Maó is the capital city of . Known interchangeably as Maó and Mahon, the city became the island's capital following the British Occupation of the island in 1708.
Photo: Paucabot, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Notable Places in the Area

was the first civil airfield on . Photo: Carles garcia-roca, Public domain.

L', also called Hospital Island in English, is a small island in the middle of the main navigable entry channel to Mahon on the northeastern side of in the Mediterranean Sea. Photo: Dreizung, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museu de Menorca is a public institution located in the city of Mahón, , , which is devoted to the research and diffusion of the prehistory and history of .

Archaeological site
Photo: Pytxy, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

is a small municipality in eastern in the , Spain. Photo: MontanNito, Public domain.

is a municipality on the tip of south-east in the . is situated 4½ km south of Maó. Photo: Juchamco, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Photo: Sandro3coma14, CC BY-SA 4.0.


39.8895° or 39° 53' 22.1" north
4.2662° or 4° 15' 58.2" east
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IATA airport code
48 metres (157 feet)
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node 272592937
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Also Known As

  • Albanian: Mahón
  • Arabic: Maó
  • Arabic: ماهون
  • Arabic: ماون، جزر البليار
  • Aragonese: Maó
  • Asturian; Bable: Maó
  • Basque: Maó
  • Belarusian: Маон
  • Catalan: Maó
  • Cebuano: Mahón (munisipyo sa Espanya)
  • Cebuano: Mahón
  • Chechen: Маон
  • Chinese: 馬翁 (巴利阿里群島)
  • Chinese: 马翁
  • Czech: Maó-Mahón
  • Danish: Mahón
  • Dutch: Mao
  • Dutch: Maó
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: ماون, جزر البليار
  • English: Mahon
  • English: Mahón
  • English: Port Mahon
  • Esperanto: Maono
  • Finnish: Maó
  • French: Maó
  • French: Port Mahon
  • Frisian: Mahón
  • Gallegan: Maó
  • Georgian: მაონი
  • German: Mahon
  • German: Maó
  • German: Port Mahon
  • Hebrew: מאון
  • Hungarian: Mahón
  • Ido: Mahón
  • Indonesian: Mahon
  • Italian: Mahón
  • Japanese: マオー
  • Korean: 마온
  • Ladino: Mahon
  • Lithuanian: Mao Mahonas
  • Macedonian: Маон
  • Malay (generic): Port Mahon
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Mahón
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Maon
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Maó
  • Persian: مائ
  • Persian: مائون
  • Polish: Mahón
  • Polish: Maó-Mahón
  • Polish: Maó
  • Portuguese: Maó
  • Russian: Маон
  • Sardinian: Mahón
  • Serbian: Маон
  • Serbo-Croatian: Maó-Mahón
  • South Azerbaijani: مائون
  • Spanish: Mahón
  • Spanish: Maó
  • Swedish: Mahón
  • Tatar: Маон
  • Thai: มาโอ-มาออน
  • Thai: มาโอ
  • Turkish: Mahón
  • Turkish: Maó
  • Ukrainian: Мао
  • Venetian: Mahón
  • Vietnamese: Mahon
  • Waray (Philippines): Mahon
  • Welsh: Maó-Mahón

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