Culture of Gibraltar
People in Gibraltar speak the English language. The followers of Christianity are the religious majority in the country. 100% of Gibraltar's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Gibraltar. The rate of urbanization in Gibraltar is considered to be 0.1. According to data on inbound tourists in Gibraltar, 12,000,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.
The national anthem of Gibraltar is called 'The Gibraltar Anthem'. It was adopted in 1994. Both the music and the lyrics have been composed by Peter Emberley.
The first McDonalds in Gibraltar was opened on 08/13/1999. At the moment Gibraltar has 1 operating McDonalds restaurants. The number of operating McDonalds restaurants in a country is indicative of the influence of Western culture and globalization in that country. Operating McDonalds restaurants could also have a direct impact on the health of a nation's citizens. Around 11% of the population of Gibraltar are obese.
The rate of alcohol consumption in Gibraltar and the relative distribution of different alcohol types are unknown, which might indicate the lack of traditional alcohol distribution industry.
One of the most popular national dishes of Gibraltar is calentita.