How did Gibraltar get its name?
Gibraltar is from the Spanish derivation of the Arabic meaning "mountain of Tariq" (Jabal Tāriq)
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Gibraltar is a British colony, an overseas territory of the UK.. It's a tiny area, less than six square kilometers (2.2 sq miles). The Rock of Gibraltar itself looks over the… area, standing nearly 430 meters (1,400 feet) high.. Gibraltar's location is important. It stands at the mouth of the Mediterranean, at the bottom of the Iberian peninsula, and only 20km (12 miles) from the north coast of Africa.. It has a NATO base, including a port and airstrip.. Tourists enjoy the cheap alcohol and tobacco available because of the Rock's tax-free status.. And of course there are the famous apes. They were brought over from North Africa by British soldiers, and now roam freely on the Rock..
Gibraltar is located in Europe.
the name for the straits is tarifa
Tarik a Black Moorish general that conquered the Iberian pennisula.
The name came from Spain in the early 1600's B.C.; the name is Tarifa and across the strait is his neighbor Tangiers.
Gibraltar is part of the European continent
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On the way to capture a three-bodied monster (his tenth labor), Hercules balances two giant rocks at Gibraltar and Ceuta, on either side of the strait between Spain and Morocc…o.
characteristics of gibraltar
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North Africa and Spain
Ray Gibraltar's birth name is Ray Defante Gibraltar.
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In the ancient world it was known as the " Pillarsof Hercules "