Gibraltar, colloquially known as The Rock or Gib, is an overseas territory of the at the entrance to the Mediterranean Sea. It is bordered by to the north; is a short distance across the strait to the south.
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of Gibraltar, also known as , is a monolithic limestone promontory located in the territory of Gibraltar, near the southwestern tip of on the . Photo: Gibnews, Public domain.

Gibraltar International Airport or is the civilian airport that serves the British overseas territory of Gibraltar. is situated 2½ km north of Gibraltar. Photo: Jnpet, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a sea-level cave in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar. Photo: Gibmetal77, CC BY 3.0.

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The is the name given to a medieval fortification in Gibraltar comprising various buildings, gates, and fortified walls, with the dominant features being the Tower of Homage and the Gate House. Photo: James Cridland, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

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

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

is a coastal village and district of the municipality of of the , Andalucia, Spain. is situated 5 km northwest of Gibraltar. Photo: El Pantera, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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