Outline of Gibraltar

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The location of Gibraltar within the European Union
A detailed map of Gibraltar

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Gibraltar:

GibraltarBritish Overseas Territory located near the southernmost tip of the Iberian Peninsula of Southeastern Europe overlooking the Strait of Gibraltar between the Mediterranean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean.[1] The territory shares a border with Spain to the north. Gibraltar was ceded by Spain to Great Britain in perpetuity in 1713 under the Treaty of Utrecht though Spain requests its return. The Government of the United Kingdom has stated it is committed to respecting the wishes of the Gibraltarians,[2] who strongly oppose the idea of annexation along with any proposal for shared sovereignty with Spain.[3][4]

General reference[edit]

Geography of Gibraltar[edit]

View of the western face of the Rock of Gibraltar.
An enlargeable satellite image of the Bay of Gibraltar
Topographic/hydrographic map of the Strait of Gibraltar
View of North Africa across the Strait of Gibraltar as seen from The Rock.

Geography of Gibraltar

Location of Gibraltar[edit]

Environment of Gibraltar[edit]

Natural geographic features of Gibraltar[edit]

Regions of Gibraltar[edit]

Demography of Gibraltar[edit]

Demographics of Gibraltar

Government and politics of Gibraltar[edit]

Executive branch of the government of Gibraltar[edit]

Head of state, Elizabeth II
Governor, James Dutton
Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo
Entrance to the Gibraltar Parliament
Gibraltarians, 1856.

Legislative branch of the government of Gibraltar[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Gibraltar[edit]

Court system of Gibraltar

Foreign relations of Gibraltar[edit]

International organisation membership[edit]

Gibraltar is a member of:[1]

In addition, Gibraltar is a member of a large number of International Sporting organisations.

Law and order in Gibraltar[edit]

Law of Gibraltar

Military of Gibraltar[edit]

Military of Gibraltar

History of Gibraltar[edit]

Culture of Gibraltar[edit]

Gibraltarians encircle The Rock during the tercentenary of British Gibraltar, 4 August 2004.
The symbolic release of 30,000 red and white balloons on National Day, one for every person living on The Rock.

Culture of Gibraltar

Art in Gibraltar[edit]

Religion in Gibraltar[edit]

The Anglican Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Cathedral Square.

Sport in Gibraltar[edit]

Sport in Gibraltar

View of the Victoria Stadium's western stands.

Economy and infrastructure of Gibraltar[edit]

Gibraltar bus on route 4 near the "Both Worlds" terminus, Sandy Bay

Economy of Gibraltar

Education in Gibraltar[edit]

Education in Gibraltar

Comparison of school structures in Gibraltar and England.
Panoramic photograph of Gibraltar Airport.


See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Gibraltar". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. July 2, 2009. Retrieved July 23, 2009.
  2. ^ Uncorrected evidence
  3. ^ "Regions and territories: Gibraltar". British Broadcasting Corporation. 2007-07-18. Retrieved 2007-12-20.
  4. ^ Mark Oliver; Sally Bolton; Jon Dennis; Matthew Tempest (August 4, 2004). "Gibraltar". Guardian Unlimited. Retrieved 2007-12-20.
  5. ^ Gibraltar Constitution Order 2006 Archived November 21, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ "Gibraltar defences". Whc.unesco.org. Retrieved 2010-12-28.
  7. ^ "Gibraltar defences - UNESCO World Heritage Centre". Whc.unesco.org. Retrieved 2010-12-28.

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Gibraltar

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