Gibraltar's flag is a banner of arms based on the territory's coat of arms. It is made up of two horizontal bands of white and red (the top one is double width), with a red castle with three towers in the center of the white band. A gold key hangs from the castle's gate and is centered in the red band.
The flag is distinct among British Overseas Territories in that it lacks the Union Jack and is not a British ensign. It was made legal in 1982.
The castle on the flag does not represent any individual castle in Gibraltar, but rather represents the entire stronghold. The key symbolizes Gibraltar's strategic importance as a key to Spain by the Moors and Spaniards, and then as a key to the Mediterranean by the British.
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Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located on the southern coast of Spain, at the entrance to the Mediterranean Sea. It is a small territory, with a land area of just over 6 square miles and a population of approximately 34,000 people. The capital of Gibraltar is Gibraltar, which is also the largest city.
Gibraltar has a Mediterranean climate, with mild winters and hot summers. The territory is known for its beautiful beaches and rocky cliffs, which are home to a number of important species of birds and plants.
The economy of Gibraltar is primarily based on tourism, with the territory attracting millions of visitors each year. The financial sector is also an important contributor to the economy, with Gibraltar being home to a number of international banks and financial services companies. The territory is also an important port, with a significant amount of shipping passing through its waters.
As a British Overseas Territory, Gibraltar is a full part of the European Union, but it is not part of the United Kingdom. The territory is self-governing, with a chief minister as the head of government and a governor as the representative of the British government.
|Country codes||GI, GIB (ISO 3166-1)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET) • Summer (DST) • UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Population density||3369 per Km2 (8,726 people per mi2)|
|Urban Population||100% of the population is urban (33,691 people in 2020)|
|Total area||The total land area is 10 Km2 (4 sq. miles)|
|Highest point||Rock of Gibraltar (426 m, 1 398 ft)|
|Lowest point||Strait of Gibraltar|
|GDP per capita||$ / (World Bank, 2021)|
|Currency||Gibraltar pound (£, GIP)|
|Internet TLD||.gi (click here to find and register domain name)|
|Country Wikipedia Page||Gibraltar Wikipedia Page|
Main Cities by Population in Gibraltar