Spanish speaking countries official note. There are 21 spanish speaking countries in the world.
Spanish is spoken in many countries but it is an official language in the following countries below.
21 spanish speaking countries on the map. It was first to become democratic on 19 th march 1812. Printables map quiz game. Spanish as a former official language.
The demonym of spain is spanish and spainiard. The spanish speaking world consists of 21 different countries which is a lot to remember when learning their names and locations. Most of the spanish speaking countries are in situated in central america and south america but there are also many countries in europe africa and spain.
The population of spain is around 46 354 321 residents and ranked 30 th in europe and the currency used in spain is euro. Not to mention the fact that spanish is continuing to grow in traditionally non spanish speaking countries. In addition to the 22 countries listed above you will also find spanish widely spoken and understood in andorra a tiny country nestled between spain and france.
For the detailed map of the spanish speaking countries in the world refer to the portal. However in 2009 the philippine government started a plan to reintroduce the spanish language into its school system. 21 spanish speaking countries and their capitals.
This free downloadable pdf map makes that job easier. For teachers there is a blank map of the spanish speaking countries with numbers that are perfect for a map quiz p p you can also practice online. Map of spanish speaking countries in 2020.
Argentina bolivia chile colombia costa rica cuba dominican republic ecuador el salvador equatorial guinea guatemala honduras mexico nicaragua panama paraguay peru spain uruguay and venezuela. Spanish was an official language of the philippines until 1987 when it was re designated as a voluntary and optional auxiliary langauge. Spanish is also spoken in the sparsely populated western.
Many residents of the british territory of gibraltar located at the southern tip of spain speak spanish as well as english because of its proximity to spain. Map of spanish speaking countries. Let s take the united states for example where hispanics account for 18 of america s population and are projected to make up 28 by 2060 according to the united states census bureau.
Map of spanish speaking countries and. Spanish is a romance language and is sometimes also called castilian. Try to find all the 21 spanish speaking countries and capitals on the map with the minumum number of attempts.
There are numerous spanish talking nations on the planet as spanish is the official language of the accompanying 20 nations just as puerto rico. The five most populous countries where spanish is the official language are mexico colombia spain argentina and peru. The area of spain is around 505 990 square km and it is the largest country in southern europe.
The smallest country is equatorial guinea with a population of around 750 000.