Majorca or Mallorca is an island located in the Mediterranean Sea. It is the largest island in theBalearic Islands archipelago, in Spain.
The capital of the island, Palma, is also the capital of the autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. The Cabrera Archipelago is administratively grouped with Majorca (in the municipality of Palma). The anthem of Majorca is La Balanguera.
Like the other Balearic Islands of Minorca, Ibiza, and Formentera, the island is an extremely popular holiday destination, particularly for tourists from the United Kingdom,Germany, Ireland, Poland, and the Scandinavian countries. The name derives from Latininsula maior, "larger island"; later Maiorica, "the larger one" in comparison to Minorca, "the smaller one"