Santanyí

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Santanyí
municipality
Coat of arms of Santanyí
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): Santañy (Spanish)
Location of Satanyí on Majorca
Location of Satanyí on Majorca
Area
 • Land 124.47 km2 (48.06 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 11,172
 • Density 89.76/km2 (232.5/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website http://www.ajsantanyi.net/

Santanyí is a municipality on the Spanish island of Majorca, one of the Balearic Islands, situated in the most western part of the Mediterranean Sea.

This municipality in the south east of Majorca is home to the towns of Santanyí, Calonge, s’Alqueria Blanca and es Llombards, as well as the coastal districts of Cala Esmeralda, Cala d'Or, marina de Cala d’Or, Portopetro, Cap d'es Moro, Cala Figuera, Cala Santanyí, Cala Llombards and Cala de s’Almunia. The municipality encompasses a variety of beaches popular for their scenic beauty. The coast covered by the municipality extends around 35 kilometres along the south east coast of the island. It also holds a large number of archaeological sites - 172 - evidence of the existence of a productive agriculture and farming tradition since at least the Talaiotic period.

Santanyi is also home to a protected natural area, the Mondragó Natural Parc.

Town[edit]

Plaça Major, Santanyí, Majorca
Town Inhabitants (2005)¹
S'Alqueria Blanca 936
Cala d'Or 3539
Cala Figuera 577
Calonge 820
La Costa 31
Es Llombards 524
Portopetro 497
Santanyí 2912
Cala Llombards 283
Cala Santanyí 447
Cap d'es Moro 107

¹ Information from the Spanish National Institute of Statistics

Evolution of the Municipality's population.

1996 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
TOTAL 7702 9405 10,020 10,253 10,337 10,673
Men 3862 4801 5151 5230 5260 5405
Women 3840 4604 4869 5023 5077 5268

Source: Balearic Institute os Statistics

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Coordinates: 39°37′N 2°59′E / 39.617°N 2.983°E / 39.617; 2.983