Although Gibraltar is located at the tip of the Spanish mainland, it is a British overseas territory. It overlooks the Strait of Gibraltar. The area has a site of a Royal Navy base of the British Armed Forces.
The Rock of Gibraltar is the most famous natural landmark of Gibraltar. The coastline is about 7.5 miles long. There are two sides– the East Side enclosing Catalan Bay and Sandy Bay and the West Side which is a populated residential area.
Gibraltar’s economy is powered by financial services and tourism. Gibraltar is a popular stop for cruise ships and yachts. It attracts day visitors from Spain as well as tourists from other European nations and countries all over the world.