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Gibraltar

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  1. a British overseas territory located near the southernmost tip of the Iberian Peninsula overlooking the Strait of Gibraltar

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  2. The territory shares a border with Spain to the north

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  3. has historically been an important base for the British Armed Forces and is the site of a Royal Navy base

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  4. The name of the territory is derived from the Arabic name Jabal Tāriq (جبل طارق), meaning "mountain of Tariq"

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  5. It refers to the geological formation, the Rock of Gibraltar, which in turn was named for the Berber Umayyad general Tariq ibn-Ziyad who led the initial incursion into Iberia in advance of the main Moorish force in 711 under the command of Umayyad Ca

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