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The Rock of Gibraltar ("The Rock") was one of the Pillars of Hercules, known to the Romans as Mons Calpe, the other pillar, Mons Abyla, is on the African side of the Gibraltar Strait. In ancient times the two points marked the limit to the known world. The Rock is home to approximately 250 Barbary Macaques. Tourists also enjoy the elaborate network of tunnels. Located on the southwestern tip of Europe on the Iberian Peninsula, The Rock was a territory Spain and UK disputed over for…

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Rock of Gibraltar - monolithic limestone promontory located in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar, off the southwestern tip of Europe on the Iberian Peninsula

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