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1920s, Majorca / Mallorca, Mediterranean Sea, Balearic Islands, Palma coast, binocular view Palma coast, Bellver Castle, boats, lighthouse, medieval bastion, Palma Cathedral, harbor, palm lined quay, stairs leading up to old town, Town Hall / City Hall, outdoor market, outdoor concert, electric train traveling past wine bar, car driving on road near Miramar, gardens of Alfabia, car driving up winding road, Puerto de Soller, old port, medieval structures along sea, car driving up winding road
Majorca (or Mallorca) is an island located in the Mediterranean Sea, one of the Balearic Islands. It is the largest by area and second most populated island of Spain (after Tenerife in the Canary Islands).
The capital of the island, Palma, is also the capital of the autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. The Cabrera Archipelago is administratively grouped with Majorca (in the municipality of Palma). The anthem of Majorca is La Balanguera.
Like the other Balearic Islands of Ibiza, Formentera and Minorca, the island is a highly popular holiday destination, particularly for tourists from Germany, the United Kingdom, Ireland and the Scandinavian countries. The name derives from Latin insula maior, "larger island"; later Maiorica, "the larger one" in comparison to Minorca, "the smaller one.