The Balearic Islands are an archipelago of Spain in the Mediterranean Sea, near the eastern coast of the Iberian Peninsula.
It is made up of a number of islands, the four largest being:
- Majorca (aka Mallorca)
- Minorca (aka Menorca)
The four largest islands are: Majorca, Minorca, Ibiza and Formentera. The archipelago forms an autonomous community and a province of Spain, with Palma as the capital city. The co-official languages in the Balearic Islands are Catalan and Castillan Spanish. The current Statute of Autonomy declares the Balearic Islands as one nationality of Spain.