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Balearic Islands

Balearic Islands Facts

Balearic facts
  • Name: Balearic Islands, a territory of Spain since 1349
  • Capital City: Palma de Mallorca (401,270 pop.)
  • Balearic Population: 1,106,049 (2010 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Euro
    (conversion rates)

    euro
    20 Euros
  • Ethnicity: Spanish 87%, Latin Americans 7%, Western Europeans 3%, African and Middle Eastern 2%, other 1%
  • GDP total: unknown
  • GDP per capita: unknown
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Catalan (official), Spanish (official)
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Palma de Mallorca, Ibiza Town, Ciutadella de Menorca, Mao, Santa Eularia des Riu
  • Name: Derived from the Greek word ballo ('to launch'), which refers to the skills of the people as slingers (a type of weaponry).
  • National Day: October 12
  • Religion: Catholic, others
  • Symbols