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  1. Apr 21, 2023 · In the United States, about 41.7 million people speak Spanish as a first language (about 12.5 percent of the population), and that number continues to grow. Additionally, the United States is home to nearly 15 million people who speak Spanish as a second language.

  2. May 21, 2024 · Spanish language, Romance language (Indo-European family) spoken as a first language by some 360 million people worldwide. In the early 21st century, Mexico had the greatest number of speakers (more than 85 million), followed by Colombia (more than 40 million), Argentina (more than 35 million), the United States (more than 31 million), and ...

  3. First settled by the Spanish in the 16th century, 19% of Floridians now speak Spanish, which is the most widely taught second language. In Miami , 67% of residents spoke Spanish as their first language in 2000.

  4. May 11, 2023 · Though Spanish isn’t an official language of the United States—the U.S. has no official national language—about 42 million people in the U.S. speak Spanish as their first language, and an additional 15 million speak it as a second language.

  5. The Spanish language (native name: Español) has its roots in the Indo-European language family. With 114.75 million native speakers, Spanish has the highest prevalence in Mexico. A total of about 456.74 million people worldwide speak Spanish as their mother tongue.

  6. Jan 2, 2019 · With 329 million native speakers, Spanish ranks as the world's No. 2 language in terms of how many people speak it as their first language, according to Ethnologue. It is slightly ahead of English (328 million) but far behind Chinese (1.2 billion). 02. of 10. Spanish Is Spoken Around the World.

  7. May 16, 2024 · There are 21 countries and territories across 4 continents where Spanish is the official language: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Spain, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

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