Rock of Gibraltar

The Rock of Gibraltar – one of the amazing places

Facts about the Rock of Gibraltar

The Rock of Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located at the southern point of the Iberian Spanish Peninsula. It has an area of 6.7 km (2.6 sq mi) and is bordered to the north by Spain.

Gibraltar Flag
Flag of Gibraltar

Capital

Gibraltar

Official Language

English


Where is Gibraltar?

Places of Interest in Gibraltar

Gibraltar has numerous places of interest to place on this post. Below are the three most popular places of interest, however, make sure to also consider visiting the Gibraltar Botanical Gardens, Great Siege Tunnels and WWII Tunnels to name just a few.

Rock of Gibraltar

Gibraltar Nature Reserve

Rock of Gibraltar - St. Michael's Cave

St. Michael's Cave

Rock of Gibraltar - Barbary Macaque

Apes Den

Population

32,000

Official Currency

£ GBP

Gibraltar GDP

$1.1B

Gibraltar's History Timeline

711 AD

Gibraltar conqured by the Moors

Tarik-ibn-Zeyad becomes the first conqueror of Gibraltar for the Moorish Empire

711 AD

1704

British conquer Gibraltar

Sir Admiral George Rooke  conquers Gibraltar from Spanish rule 

1704

1967

Gibraltar’s first Referendum

Gibraltar votes 99.64 in favour of the British Sovereign, two years later Spanish dictator Franco would shut down the frontier for 13 years

1967

2020

Brexit

Gibraltar is forced to leave the European Union as a result of UK Brexit vote

2020

Gibraltar Attractions & Tours

Famous as a tourist destination, Gibraltar gets day visitors from across Spain and Cruise Liners. Gibraltar is also a great destination for longer stays and below are some of the most popular Gibraltar tours available.

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