|Calonge is an agricultural village which is part of the municipality of Santanyí in the southeast of the island of Majorca. The activity of the population was divided between agriculture, livestock and fishing from the harbor Cala Llonga which is historically the port of Calonge. Since tourist urbanization of Cala Llonga, which is now part of the resort of Cala d’Or, the population - about 1,000 people - turned to tourism, working in Cala d’Or and lives in Calonge.|
|Etymology and toponymy|
|It is believed that the place name of Calonge comes from the name Gilabert de Cruïlles, lord of the namesake town of Calonge located in the county of Baix Empordà, in the province of Girona in Catalonia. Gilabert de Cruïlles was one of the nobles who participated in the conquest of Majorca in 1229.|
In 1236, Calonge appears in historical records as the Alqueria Coloia.