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Balearic Islands
Illes Balears (Catalan)
Islas Baleares (Spainyie)
Autonomous Commonty
Illes Balears1
Banner o the Balearic Islands
Flag
Coat o airms o the Balearic Islands
Coat of arms
Anthem: La Balanguera
Location o the Balearic Islands
Coordinates: 39°30′N 3°00′E / 39.500°N 3.000°E / 39.500; 3.000
Kintra  Spain
Caipital Palma
Government
 • Type Devolvit govrenment in a constitutional monarchy
 • Body Govern de les Illes Balears
 • Preses José Ramón Bauzà (PP)
Area
 • Total 4,992 km2 (1,927 sq mi)
Area rank 17t (1.0% o Spain)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,106,049
 • Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
 • Pop. rank 14t (2.3% o Spain)
Demonym Balearic
balear (m/f)
balear (m/f)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166-2 IB
Aurie code +34 971
Offeecial leids Catalan an Spainyie
Statute o Autonomy 1 Mairch 1982
1 March 2007
Parliament 59 deputies
Congress 8 deputies (oot o 350)
Senate 6 senators (oot o 264)
Website Govern de les Illes Balears
1.^ Accordin tae the current legislation the offeecial name is in Catalan Illes Balears.

The Balearic Islands (Inglis /ˌbæliˈærɨk ˈləndz/; Catalan: Illes Balears [ˈiʎəz βəɫəˈas]; Spainyie: Islas Baleares [ˈizlaz βaleˈaɾes])[1] are an airchipelago o Spain in the wastren Mediterranean Sea, near the eastren coast o the Iberie Peninsulae.

The fower lairgest islands are: Majorca, Minorca, Ibiza an Formentera. The airchipelago forms an autonomous commonty an a province o Spain, wi Palma as the caipital ceety. The co-offeecial leids in the Balearic Islands are Catalan an Castillan Spainyie. The current Statute o Autonomy declares the Balearic Islands as ane naitionality o Spain.

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