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Spain: see MinorcaMinorca
, Span. Menorca, Spanish island (1991 pop. 65,109), 271 sq mi (702 km), Baleares prov., in the W Mediterranean Sea, the second largest of the Balearic Islands. Port Mahón is the chief city and port. The terrain is mostly low but has a hilly center.
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(or Minorca), an island in the Mediterranean Sea; one of the Balearic Islands (the Spanish province of Baleares). Area, 754 sq km. Most of the island is made up of limestone plateaus (elevations to 358 m) whose ledges drop sharply to the sea. There is karst. The climate is Mediterranean, with 500-600 mm of precipitation per year. The natural vegetation consists of maquis and garigue and groves of oak and pine. Grapes, olives, citrus fruits, and almonds are grown. There is sheep raising and fishing. Menorca is popular with tourists. The chief port is Mahón.

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But for those wanting to catch the sun and explore new sights then, Menorca is well worth a visit.
Nuggets of information included the illuminating fact that the world's oldest man an islander who reached 114 lived on Menorca until his recent death.
The prize is for 7 nights for 2 adults and 2 children (under the age of 16) to the Punta Prima Apartments in Punta Prima, Menorca.
The Filipino Post reported in 2016 that Menorca had sought refugee status in Vancouver claiming he is being targeted for murder.
But there's nothing better than cool water for refreshment, and after Mahon, the kids go especially wild for SPLASH Sur Menorca, which claims to be the best water park on the island, at St Lluis ([euro]20 for adults; [euro]12 for children).
It's great to spend family time here but my husband and I are keen to explore Menorca.
The INC sought the dismissal of the petition pointing out that the Menorca family is already out of the CA's jurisdiction.
Leo en la Introduccion: "El objeto de este trabajo es documentar la presencia de judios en la isla de Menorca durante la segunda mitad del siglo XVIII, bajo los dominios ingles, frances, ingles, espanol e ingles hasta su incorporacion definitiva a Espana en 1802, a traves de los Protocolos Notariales existentes en el Archivo Historico Provincial de Mahon".
He stressed that the claims of former INC minister Lowell Menorca II of the existence of INC "death squads" needed to be backed up by prima facie evidence if Menorca insisted on publicly accusing the INC of employing hitmen.
com) is offering a seven-night family holiday to Menorca staying at the five-star Insotel Punta Prima Resort on an all-inclusive basis from PS3,895 per family of four - saving up to PS454 per family of four.