residents
Population density: 4,289.85 residents per km²
Internet TLD: .gi
ISO codes: GI, GIB, 292
The prefix for Gibraltar is +350
Gibraltar is a limestone cliff that juts into the sea at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula. As a British overseas territory, it belongs to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
In ancient times, Gibraltar was one of the pillars of Heracles. Great Britain conquered the area in 1704. For a long time there has been tension between the United Kingdom and Spain because Spain wants to regain sovereignty over Gibraltar.
According to Abbreviation Finder, Gibraltar is part of the European Union, but not part of the internal market and does not take part in the common agricultural policy or the common fisheries policy.
|Population growth rate||0.20%|
|Birth rate||14.00 births per 1,000 residents|
|65 years and above||16.28%|
|Median age||34.20 years|
|Gender ratio||1.01 M / F|
|Population density||4,225.86 residents per km²|
|(City of Gibraltar) [capital] n / a|
|Spaniards, Italians, English, Maltese, Portuguese, Germans, North Africans|
|Catholics (Roman Catholic) 76.9%|
|Human Development Index (HDI)|
Biggest Cities of Gibraltar by Population
Gibraltar is home to one of the smallest cities in the world, with a population of just over 30,000 people. This charming city is nestled on a narrow peninsula off the southern coast of Spain and is renowned for its spectacular views and its unique blend of Spanish and British culture.
The city boasts a rich history, with its old town area featuring numerous historical sites such as the iconic Gibraltar Rock and the Moorish Castle. Visitors can also explore St. Michael’s Cave, an extensive network of underground tunnels which offers a fascinating insight into Gibraltar’s past. In addition to this, there are plenty of museums and galleries showcasing artworks from both Spanish and British eras.
The city also offers plenty in terms of entertainment opportunities with its numerous bars, clubs and restaurants offering up delicious local cuisine as well as international dishes. There are also several markets where you can pick up fresh fruits and vegetables or purchase one-of-a-kind souvenirs such as handmade jewelry or unique British teapots. Finally, Gibraltar offers a great opportunity for shoppers looking for designer fashion or local crafts at its many malls scattered across town.