Gibraltar Flag Meaning & Details


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 Gibraltar Flag
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  • two horizontal bands of white (top, double width) and red with a three-towered red castle in the center of the white band

  • hanging from the castle gate is a gold key centered in the red band

  • the design is that of Gibraltar's coat of arms granted on 10 July 1502 by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain

  • the castle symbolizes Gibraltar as a fortress, while the key represents Gibraltar's strategic importance - the key to the Mediterranean

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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook


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