Gibraltar

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Updates: 

I updated the population and added a population history.

Country overview: 

Short nameGIBRALTAR
ISO codeGI
FIPS codeGI
LanguageEnglish (en)
Time zone+1 ~
CapitalGibraltar

 

Gibraltar has been a British colony since 1713.

Other names of country: 

  1. French: Gibraltar m
  2. Italian: Gibilterra f
  3. Icelandic: Gíbraltar
  4. Russian: Гибралтар
  5. Spanish: Gibraltar m
  6. Turkish: Cebelitarık

Origin of name: 

Arabic jabal Tariq: mountain of Tariq, for Tariq ibn Ziyad, Berber chieftain who conquered the peninsula in 711.

Primary subdivisions: 

Gibraltar has no known administrative divisions.

CountryHASCPopulationArea(km.²)Area(mi.²)Capital
GibraltarGI.GI27,49562Gibraltar
  • Country: This division is the whole of the country,
    treated as a division for compatibility.
  • HASC: Two-letter code for international compatibility (defined by the author).
  • Population: 2001-11-12 census

Territorial extent: 

Gibraltar occupies a small peninsula with a very short border with Spain. There is a narrow neutral zone along the border.

Population history:

DatePopulation
17531,816
17672,710
17773,201
17873,386
17912,890
181410,136
183415,002
184415,823
187118,695
187818,014
188118,381
189119,100
190120,355
191119,120
192118,061
193117,405
1951-07-0320,845
1961-10-0321,636
1970-10-0624,672
1981-11-0926,479
1991-10-1426,703
2001-11-1227,495

Sources: 

  1. [1] Census of Gibraltar 2001 . Government of Gibraltar, Statistics Office (retrieved 2011-04-10).
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