Sant Miquel de Balansat

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Sant Miquel de Balansat
Village
Centre of Sant Miquel
Centre of Sant Miquel
Sant Miquel de Balansat is located in Ibiza
Sant Miquel de Balansat
Sant Miquel de Balansat
Location of the village in Ibiza
Coordinates: 39°3′26″N 1°26′17″E / 39.05722°N 1.43806°E / 39.05722; 1.43806
Country Spain
RegionBalearic Islands
Population
(2005)
 • Total1,544
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Sant Miquel de Balansat is a village in the northeast of the Spanish island of Ibiza.[1] The village is in the municipality of Sant Joan de Labritja and is located on the designated road PM 804. The village is 10.9 miles (17.5 km) north of Ibiza Town and 15.1 miles (24.3 km) from Ibiza Airport. 5.0 kilometres (3.1 mi) to the north of the village is the coastal resort of Port de Sant Miquel.[2]

Description[edit]

Sant Miquel is the largest urban centre[3] in the municipality of Sant Joan de Labritja. The village still retains a few of the older houses which sit amongst much newer shops and apartments. On the north edge of the village is the hill top parish church. The church is dedicated to the Archangel Saint Michael.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "579 Regional Map, Spain, Islas Baleares. Pub:Michelin Editions des Voyages, 2004, ISBN 2-06-710098-X
  2. ^ The Rough Guide to Ibiza & Formentera. Pub:Rough Guides, Penguin Group, 2003, ISBN 1-84353-063-5
  3. ^ a b Ibiza & Formentera’s Heritage, A Non-clubber’s Guide. Author: Paul R Davis Pub:Barbary Press, 2009, ISBN 978-84-612-2908-6