San Antonio Abad ( Spanish: San Antonio Abad ), San Antoni de Portmany ( Cat. Sant Antoni de Portmany ), sometimes   San Antonio is a city and municipality in Spain , part of the Balearic province islands . It covers an area of 126.64 km². The population is 22 136 people (as of 2010 ). The distance to the provincial capital is 15 km.
|San antonio abad|
San Anthony de Portmany
|Spanish San antonio abad |
cat. Sant Antoni de Portmany
|Autonomous community||Balearic Islands|
|The mayor||Jose Sala Torres |
( NPI )
|History and Geography|
|Timezone||UTC + 1 , in summer UTC + 2|
|Population||23,314 people ( 2013 )|
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- 1 History
- 2 Attractions
- 3 References
- 4 notes
It was formed more than 2000 years ago as a fishing village near one of the ports of the Roman Empire . In the late 1950s, it was developed as one of the many tourist centers in Spain.
The most famous attraction is the Colombian Egg monument, located in the center of the main roundabout at the entrance to the city (in the area of the Passeig de la Mar embankment). Built in the early 1990s, symbolizing the birthplace of Columbus . It is a sculptural image of an egg with an oval-shaped niche in the center, in which a miniature model of the Santa Maria sailing ship is placed.
The Cafe by the Sea , which regularly releases eponymous electronic music collections of the same name, enjoys worldwide popularity.
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