territory which is a peninsula on the southern tip of Europe
, unfortunately attached to Spain.
Strategically connects the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean
and Northern Africa.
Gibraltar was captured by Arabs in 711 and passed to the Spanish
took control in 1704 during the War of the Spanish
Succession, and although Spain has made repeated claims
to regain the territory they will never succeed as the Gibraltarians (also known as llanitos
) are 99% opposed
to shared sovereignty of any kind and wish to remain