Outline of Gibraltar

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

Geography of Gibraltar

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

Environment of Gibraltar

Natural geographic features of Gibraltar

Regions of Gibraltar

Demography of Gibraltar

Demographics of Gibraltar

Government and politics of Gibraltar

Executive branch of the government of Gibraltar

Entrance to the Gibraltar Parliament
Gibraltarians, 1856.

Legislative branch of the government of Gibraltar

Judicial branch of the government of Gibraltar

Court system of Gibraltar

Foreign relations of Gibraltar

International organisation membership

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

Law of Gibraltar

Military of Gibraltar

Military of Gibraltar

History of Gibraltar

Culture of Gibraltar

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

Religion in Gibraltar

The Anglican Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Cathedral Square.

Sport in Gibraltar

Sport in Gibraltar

View of the Victoria Stadium's western stands.

Economy and infrastructure of Gibraltar

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

Economy of Gibraltar

Education in Gibraltar

Education in Gibraltar

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


See also


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

External links

Wikimedia Atlas of Gibraltar

  • Interactive Map of Gibraltar
General information
  • PJHQ Overseas Bases– Gibraltar
  • Government of Gibraltar
  • Gibraltar Financial Services Commission
  • Political comment and live webcam
  • Gibraltar Ornithological & Natural History Society GONHS
  • Gibraltar, CIA Factbook
  • Jewish Gibraltar, The Jerusalem Post
  • WIKI on Gibraltar
  • Gibraltar Local Disability Movement
  • Literary Figures with connections to Gibraltar, 1700–1900
  • Musicians with Gibraltar connections, 1600–1950
Television, radio and news media
  • Gibraltar Broadcasting Corporation (with radio streaming)
  • BFBS - British Forces Broadcasting Gibraltar
  • Gibfocus
  • Gibnews
Newspapers with online editions
  • The Gibraltar Chronicle
  • Panorama Daily
  • VOX - Gibraltar weekly, with site updated daily
  • The New People
Image galleries
  • Gibraltar Panoramic Tour 360°
  • Gibraltar Image Databank based in Gibraltar
  • Gibraltar Photographs
  • Gibraltarian Photographer
  • Gibraltar National Day & Landmarks
  • The Gibraltar Photo Gallery
  • Photos of Gibraltar
  • Photos of Gibraltar
  • Gibraltar Photographers
  • Straights of Gibraltar
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