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Gibraltar Introduction 2000

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Strategically important Gibraltar was ceded to Great Britain by Spain in 1713. In a 1967 referendum, Gibraltarians ignored Spanish pressure and voted overwhelmingly to remain a British dependency.

NOTE: The information regarding Gibraltar on this page is re-published from the 2000 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Gibraltar Introduction 2000 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Gibraltar Introduction Issues 2000 should be addressed to the CIA.