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  Gibraltar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gibraltar was named at that time as one of the Pillars of Hercules, after the legend of the creation of the Straits of Gibraltar.
The Marinids ceded Gibraltar to the Nasri Kingdom of Granada in 1374.
The Rock of Gibraltar is a popular tourist attraction, particularly among British tourists and residents in the southern coast of Spain.
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 Gibraltar pound - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Since 1927, Gibraltar has issued its own banknotes and, since 1988, its own coins, although British coins and banknotes continue to circulate and are widely accepted; Euros are also accepted by most of the high-street stores.
Gibraltar decimalized in 1971 at the same time as the UK.
Gibraltar issued notes are actually denominated as Pound Sterling as are all bank accounts.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gibraltar_pound   (154 words)

  
 Gibraltar pound: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Gibraltar pound coin[For more, click on this link]
Iso 4217 is an international standard describing three letter codes to define the names of currencies established by the international organization for standardization...
The pound sterling, which strictly speaking refers to basic currency unit of sterling, now the pound, can generally refer to the currency of the united kingdom (uk)....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/g/gi/gibraltar_pound.htm   (236 words)

  
 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Gibraltar pound   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Gibraltar Europe is conventionally considered one of the seven continents of Earth which, in this case, is more a cultural and political distinction than a physiographic one, leading to various perspectives about Europes borders.
Gibraltar is a part of the European Union, although some aspects of European law and convention, such as the Customs Union and Common Agricultural Policy, do not apply here.
The Jersey pound is the pound sterling issued in Jersey.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Gibraltar-pound   (1316 words)

  
 Gib Constitution & Legal System
Gibraltar is a peninsula with approximately 3 square miles situated at the southernmost tip of Spain.
The Rock of Gibraltar was formerly ceded, in perpetuity, to Britain by the Treaty of Utrecht of 1713.
Gibraltar's Sovereignty is assured by the preamble to the Gibraltar Constitution Order 1969 in which Britain assures the people of Gibraltar that Britain will never enter into arrangements under which the people of Gibraltar would pass under the sovereignty of another state against their freely and democratically expressed wishes.
www.gibraltar.gov.gi /gov_depts/finance/gib_const_legal_services.htm   (1144 words)

  
 Gibraltar-The Rock
Gibraltar is a part of our Polish history because of the famous and never solved mystery of an airplane crash with Polish Prime Minister onboard.
Gibraltar is widely known as a duty free zone so many Spaniards and other tourists go there for cheaper whisky, brandy and vodka as well as for digital cameras and other electronic devices.
It also details the development of Gibraltar as a military fortress and the sixteen sieges it has suffered in seven hundred years as well as the social, economic, and political growth of Gibraltar into a self-governing colony.
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 CNBC Europe - IBN - Country Reports - Gibraltar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The peninsula that is Gibraltar is in south-west Europe, bordering the Strait of Gibraltar on the southern coast of Spain.
Gibraltar was ceded to Britain in 1713 under the Treaty of Utrecht, which continues to be the legal basis on which British sovereignty over Gibraltar rests.
Gibraltar's financial sector is regulated by a Financial Services Commission (FSC), appointed by the Governor and made up of UK and Gibraltar senior financial experts.
www.cnbceurope.com /ibn/special/country/gibraltar   (479 words)

  
 Commonwealth Member Countries
Gibraltar, at the mouth of the Mediterranean sea, is connected to Spain by a 1.6km-long sandy isthmus.
To the west, across the Bay of Gibraltar, is the Spanish port of Algeciras; across the Strait of Gibraltar, 21km to the south, is Morocco.
Gibraltar Airport is 1km north of the town centre on the North Front (the neck of the territory leading to Spain).
www.thecommonwealth.org /Templates/YearbookInternal.asp?NodeID=140426   (1459 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Gibraltar Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Governor of Gibraltar, appointed by Queen Elizabeth II, is responsible for defence, foreign relations, internal security and financial stability.
A visit by Princess Anne in June 2004, the brief return of HMS Tireless in July 2004, together with a visit by Geoff Hoon, the UK Defence Secretary, for the tercentenary celebrations of the cession were subjects of complaint by the Spanish government.
Gibraltar's territorial waters currently extend up to 3 nautical miles, but could be extended to 12 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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 Gibraltar -- Info in Brief and Cost of Doing Business
Gibraltar is a dependent territory of the United Kingdom and part of the European Union under Section 227(4) of the Treaty of Rome 1973 and the Act of Accession of the same year, with exemption from the Common Customs Tariff, Value Added Tax and the Common Agricultural Policy.
This means that Gibraltar as a domicile fully meets the conditions necessary for Gibraltar insurers to operate in both the UK and other member states on the basis of their Gibraltar licence.
The passport allows insurers incorporated and licensed in Gibraltar to insure risks in other EU states by a process of notification by the Gibraltar Commissioner of Insurance to the regulatory body in the host state (where the risk is situated).
www.captive.com /showcase/gibraltar/gibraltar.html   (519 words)

  
 Foreign & Commonwealth Office Country Profiles
Chief Minister: Hon Peter Caruana QC The peninsula that is Gibraltar is in Europe, bordering the Strait of Gibraltar on the southern coast of Spain.
Gibraltar was ceded to Britain in 1713 under the Treaty of Utrecht.
Gibraltar is within the European Community by virtue of Article 299(4) of the Treaty of Rome that established the European Community.
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 gibraltar map and information page
Gibraltar, a self-governing British colony, is a small, narrow peninsula, located at the southern edge of Spain.
Over the centuries, Gibraltar's unique position at the western entrance of the Mediterranean Sea, made it the focus of territorial power struggles.
The Gibraltar pages are currently being revised, but you can find additional information about the history of the colony here.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/europe/gi.htm   (353 words)

  
 About Gibraltar - Travel, Maps, Flag and Information
Gibraltar is an Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom on the southern part of the Iberian Peninsular at the entrance of the Mediterranean south of Spain.
A majority of 98.97 percent of the Gibraltar population voted in a referendum in November 2002 not to share sovereignty with Spain.
Gibraltar is a part of the European Union, having joined under the British Treaty of Accession, with exemption from some areas such as the Customs Union & Common Agricultural Policy.
www.canadiancontent.net /profiles/Gibraltar.html   (747 words)

  
 Economy and Government - Gibraltar - Europe
The Gibraltar pound is at par with the pound sterling.
Gibraltar is administered by a governor, who is the representative of the Crown.
The governor is advised by the Gibraltar Council, which consists of five elected and four ex officio members.
www.countriesquest.com /europe/gibraltar/economy_and_government.htm   (149 words)

  
 Charles A Gomez & Co - Company Incorporation And Management   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Gibraltar is a self-governing British territory situated at the western entrance to the Mediterranean.
Gibraltar entered the EEC as a dependant territory under Article 227(4) of the Treaty of Rome in 1973 on the accession of the United Kingdom into the Community.
The currency in Gibraltar is the Gibraltar Pound which is at par with the pound sterling.
www.gomezco.gi /compinc.htm   (622 words)

  
 Gibraltar Southern Europe/Mediterranean - Cruise Reivews.com
Gibraltar is a large promontory of jurassic limestone, situated in the western entrance to the Mediterranean.
In 1462 Spain recovered Gibraltar from the Arabs, but during the War of the Spanish Succession in 1704, it was taken by British troops and under the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713 it was given to Britain.
The town of Gibraltar is an 18th-century British Regency town built on a 15th-century Spanish town which was, in turn, built on a 12th-century Moorish town.
www.cruise-reviews.com /port_info/port_detail.asp?fPortID=151   (1937 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Country profiles | Regions and territories: Gibraltar
The British overseas territory of Gibraltar, a limestone outcrop on the southern tip of the Iberian peninsula, occupies a commanding position at the western gateway to the Mediterranean Sea.
Gibraltar is self-governing in all areas except defence and foreign policy.
Gibraltar's 1969 constitution states that there can be no transfer of sovereignty to Spain against the wishes of locals.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/europe/country_profiles/3851047.stm   (493 words)

  
 Gibraltar -- Frequently Asked Questions
Far from being politically unstable, therefore, Gibraltar has legal and political reasons in terms of its relationship with Britain to consider itself safe from anything other than an act of aggression from the Spanish government, which is obviously unthinkable in today's Europe.
Gibraltar has put in place the most comprehensive legal framework and the most rigorous regulatory system in the EU with regard to money-laundering.
In addition, the Gibraltar Financial Intelligence Unit (GFIU) has been established, a joint venture between the Royal Gibraltar Police and the Gibraltar Customs Service, and headed by Gerry Turpin, who is an officer seconded from the UK experienced in the subject matter.
www.captive.com /showcase/gibraltar/gibraltar4.html   (1098 words)

  
 Welcome to RM Online
Gibraltar is situated at the southern end of the Iberian Peninsular and covers an area of approximately 2.75 square miles.
The units of currency in Gibraltar are the Pound Sterling and the Gibraltar Pound, which is at par with the Pound Sterling.
Companies incorporated in Gibraltar, owned by non-residents of Gibraltar and managed and controlled by directors who reside and hold their board meetings outside of Gibraltar will be considered as non-resident.
www.rmonline.com /gibr.htm   (515 words)

  
 TDS; Passports, Visas, Travel Documents
Gibraltar’s geographical location and its history as a British colony means that it can offer a large selection of British dishes as well as French, Spanish, American, Moroccan, Italian, Chinese and Indian cuisine.
The Gibraltar government also issues its own coins in denominations of Gib£5, 2 and 1, and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 pence.
Currency exchange: Tourists from the UK are strongly advised to change their unspent Gibraltar pounds into UK currency at parity in Gibraltar before departure as UK banks charge for exchanging the Gibraltar Pound.
www.traveldocs.com /gi/tips.htm   (257 words)

  
 Offshore Gibraltar Company Formation, Gibraltar Offshore Services
Gibraltar pounds per US dollar - 0.6981 (January 2002), 0.8977 (2001), 0.6596 (2000), 0.6180 (1999), 0.6037 (1998), 0.6106 (1997); note - the Gibraltar pound is at par with the British pound
An offshore company in Gibraltar or non-resident company, as it is locally called, is a company that is incorporated in Gibraltar, and owned, managed, and controlled by non-residents.
Gibraltar is one of the oldest European offshore centers with the most complete selection of offshore products and services.
www.ibcsonline.com /gibraltar-offshore.htm   (686 words)

  
 Next Stop: Gibraltar - New York Times
In May, representatives of the port of Gibraltar and its Spanish counterpart, Algeciras, held their first meetings to begin cooperation on safety and environmental issues.
In mid-October, Gibraltar's chief minister, Peter Caruana, announced a deal was close to permit joint Spanish use of the Gibraltar airport.
The traditional tourist draws of Gibraltar do not disappoint: stunning views of the entrance to the Mediterranean and the mountains of Morocco (including Jebel Musa, the other pillar of Hercules), St. Michael's cave, tunnels from the Great Siege of 1779-83, and, of course, the famous Barbary apes - Europe's only wild monkeys.
www.nytimes.com /2005/12/18/travel/18gibraltar.html?ex=1292562000&en=5a3b1aa1923e87db&ei=5088&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss   (758 words)

  
 Gibraltar
Gibraltar residents vote overwhelmingly in referendum against “total shared sovereignty” arrangement worked out between Spain and UK to change 300-year rule over colony.
Gibraltar, at the south end of the Iberian Peninsula, is a rocky promontory commanding the western entrance to the Mediterranean.
In reaction, the government of Gibraltar held a referendum in Nov. 2002 in which the population voted almost unanimously against shared sovereignty.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0108113.html   (435 words)

  
 Gibraltar Offshore Information
Gibraltar has an excellent reputation, is a cost effective bilingual (English and Spanish).jurisdiction within the EU but with special status.
Gibraltar is a peninsula of approximately three square miles at the southern most tip of Spain.  It is one of the legendary Pillars of Hercules, poised between the two continents of Europe and Africa and guarding the gateway to the Mediterranean.
It is associated with one of the oldest and longest established law firms in Gibraltar and includes amongst its directors Peter Albert Isola, a lawyer and Notary Public, who has substantial experience of offshore companies and trusts not only in Gibraltar but also in all the popular onshore and offshore jurisdictions.
www.fiduciarygroup.com /gibraltar_offshore_information.htm   (1651 words)

  
 Gibraltar Economy
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.
Gibraltar pounds per US dollar - 0.6661 (2002), 0.6944 (2001), 0.6596 (2000), 0.6180 (1999), 0.6037 (1998); note - the Gibraltar pound is at par with the British pound
www.traveldocs.com /gi/economy.htm   (225 words)

  
 Gibraltar Companies . Euroconsulta . Gibraltar Company Formation Companies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Gibraltar, which is a British crown Colony situated at the tip of Spain, has an estimated population of about 31 000.The legal system is based on the common law and statute law of England.
Although Britain is responsible for Gibraltar’s defence and foreign policy, Gibraltar is self-governing and its democratically elected House of Assembly enables Gibraltar to maintain its independent tax status and enact laws independently of Britain.
The details of the shareholders and directors are required to be kept on public record, but anonymity is retained by the use of nominees.
www.euroconsulta.com /companies/gibraltar.htm   (193 words)

  
 Articles - £   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Australian pound (until 1966, replaced by the Australian dollar) note: the Australian pound was also used in the Gilbert and Ellice Islands, Nauru, New Hebrides and Papua and New Guinea.
The Australian pound was replaced in the New Hebrides in 1977 by the New Hebrides franc.
New Zealand pound (until 1967, replaced by the New Zealand dollar) note: the New Zealand pound was also used in the Cook Islands and the Pitcairn Islands.
www.solidvacuums.com /articles/%c2%a3   (573 words)

  
 Global Home Page - Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
Gibraltar has now firmly established itself as a reputable finance centre, with sound regulation and attractive fiscal incentives for non-resident companies or individuals.
As a member of the European Union, under Article 227(4) of the Treaty of Rome, Gibraltar is subject to all European Law (except for value added tax, customs purposes and the common agricultural policy).
The unit of currency in Gibraltar is the Gibraltar Pound which is in monetory union with the United Kingdom pound sterling.
www.deloitte.gi /finance.html   (200 words)

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