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Eivissa or Ibiza is one of the Balearic Islands located in the Mediterranean Sea, and belonging to Spain. With Formentera, it is one of the two Illes PitiŘses. Major cities are Ibiza Town, Santa EulÓria des Riu and San Antonio.
In 654 BCE Carthaginian settlers founded a port in the Balearic Islands, as Ibossim, later known to Romans (as "Ebusus") for its wine, marble, and lead. The Greeks who came to Ibiza during the time of the Carthaginians, were the first to call the two islands of Ibiza and Formentera, the Pitiusas ("pine-covered islands"). Ibiza became a major Carthaginian colony, and the island produced dye, salt, fish sauce (garum), and wool. A shrine with offerings to the goddess Tanit was established in the cave at Es Cuyram, and the rest of the Balearic Islands entered Eivissa's commercial orbit after 400 BCE.
Eivissa is a very popular tourist destination, especially due to its legendary riotous nightlife (mainly in Ibiza Town, the island's capital on the eastern shore). The most famous clubs include Privilege (the world's largest club which holds the weekly event known worldwide as Manumission on Monday nights), Es Paradis (famous for its water parties), Amnesia (famous for its foam parties and what goes on there), Space (opens at around 8AM) and Pacha. Ibiza is also famous for Cafe Del Mar, a chill spot in San Antonio where many people watch the sunset every night.
- History of Eivissa
- E! Wild On Eivissa
- compass-ibiza.net classified directory for Ibiza and formentera
- Eivissa Web Directory
- Ibiza Search Engine
- Ibiza Photos
- Ibiza Beaches - Playas - Calas
- Ibiza Hotels
- Ibiza - Formentera - Menorca
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