Gibraltar at a glance

Gibraltar supplement: December 2009

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FACTSName of territory: GibraltarStatus: self-governing part of UK, claimed by SpainPopulation: 28,875 (Jan 2008 estimate)GDP (PPP): $1,066 millionGDP per capita: $38,200Currency: Gibraltar pound (GIP)Capital: Gibraltar TownArea: 5.8 km2 (2.25 sq miles)Major languages: English, SpanishVernacular: LlanitoMajor religion: ChristianityEthnic groups: Gibraltarian (of mixed Genoese, Maltese, Portuguese and Andalusiandescent), other British, Moroccan and IndianLife expectancy: 76 (men), 82 (women)Ma