Is Majorca In The European Union?


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Yes, Majorca being an island of Spain is in the European Union.

The island of Majorca is also known as Mallorca is situated in the Mediterranean Sea and forms part of Spain's Balearic Islands. The city of Palma is the island's capital also serves as the centre of the autonomous community of the Balearic Island.

Majorca's warm Mediterranean climate and its excellent tourist amenities make it a major tourist destination since the 1950s. The island is a favorite holiday spot of tourists from the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Norway among many others. Tourism employs more than half of the island's population and contributes 80% of its GDP. This is evident by the over 6 million tourists in 2010 alone.

The island is the home of pristine and beautiful beaches like the Magaluf Beach where one can simply relax at the calming sound of the sea. It also has picturesque landscape like the Serra de Tramuntana mountain range in the north and the 1708 hectares of the S'Albufera d'Alcudia wetland. Visitors can hike and camp on these places. Another interesting landscape is Cap de Formentor on the north eastern coast of the island. It offers a breathtaking view of the surrounding mountain and seashore, coupled with viewpoints and safari tours.

Meanwhile, ride the sloping road en route to Sa Calobra and be awed with its isolated bays and picture perfect view of Puig Major. You can also walk the tunnel going to Torrent de Pareis and enjoy its pebble beach.

The city of Palma is an architectural treasure. Tourists are sure to enjoy the magnificent palaces and fortress of the city which includes: Porto Pi, Fortress of Sant Carles, the circular Bellver Castle, the 14th century Royal Palace of La Almudaina and the 15th century Gothic styled Palma's Silk Exchange. Add to these are the 13th century Les Seu Palma Cathedral and the Santa Eulalia Church where James II of Majorca was crowned. The Old City and the Banys Arabs are also worth a visit. For your monetary transactions in the city, Majorca uses Euro for its currency. Catalan and Spanish are island's official languages.

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