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Jorge Lorenzo professional motorcycle road racer, won the world 250cc Grand Prix motorcycle title in 2006 and 2007, and the 2010, 2012& 2015 MotoGP World Championships. Fantastic views from the top of Palma Cathedral". Majorca Daily Bulletin. 3 May 2019. Archived from the original on 29 January 2020 . Retrieved 29 January 2020. Jørn Utzon, an architect best known for designing the Sydney Opera House, designed and built two houses in Mallorca, Can Lis and Can Feliz.

In the 21st century, urban redevelopment, under the so‑called Pla Mirall (English "Mirror Plan"), attracted groups of immigrant workers from outside the European Union, especially from Africa and South America. [19] Archaeology [ edit ] WMO Normals Spain 1991–2020, Palma Aeropuerto (Excel)". NOAA. Archived from the original on 16 October 2023 . Retrieved 7 October 2023. WMO Normals Spain 1991–2020, Palma Puerto (Excel)". NOAA. Archived from the original on 16 October 2023 . Retrieved 7 October 2023. Conor Benn, British professional boxer, spent twelve years of his childhood living in Mallorca. [81]Presentación". AENA Aeropuerto de Palma de Mallorca (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 11 November 2014 . Retrieved 7 September 2017. Ludwig Salvator loved the island of Mallorca. He became fluent in Catalan, carried out research into the island's flora and fauna, history, and culture to produce his main work, Die Balearen, a comprehensive collection of books about the Balearic Islands, consisting of 7 volumes. It took him 22 years to complete. [38]

The capital of the island, Palma, is also the capital of the autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. The Balearic Islands have been an autonomous region of Spain since 1983. [4] There are two small islands off the coast of Mallorca: Cabrera (southeast of Palma) and Dragonera (west of Palma). The anthem of Mallorca is " La Balanguera". Mary Ann Sieghart (5 February 2011). "George Sand's Mallorca". Independent. Archived from the original on 17 April 2015 . Retrieved 29 December 2014. Nigel Benn, former British professional boxer who moved with his family to Mallorca following the conclusion of his boxing career. [82] The Polish composer and pianist Frédéric Chopin, together with French writer Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin (pseudonym: George Sand), resided in Valldemossa in the winter of 1838–39. Apparently, Chopin's health had already deteriorated and his doctor recommended that he go to the Balearic Islands to recuperate, where he still spent a rather miserable winter. [39] [40] Llorenç Galmés (PP), nuevo presidente del Consell de Mallorca en coalición con Vox". 8 July 2023. Archived from the original on 15 July 2023 . Retrieved 29 September 2023.In 534, Mallorca was recaptured [ from whom?] by the Eastern Roman Empire, led by Apollinarius. Under Roman rule, Christianity thrived and numerous churches were built. This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sourcesin this section. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. ( August 2015) ( Learn how and when to remove this template message) The Balearic Islands, of which Mallorca forms part, are one of the autonomous communities of Spain. As a whole, they are currently governed by the People's Party of the Balearic Islands (PP), with Marga Prohens as their President. [76] Insular government [ edit ]

Real Decreto 1458/2018, de 14 de diciembre, por el que se declaran oficiales las cifras de población resultantes de la revisión del Padrón municipal referidas al 1 de enero de 2018"[Royal Decree 1458/2018, of 14 December, by which the population numbers resulting from the review of the municipal register as of 01 January 2018 are declared official] (PDF) (in Spanish). Ministerio de Economía y Empresa. 2018. Archived (PDF) from the original on 30 December 2018 . Retrieved 18 July 2019. Andreu Manresa (3 July 2015). "La izquierda de Baleares "entierra" el trilingüismo y potencia el catalán"[The left of the Balearic Islands "buries" trilingualism and promotes Catalan]. El País (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 22 September 2017 . Retrieved 12 September 2017. The Balearic Islands were first colonised by humans during the 3rd millennium BC, around 2500–2300 BC from the Iberian Peninsula or southern France, by people associated with the Bell Beaker culture. [8] [9] The arrival of humans resulted in the rapid extinction of the three species of terrestrial mammals native to Mallorca, the dwarf goat-antelope Myotragus balearicus, the giant dormouse Hypnomys morpheus, and the shrew Nesiotites hidalgo, all three of which had been continuously present on Mallorca for over 5 million years. [10] The island's prehistoric settlements are called talaiots or talayots. The people of the islands raised Bronze Age megaliths as part of their Talaiotic culture. [11] A non-exhaustive list of settlements is the following: In the ensuing confusion and unrest, King JamesI of Aragon, also known as James the Conqueror, launched an invasion which landed at Santa Ponça, Mallorca, on 8–9 September 1229 with 15,000 men and 1,500 horses. His forces entered the city of Medina Mayurqa on 31 December 1229. In 1230, he annexed the island to his Crown of Aragon under the name Regnum Maioricae. The highest peak in Mallorca is Puig Major, at 1,445m (4,741ft), in the Serra de Tramuntana. [34] As this is a military zone, the neighbouring peak at Puig de Massanella is the highest accessible peak at 1,364m (4,475ft). The northeast coast comprises two bays: the Badia de Pollença and the larger Badia d'Alcúdia.Traditional music and dance in Mallorca". My Guide Mallorca. 9 September 2016. Archived from the original on 1 October 2021 . Retrieved 6 April 2018. Concha Buika, contemporary flamenco singer. Concha Buika was born on 11 May 1972, in Palma de Mallorca. Emblematic objects for societies in transition. An archaeological and archaeometric study of the sword of Serral de ses Abelles (Puigpunyent, Mallorca). Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports Volume 40, Part A, December 2021, 103201 The island (including the small offshore islands of Cabrera and Dragonera) is administratively divided into 53 municipalities. The areas and populations of the municipalities (according to the Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Spain) are: In the early 18th century, the War of the Spanish Succession resulted in the replacement of that dynastic union with a unified Spanish monarchy under the rule of the new Bourbon Dynasty. The last episode of the War of Spanish Succession was the conquest of the island of Mallorca. It took place on 2 July 1715 when the island capitulated to the arrival of a Bourbon fleet. In 1716, the Nueva Planta decrees made Mallorca part of the Spanish province of Baleares, roughly the same to present-day Illes Balears province and autonomous community.



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