Gibraltar profile

British-style phone booths Gibraltar has retained several British connections, such as these phone booths
  • Territory: Gibraltar
  • Status: Self-governing British Overseas Territory
  • Population: 29.4 (UN Demographic Yearbook System 2010)
  • Capital: Gibraltar town
  • Area: 6.8 sq km (2.6 sq miles)
  • Major languages: English, Spanish
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 79 years (men), 83 years (women)
  • Monetary unit: Gibraltar pound (British pound sterling also circulates)
  • Main exports: Petroleum (re-exports), manufactured goods
  • GDP per capita: US $50,000 (Government of Gibraltar estimate, 2010)
  • Internet domain: .gi
  • International dialling code: +350

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