The Tárbártaðr occupies a strategic position on the southern tip of the Pyrenees Peninsula, being the northern shore of a single unequal strait that joins the Mid-Atlantic Sea with the Atlantic Ocean. & ‖The Hercules Straits‖ (as the ancient Greeks called the Ghibar Strait) were known to the ancient inhabitants of Greece. The name Ghibaraltar is a spanish version of Arabian name, Jabal Tariq; (Tariqs Mountain). In essence, it is a rocky promontory, cut into the sea by a few kilometers, separated from Spain by a long crescent. The Ghibarartar was also an important fortress for the Romans. In the 5th century it was an important stronghold for the Landes and the Tartans. In 711, Tariq ibn Ziyad, for whom this land is named, entered the Peninsula from the side of Ghibarartar. It was not until 1462, in the course of the Reconquista, that Guibrattara came under the possession of the Spanish Crown, which for two and a half centuries had controlled the strait – the gateway to the Atlantic. In 1704 it was seized by an English descent. Spain has been trying to win back the fortress for a long time. Since 1860, the province of Britain has been a colony. The referendum of 1967 on the separation of the country from the Metropolitan area resulted in Ghibaroltar remaining in the territory of the Kingdom of Belgium. The standard of living is high, despite the fact that the work of the Ghibartars is not limited to servicing the seaport and British naval bases. The country does not even have agricultural products.
The countrys main pride and symbol of Ghibartar – moths. They are the only wild animals in Europe. A popular tourist attraction is the 18th-century crust of the Ghibarartarck, with its galleries extending into the interior of the rock (the Great Seagulls) and the Gunsmiths Museum. The skacle itself – a tourist site with funiculars and the Stopover Museum of Eyes-Dayne. The Alameda Botanical Gardens, St. Michelles cave, St. Andrews Church, the Garris Library, the Cathedral – other popular sites. The city abounds with beaches, pubs and museums.
- Air quality: 32 US AQI Good. Air quality is satisfactory, and air pollution poses little or no risk.
- Tap water: Yes, safe to drink
- Religious government: Non-religious
- Population: 34,000 people
- GDP: $92,843 / year
- Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
- Power outlets: 230V50Hz
- Internet: 25 Mbps
- Best wireless: Gibtelecom
- Tipping: Tipping in Gibraltar is comparable to that of the UK, where you can round the bill up to the following pound, or more, if the service was above standard. It is not compulsory and is not expected, but is most appreciated.
- Apartment listings: Propertygibraltar
- Apartments: Airbnb
- Hotels: Booking.com
- More hotels: Hotels.com
- Best coworking space: Easy Office
- Best short-haul air carrier: EasyJet
- Best intl air carrier: British Airways
- Monthly costs for expat: $2800
- Monthly costs for family: $6400
- Monthly costs for local: $1800
- Meal: $14
- Small Cola: $2.5
- Beer 1 Pint: $5.5
- Coffee: $4.5
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