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Last verified: Thursday, 9. April 2020 at 07:42 AM

Gibraltar Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon Please reconsider your need to travel to Gibraltar

Local Situation: 4.0 / 5

Please reconsider your need to travel to Gibraltar. We detected travel advisories from one source for this country.

Regional Situation: 3.8 / 5

Gibraltar shares a land border with Spain. For these two countries, the Advisory Index is 3.8.

Current informationen on Covid-19 in Gibraltar

There are currently 120 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Gibraltar. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently no officially reported deaths related to this disease in Gibraltar.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for Gibraltar

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Gibraltar.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Gibraltar from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 4.0 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

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The Canadian goverment suggests: Avoid non-essential travel.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/gibraltar

Individual rating changes for Gibraltar

This is the recent history of individual changes of travel advices that affected the total asessment of Gibraltar. Most recent events first.

Changes from March 22nd 2020

The total rating for Gibraltar changed from 0.0 to 4.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Canadian government issued a new warning for Gibraltar with a rating of 4.0.

About Gibraltar

Gibraltar with its capital Gibraltar is a country in Europe (Southern Europe), more than 10 times the size of The National Mall in Washington, D.C. (7 km²). The country is located Southwestern Europe, bordering the Strait of Gibraltar, which links the Mediterranean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, on the southern coast of Spain. The climate can be described as Mediterranean with mild winters and warm summers. The landscape is a narrow coastal lowland borders the Rock of Gibraltar. With a population of less than a million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Gibraltar
Population less than one million
Size 7 km²
Size comparable to more than 10 times the size of The National Mall in Washington, D.C.
Common languages English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Currency Pound (short: GIP)
Common voltage (electricity) 240V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900
International phone prefix +350
Internet Top Level Domain .gi
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 GI
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 GIB
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 292

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Gibraltar is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • limited natural freshwater resources: large concrete or natural rock water catchments collect rainwater (no longer used for drinking water) and adequate desalination plant

Natural hazzards

  • no streams or large bodies of water on the peninsula (all potable water comes from desalination)
  • occasional droughts

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Gibraltar. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. banking
  2. finance
  3. ship repairing
  4. tobacco
  5. tourism

Gibraltar Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Gibraltar.

Export products

  1. (principally reexports) petroleum
  2. manufactured goods

Import products

  1. foodstuffs
  2. fuels
  3. manufactured goods

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Gibraltar?

Gibraltar is currently rated at 4,0 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 1 official sources. Please reconsider your need to travel to Gibraltar.

Is it safe to travel Gibraltar in 2020?

The score is rather high (4,0) and you should avoid all non-essential travel to Gibraltar. Maybe pick another location.

How many travel advisories do you know for Gibraltar?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 1 individual sources for Gibraltar.

What is the current Corona virus situation in Gibraltar?

There are currently 120 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Gibraltar. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently no officially reported deaths related to this disease in Gibraltar.

What is the size of Gibraltar?

Gibraltar has a size of 7 km² or 3 mi² which is more than 10 times the size of The National Mall in Washington, D.C..

Common Frequently Asked Questions

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