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S'Arracó, Mallorca, General Weyler Square

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Little village on the WS of Mallorca with a calculated population of 800 citizens, it depends on Andratx's town hall which is three kilometers far from here.

An important part of population are foreigners spending weekends or summer holidays on a place that is surrounded with a lovely landscape.

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B: Plaza de Miguel Moner

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C: Port Andratx - habour

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D: Port d´Andratx - Bridge

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