Mallorca

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Majorca
Mallorca
Native name:
Mallorca
Flag of Mallorca.svg
Flag of Majorca
Administration
Autonomous CommunityBalearic Islands
ProvinceBalearic Islands
Capital and largest cityPalma (pop. 404,681)
Demographics
Population869,067 (1 January 2010)
Pop. density238.75/km2 (618.36/sq mi)

Majorca (or Mallorca) is a Spanish island in the Mediterranean Sea. It is the largest of the Balearic Islands. About 869,067 people (as of January 1, 2010) live on Mallorca, making it the most populated island of Spain. Palma de Mallorca is the capital of Mallorca. Palma has a population of 375,000. Mallorca has one international airport, one university and its own subway. The economy of the island depends on the tourism industry.

Other important cities in Mallorca are Calvià (43.499), Manacor (35.908), Llucmajor (29.891), Marratxí (28.237), Inca (26.504), Felanitx (16.566), Pollença (15.987), Alcúdia (15.897) and Sóller (12.521).