The four largest islands are: Majorca, Minorca, Ibiza and Formentera. The archipelago forms an autonomous community and a province of Spain, with Palma as the capital. The co-official languages in the Balearic Islands are Catalan and Spanish. The current Statute of Autonomy declares the Balearic Islands as one nationality of Spain.
Open Water Swimming
There is an abundance of open water swimming events held in Islas Baleares including:
- Righardt Krugel's 360 km circumnavigation swim around Mallorca called the Mallorca 360º, an unprecedented stage swim
- the Balaeric Island Challenge, a 3-day stage swim by Madswimmer on 1-3 S September 2017.
- On 28 July 2018, Tita Llorens completed a 90 km swim between the Spanish mainland and Ibiza across the Canal de Ibiza in the Islas Baleares in 36 hours 16 minutes.
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