The island is located approximately 82 kilometres southeast of Mallorca and is 87 kilometres off the coast of Alicante. It is the third largest in the Balearic archipelago and is a melting pot of contrasting cultures; Ibiza combines a privileged climate with a landscape of extraordinary natural beauty. Excellent air connections link the island to the rest of Europe, while the Spanish mainland and Mallorca are within convenient reach by ferry too.
Geographical facts of interest:
- Area: 572.6 km2
- Coastline: 210.1 km
- Highest point: 474 m (the massif of Sa Talaiassa)
- Average annual temperature: 18.6 ºC
- Average annual hours of sun: 2,883.1
- Population: 94,334 inhabitants