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  Gibraltar
Gibraltar is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom.
However, the army garrison is provided by the Royal Gibraltar Regiment, originally a part-time reserve force which was placed on the permanent establishment of the British Army in 1990 upon the withdrawal of the British garrison.
Its terrain is a narrow coastal lowland bordering the 426-metre-high Rock of Gibraltar.
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 Gibraltar Article, Gibraltar Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Governor of Gibraltar, appointed by Queen Elizabeth II, is responsible for defence, foreign relations,internal security and financial stability.
Bythe first half of the 18th century the concept of the three-mile wide sovereign territorial sea emerged, this was eventuallyadopted by most countries as the basis of marine jurisdiction, until the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982, which enteredinto force in 1995, set a new standard of 12 nautical miles.
Gibraltar's territorial waters currently extend up to 3 nauticalmiles, but could be extended if required — the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea set a standard of the latter distance for all of its signatories.
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 The World Factbook 2004 -- Gibraltar
Strategically important, Gibraltar was ceded to Great Britain by Spain in the 1713 Treaty of Utrecht; the British garrison was formally declared a colony in 1830.
Gibraltar benefits from an extensive shipping trade, offshore banking, and its position as an international conference center.
In recent years, Gibraltar has seen major structural change from a public to a private sector economy, but changes in government spending still have a major impact on the level of employment.
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 ipedia.com: Communications in Gibraltar Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
As part of its restrictions, Spain refuses to recognise Gibraltar's international dialling code +350 instead treating Gibraltar as part of the Cadiz province's telephone exchange, using the code 9567.
The Gibraltar Broadcasting Corporation operates Radio Gibraltar on both FM and AM, and a local television channel, GBC TV transmitting on VHF Channel 12 with UHF repeaters.
Most homes have access to satellite television from the United Kingdom, and also receive television and radio from Spain.
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