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The island

In Ibiza, one of the Balearic Islands, nature, culture and fun galore await you by day and by night. Its beaches and coves compete in beauty with the landscapes of its inland areas. Come and discover this holiday destination, designated World Heritage by UNESCO, and get carried away by its special magic.
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Size

Area:            571 km2
Length:           40 km
Coastline:      210 km

Inhabitants

Ibiza has a population of 112.000 inhabitants, concentrated in the five municipalities in which it is divided: The capital Ibiza, Sant Antoni de Portmany, Sant Joan de Labritja, Sant Josep de sa Talaia and Santa EulÓria des Riu.

Biggest cities

Evissa (Ibiza)              43.000 inhabitants
Santa Eulalia del Río    26.000 inhabitants
San Antonio Abad        18.400 inhabitants
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Climate

Ibiza, located in the South of the Balearic Islands, is the third biggest island of the five that make up the archipelago. Its excellent climate (annual average maximum temperature of 22║C and minimum of 14 ║C) and a perfect balance between traditional lifestyle and a unique cosmopolitan setting has made it a much admired and sought-after location in the world. Average hours of sunshine per year: 2,883.1.

Economy

The main industry is the tourism. 75 % of the population get their income directly or indirectly from the tourism sector.
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Politics

Spain is a democratic country. The Balearic islands form one of the 17 autonomous provinces in Spain.

Religion

98 % of the inhabitants belong to the roman catholic church.

Language

Eventhough the Balearic islands belong to Spain, the native language on the islands is not Spanish Catalan. Catalan is the official language of the province and is also used at schools. People also speak spanish of course.
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