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Balearic Islands: Cities and Vacations

Balearic Islands Vacations: information about the history of Balearic Islands and cities.

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3/7/2010
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The Balearic Islands is an archipelago in west Mediterranean Sea and is near to the east coast of the Iberian Peninsula. As per the Lycophrn's Alexandra verses, the islands were known as Gymnesiae.
Its population as per the 2008 estimates was 1,071, 221 and has a total area of 4,992 square kilometers.
It is also one of the foremost tourist areas in the country.


Devesh 8/12/2013 At 06:46
Calviá 8
Calviá is a metropolis on the isle of Majorca of Balearic Islands region in Spain. It is the second largest populated city of this state and therefore, has a large number of visitors visiting this city. The most important cultural event of this place is the Santa Ponsa, which was conducted on 10th of September. This city has its own provincial cathedral the Sante Ihoannes Caviano. Even though this city is quite popular. The municipality doesn’t have its flag of its own. The city is a vivid tourist center. It has around 15 beaches and few sports complex. Because of so many tourists visiting this city, it is considered to be the richest town of Europe. Calvia has a number of professional golf courses, water parks. The world Chess Olympiad was once conducted in this city. When one talks...

Devesh 8/12/2013 At 09:37
Palma de Mallorca 9
Palma de Mallorca is a chief isle and port in the region of Majorca and is the capital of Balearic Islands in Spain. The Plaça d'Espanya is the transportation center of this city. The old city has streets which take us back to the Arab times. These streets are quiet narrow and are mostly filled with tourists. The place is quiet and is surrounded by mostly building and houses. There are few galleries and museums around the end of the old city. Towards the old town there is built the famous Cathedral known as the Convent of the Cathedral and the Banys Àrabs. Football is the main sport of this town; tennis and road cycling are also very taken care off by the people. There is a harbor with a castle od Bellver around the sea port and is very mesmerizing. Sea food is a staple of this area and...

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