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Gibraltar
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: "Montis Insignia Calpe" (Latin)
"Badge of the Rock of Gibraltar"[1]
Anthem: "God Save the Queen" (official)
"Gibraltar Anthem" (local)[2]
Location of  Gibraltar  (dark green)– in Europe  (green & dark grey)– in the European Union  (green)
Location of  Gibraltar  (dark green)

– in Europe  (green & dark grey)
– in the European Union  (green)

Map of Gibraltar
Map of Gibraltar
StatusBritish Overseas Territory
CapitalGibraltar
36°8′N5°21′W / 36.133°N 5.350°W / 36.133; -5.350
Largest district
(by population)
Westside
Official languagesEnglish
Spoken languages
Ethnic groups
DemonymGibraltarian
Llanito (colloquial)
GovernmentRepresentative democraticparliamentarydependency under constitutional monarchy
 - MonarchElizabeth II
 - GovernorSir James Dutton
 - Chief MinisterFabian Picardo
LegislatureParliament
Formation
 - Captured4 August 1704[3] 
 - Ceded11 April 1713[4] 
 - National Day10 September 
Area
 - Total6.8 km2 (241st)
2.6 sq mi
 - Water (%)0
Population
 - 2012 estimate30,001 (222nd)
 - Density4,328/km2 (5th)
11,320/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2011 estimate
 - Total£1 billion
 - Per capita£27,468 (n/a)
HDI (2008)0.961[5]
very high ·20th
CurrencyGibraltar pound (£)c (GIP)
Time zoneCET(UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Drives on therightd
Calling code+350e
Patron saint
ISO 3166 codeGI
Internet TLD.gif
a.Of mixed Genoese, Maltese, Portuguese and Spanish descent.
b.As a Special Member State territory of the United Kingdom.
c.Coins and sterling notes are issued by the Government of Gibraltar.
d.Unlike all other UK dependencies except the British Indian Ocean Territory, since 16 June 1929.
e.9567 from Spain before 10 February 2007.
f.The .eu domain is also used, shared with other European Union member states.

UK Postcode: GX11 1AA
[6]
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Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of June 30, 2015


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