The word “Gibraltar” comes from the Arabic phrase “Jabal al Tariq”.
Despite being close to Spain, Gibraltar is a British territory.
The Rock of Gibraltar and a North African peak together form the “Pillars of Hercules”.
Gibraltar is famed for the “Europa Point”.
Gibraltar has an underground labyrinth that has played a part in major wars.
There are regular inter-continental ferries and services.
There is a plan for an undersea inter-continental tunnel.
Gibraltar is one of the most crowded straits in the world.
The ocean currents bring in different species of marine life.
How the straits actually came to be formed?