List of Spanish speaking countries in the world

The following is a list of countries where Spanish is an official language, plus a number of countries where Spanish, or any language closely related to it, is an important or significant language.

Spanish is the official language (either by law or de facto) in 20 sovereign states and one dependent territory, totaling around 442 million people.[1] It is additionally the main official language in Equatorial Guinea.

In these countries and territories, Spanish is the main or mostly used language of communication of the vast majority of the population; official documents are written chiefly or solely in that language; and it is taught in schools and utilized as the primary medium of instruction as part of the official curriculum.

  1. Argentina
  2. Bolivia
  3. Chile
  4. Colombia
  5. Costa Rica
  6. Cuba
  7. Dominican Republic
  8. Ecuador
  9. El Salvador
  10. Equatorial Guinea
  11. Guatemala
  12. Honduras
  13. Mexico
  14. Nicaragua
  15. Panama
  16. Paraguay
  17. Peru
  18. Spain
  19. Uruguay
  20. Venezuela
CountryCapitalContinent
ArgentinaBuenos AiresAmerica
BoliviaSucreAmerica
ChileSantiagoAmerica
ColombiaBogotaAmerica
Costa RicaSan JoséAmerica
CubaHavanaAmerica
Dominican RepublicSanto DomingoAmerica
EcuadorQuitoAmerica
El SalvadorSan SalvadorAmerica
Equatorial GuineaMalaboAfrica
GuatemalaGuatemala CityAmerica
HondurasTegucigalpaAmerica
MexicoMexico CityAmerica
NicaraguaManaguaAmerica
PanamaPanama CityAmerica
ParaguayAsunciónAmerica
PeruLimaAmerica
SpainMadridEurope
UruguayMontevideoAmerica
VenezuelaCaracasAmerica
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