Spanish

Language name and Autonym:
Castellano, Castillan, Español
Location:
Central, south; Canary Islands. Also in Andorra, Anguilla, Argentina, Aruba, Australia, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Guatemala, Honduras, Israel, Jamaica, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, United States, U.S. Virgin Islands, Uruguay, Venezuela
Family:
Indo-European, Italic, Romance, Italo-Western, Western, Gallo-Iberian, Ibero-Romance, West Iberian, Castilian
Approximate Number of Speakers:
2,660 – Philippines 1990 Census
Status:
Stable

 

 

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Visitors explore the historic Fort Santiago in Manila, a military fortress built by Spanish conquistador Miguel López de Legazpi.

Visitors explore the historic Fort Santiago in Manila, a military fortress built by the Spaniards in 1571

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