Majorca (Mallorca), the largest island of the Balearic Islands archipelago, is ready to welcome millions of tourists each year. Visitors come from every corner of the world to sample Majorca's ever-increasing greenery, water reforms and landscapes. Visiting Majorca must be as close as you can get to a real trip to paradise. Majorca is ideally placed in the lap of the Mediterranean Sea where you have ample chance to explore her untouched beaches, breath-taking scenery and many attractions that the island has to offer.
The island comprises of seven cities, the capital being Palma where the majority of population resides. Cities and small towns in other regions such as Pla de Mallorca, Raiguer, Migjorn and Llevant also attract a fair share of tourists. Check out the top things to do, if you are planning a trip to Majorca. Make sure that you have gone through detailed information if you are a newbie and want to have great time on the island.
|Autonomous Community||Balearic Islands|
|Area (municipality)||3,640.11 km2 (1,405.45 sq mi)|
|Time Zone||UTC+1(CET), Summer: UTC+2(CEST)|
Q.1) What is the capital of Majorca?
Ans: The capital of the island is Palma (formerly Palma de Mallorca).
Q.2) Where is Majorca located?
Ans: Majorca, which is also known as Mallorca is located in the Mediterranean Sea, one of the Balearic Islands.
Q.3) What is the anthem of Majorca?
Ans: La Balanguera is the national anthem of the Balearic Islands, Spain.
Q.4) What is the time zone of Majorca?
Ans: Majorca follows CET (UTC+1) time zone while in Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2).
Q.5) What is the population of Majorca?
Ans: The population of Majorca is 869,067 (as of 1 January 2010) with a density 238.75 /km2.
Q.6) What are the postal and dialling codes for Majorca?
Ans: The postal and dialling codes for Majorca are 070 and 971 respectively.
Q.7) What is the currency of Majorca?
Ans: Euro is official currency of Spain (Majorca). Visitors can get their currency converted in banks. Some hotels in Majorca also provide the facility for foreign exchange. You can also withdraw money by using credit and debit cards.
Q.8) Which are the languages spoken in Majorca?
Ans: The language spoken in Majorca is Catalan. However, the two official languages are Catalan and Spanish. The local dialect of Catalan is Mallorquí, although the dialects are somewhat different in many villages. The majority of the tourists speak German as a native language.
Q.9) How is the climate in Majorca?
Ans: Majorca enjoys a Mediterranean climate with mild and stormy winters while hot and bright summers.
Q.10) Is Majorca safe for visitors?
Ans: Yes, Majorca is very safe for visitors as the crime rate is very low.
Q.11) What are the leading spots to travel in Majorca?
Ans: The leading tourist spots in Majorca are the Plaça d'Espanya, the Cathedral Area, the Banys Àrabs and the Old City.
Q.12) Which is the highest point in Majorca?
Ans: Puig Major is the highest peak on the Spanish island of Majorca. It is situated in the Serra de Tramuntana.
Q.13) What are the visa requirements for Majorca?
Ans: For Majorca visa requirements, please visit visa requirements page.
Q.14) What is the electric current voltage in Majorca?
Ans: Majorca has an electric current of 220 Volt. Most appliances work with the correct adapter that varies from the UK Standard 3 pin socket to European 2 pin socket.