Where is Gibraltar?

Gibraltar is a European country covering 7.00 km2. This makes it the3 smallest region in the world and about 115 times smaller than New York City. Its geographic coordinates are 36 08 N, 5 21 W and Gibraltar is the capital city.

Gibraltar has a 1.00 km border with Spain. In 2002, Gibraltar residents voted overwhelmingly by referendum to reject any "shared sovereignty" arrangement.

The name Gibraltar comes from the Spanish derivation of the Arabic "Jabal Tariq", which means "Mountain of Tariq".

Its ISO code is GI.

Geography

It is located in Southwestern Europe. Gibraltar has a mean elevation of 0 m above sea level.

It has a Mediterranean climate with mild winters and hot summers. Its terrain is made up mostly of lowlands.

Population

Gibraltar has a population of 29,328 making it the 217th largest in the world.

English, Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese all spoken. The major ethnic group repoted is Gibraltarian. The majority of the country identifies as Roman Catholic.

The dialing code for the country is 350.

Government

It is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom. Its constitution was last ratified in 2006.

Economy

Factoring in Purchasing Power Parity, Gibraltar's GDP is $2,044,000,000.00 (USD) with $61,700.00 (USD) per capita. This makes it the 194th largest economy and its citizens the 16th richest in the world. The currency of Gibraltar is the Pound (GIP). Its main exports are primarily reexports and include petroleum and manufactured goods. Its major imports include fuels, manufactured goods, and foodstuffs.