Charles V Wall

The Charles V Wall is a 16th-century defensive curtain wall that forms part of the fortifications of the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar. It was built in 1540 and strengthened in 1552 by Holy Roman Emperor Charles V.

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The , also known as the Rock, is a monolithic limestone promontory located in the territory of , near the southwestern tip of on the . is situated 460 meters southeast of Charles V Wall. Photo: Gibnews, Public domain.

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St. Michael's Cave or Old St. Michael's Cave is the name given to a network of limestone caves located within the Upper Rock Nature Reserve in the British Overseas Territory of , at a height of over 300 metres above sea level. is situated 670 meters south of Charles V Wall. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.

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is a sea-level cave in the British overseas territory of . is situated 1¼ km south of Charles V Wall. Photo: Gibmetal77, CC BY 3.0.

is a cave in the British Overseas Territory of . is situated 200 meters north of Charles V Wall. Photo: Rockysantos, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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, colloquially known as The Rock or Gib, is an overseas territory of the at the entrance to the Mediterranean Sea. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a bay and fishing village in , on the eastern side of away from Westside. Photo: Malcolm Tredinnick, CC BY 2.0.

is a city in the province of southwestern , just over the border from . Photo: tiger rus, CC BY 3.0.

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