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Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula. It is bordered by Spain to the north and the Strait of Gibraltar to the south. Gibraltar operates under a parliamentary system and is a self-governing territory within the British monarchy. It has been a British territory since it was formerly ceded by Spain to Britain as part of the 1713 Treaty of Utrecht. The territory's iconic landmark is the Rock of Gibraltar, a towering limestone formation that offers views of the surrounding area. Gibraltar is known for its strategic location, serving as an important naval base and a key gateway between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. The economy of Gibraltar thrives on financial services, tourism, and shipping. The territory's multicultural population enjoys a vibrant lifestyle, with a fusion of British, Spanish, and Mediterranean influences. Gibraltar's rich history, diverse wildlife, and duty-free shopping make it a tourist attraction.