In the year 950 a.C. the Muslims arrived at the zone of the modern Gibraltar. In 1160 the first settlement of Gibraltar was founded . In 1303 Gibraltar became part of the Spanish kingdom but in 1333 became a territory of the Meriníes dinasty when the Muslims conquered Spain. In 1462 it became Spanish again . After losing the War of Succcesion of Spain by the archiduke Carles of Austria, Gibraltar became a territory of the United Kingdom.
Spain tried to recover Gibraltar some years later but they couldn’t .
Gibraltar is a Mediterranian port. It has got different cultures like Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, and others. 2/3 of the in habitants of Gibraltar are originally from Gibraltar. The rest of the people are from the European Union and the Spanish people only go to Gibraltar to work and in the afternoon come back to Spain to sleep.
Border of Gibraltar
Government and geography
Gibraltar is a region with a local government.The governor of Gibraltar is appointed by the UK .The Parliament is changed every 4 years
Gibraltar is in the European Union since 1972.
The country is in t he south of the Iberic peninsula.It is 6km long and 1.2km wide.
Economy The economy activities are influenced by the fact that it is very small piece of land. The primary sector doesn’t exist. The secondary sector has a little industry of drinks The principal economical source is the tertiary sector: the maritime business, the tourism, and the activities related to administration.
The monkeys of Gibraltar can only be found in north of Africa, and in Gibraltar.
They are small, 75cm, and they weight 13kg, the hair is light brown.
It is estimated that the total population, about 1,200 to 2,000, is endangered.
The monkeys are young up to the age of 3, after that they become adults.