Balearic Islands

archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea

The Balearic Islands (official name, Catalan: Illes Balears) are an autonomous community of Spain, formed by the Balearic Islands Province. The main islands are Mallorca (English: Majorca), Minorca, Ibiza (also called Eivissa) and Formentera. The capital is Palma de Mallorca, and other cities are Mahon, Ibiza, Inca, Ciutadella, and Calvia.

Balearic Islands
Illes Balears  (Catalan)1
Islas Baleares  (Spanish)
Flag of the Balearic Islands
Coat-of-arms of the Balearic Islands
Anthem: La Balanguera
Map of the Balearic Islands
Location of the Balearic Islands east of mainland Spain
Coordinates: 39°30′N 3°00′E / 39.500°N 3.000°E / 39.500; 3.000Coordinates: 39°30′N 3°00′E / 39.500°N 3.000°E / 39.500; 3.000
CapitalPalma de Mallorca
The Balearic Islands together with parts of Spain