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*'''Spanish''' can refer to the people who live in [[Spain]]. There are different cultures in different regions of Spain. Some, notably the Basques and Catalans even want to separate from Spain. The [[Roman Catholic Church]] was the official Spannish religion till 1978 but hass lost influence. There are about 1 [[Million]] Spanish [[Muslim]]s, mostly North [[African]] immigrants. <ref name=infoplease>[http://www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia/world/spain-people.html Spanish People]</ref>
*'''Spanish''' can refer to the people who live in [[Spain]].
 
 
*'''Spanish''' can also refer to the [[language]] spoken in parts of Spain and in many [[Latin America]]n countries which is called Spanish. Large parts of the Spanish language are derived from [[Latin]] and some parts are from [[Arab]]ic. Actually the standard Spanish language is Castilian but other languages are also spoken in Spain. Basque which has no relation to any other language is spoken by the French border.
<blockquote>The Spanish people display great regional diversity. Separatist tendencies remain particularly strong among the Catalans and the Basques. (...) [[Roman Catholicism]] was the official religion until 1978, but its role in Spanish public and private life has declined. There is a sizable Muslim minority (about 1 [[million]]), largely consisting of North [[African]] immigrants. <ref name=infoplease>[http://www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia/world/spain-people.html Spanish People]</ref></blockquote>
 
 
*'''Spanish''' can also refer to the [[language]] spoken in Spain and in many [[Latin America]]n countries. Large parts of the Spanish language are derived from [[Latin]] and some parts are from [[Arab]]ic.
 
 
<blockquote>Castilian is the standard Spanish language, but Catalan (akin to Provençal), Galician (akin to Portuguese), and Basque, unrelated to any other language, are still spoken and written extensively in their respective districts. <ref name=infoplease/></blockquote>
 
<blockquote>Castilian is the standard Spanish language, but Catalan (akin to Provençal), Galician (akin to Portuguese), and Basque, unrelated to any other language, are still spoken and written extensively in their respective districts. <ref name=infoplease/></blockquote>
   

Revision as of 17:21, 15 December 2015

  • Spanish can refer to the people who live in Spain. There are different cultures in different regions of Spain. Some, notably the Basques and Catalans even want to separate from Spain. The Roman Catholic Church was the official Spannish religion till 1978 but hass lost influence. There are about 1 Million Spanish Muslims, mostly North African immigrants. [1]
  • Spanish can also refer to the language spoken in parts of Spain and in many Latin American countries which is called Spanish. Large parts of the Spanish language are derived from Latin and some parts are from Arabic. Actually the standard Spanish language is Castilian but other languages are also spoken in Spain. Basque which has no relation to any other language is spoken by the French border.

Castilian is the standard Spanish language, but Catalan (akin to Provençal), Galician (akin to Portuguese), and Basque, unrelated to any other language, are still spoken and written extensively in their respective districts. [1]

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