Ibiza Town is a city and municipality located on the southeast coast of the island of Ibiza in the Balearic Islands autonomous community. Although called Ibiza in English and Spanish, the official name is in Catalan Eivissa (as restored in 1986) and its inhabitants call it Vila d’Eivissa or simply Vila (“Town”). It’s divided into two main parts: the old town, called Dalt Vila (literally “Upper Town”), located in the little mountain by the sea, and the modern part, called Eixample (“extension”).
Sights include the cathedral of Santa Maria d’Eivissa (14th century), located on the top of Dalt Vila, and the Punic necropolis of Puig des Molins.
The city, which has a population of 48,484 (2009), is the capital and most populous settlement of the island and of the Pine Islands group, which includes Ibiza and Formentera.
It is widely known for its nightlife. One of the island’s most luxurious nightclubs, Pacha, is located in Ibiza Town itself whereas Space is located just south of the town, near the airport and Amnesia, Privilege on the road to San Antonio.