The climate is typically
Mediterranean with mild winters and warm dry summers, although May to
September can get very hot and humid. There is no rainy season, but most
rain falls in the winter months when the average temperature is 59 F (15
C). In summer the temperature hovers around 86 F (30 C).
The official language of
Gibraltar is English, and is used by the Government and in schools.Most
locals are bilingual, also speaking Spanish, due to Gibraltar's
proximity to Spain.
The Gibraltar pound (currency sign: ; banking code: GIP) is the currency
of Gibraltar. It is exchangeable with the UK pound sterling at par
Gibraltar is a British overseas territory located on the southern end of
the Iberian Peninsula at the entrance of the Mediterranean. A peninsula
with an area of 6.843 square kilometres, it has a northern border with
Spain. The Rock of Gibraltar is the major landmark of the region. At its
foot is the densely populated city area, home to almost 30, 000
Gibraltarians and other nationalities.
Gibraltar Capital is the city of Gibraltar. Gibraltar Capital is also
the largest city of Gibraltar.