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Gibraltar
Motto(s): 
"Montis Insignia Calpe" (Latin)
(English: "Badge of the Rock of Gibraltar")[1]
Anthem: "God Save the Queen"
National song: "Gibraltar Anthem"
Location of Gibraltar in Europe
Location of Gibraltar (dark green)
United Kingdom shown in pale green
Map of Gibraltar
Map of Gibraltar
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
British capture4 August 1704
Cession from Spain11 April 1713
National Day10 September 1967
Accession to EEC1 January 1973
Withdrawal from the EU31 January 2020
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
Demonym(s)
GovernmentDevolvedrepresentative democraticparliamentarydependency under a constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Sir David Steel
Fabian Picardo
• Mayor
John Gonçalves[2]
LegislatureParliament
Government of the United Kingdom
• Minister
Wendy Morton
Area
• Total
6.7 km2 (2.6 sq mi)
• Water (%)
0
Highest elevation
1,398 ft (426 m)
Population
• 2020 estimate
34,003[3] (220th)
• 2012 census
32,194
• Density
5,000/km2 (12,949.9/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2013 estimate
• Total
£1.64 billion
• Per capita
£50,941 (not ranked)
HDI (2015)0.961[4]
very high · 5th
CurrencyGibraltar pound (£) (GIP)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)
UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Driving sideright
Calling code+350
UK postcode
GX11 1AA
ISO 3166 codeGI
Internet TLD.gi
Country Comparisons

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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