Last modified: 2001-09-08 by santiago dotor
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by Antonio Gutiérrez, taken with permission from the S.E.V. website
Flag adopted 25th February 1983
I spent some days in Majorca in August 2000. Most flag displays included the flags of Spain, the European Union and the Balearic Islands. The latter was frequently shown in two variants, one with the canton measuring half the hoist, as above, the other occupying only the first four pallets, thus measuring 4/9ths of the hoist. This is probably an incorrect variant. It is difficult to say, but I believe both variants had the same proportions for the canton as for the flag, meaning that the canton's length would be half the flag's in the first one and 4/9ths in the second. In any case, at least the canton of the second (incorrect?) variant was certainly smaller than half the flag's length.
Santiago Dotor, 5 September 2000
The Diputación Provincial [provincial council] was an administrative body which dissappeared in the early 1980s in those Autonomous Communities which comprise only one province. Note that although the administrative body is now the Autonomous Community, the province still exists.
Antonio Gutiérrez, 18 November 1999
No flag was ever adopted or used.
Jaume Ollé, 27 November 1999