How did Spanish become Panama's official language?
When Spain colonized panama in the 1500's, they brought spanish with them. It's stayed there ever since.
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Spain Colombia Peru Venezuela Ecuador Guatemala Cuba Bolivia Honduras Paraguay El Salvador Costa Rica Panama Equatorial Guinea Puerto Rico Mexico Argentina Chile Dominican Re…public Nicaragua Uruguay
It already IS the official language-- in Spain, and Mexico and several other countries.. If you mean should Spanish be the official language in the United States? Well not re…ally, I think the United States Shouldn't have an official language. Since it was founded by immigrants.. If not well i guess the official languages should be Spanish/English.
There are many dialectics, but the main/common one is Tagalog which has many Spanish influences.
There are 21 countries that have their official language as Spanish: . Spain (in Europe) Equatorial Guinea (In Africa) Mexico (in North America) Guatemala (in Central …America) Honduras (in Central America) El Salvador (in Central America) Nicaragua (in Central America) Costa Rica (in Central America) Panama (in Central America) Cuba (in the Carribean) Dominican Republic (in the Carribean) Puerto Rico (in the Carribean) Venezuela (in South America) Colombia (in South America) Ecuador (in South America) Peru (in South America) Bolivia (in South America) Paraguay (in South America) Chile (in South America) Argentina (in South America) Uruguay (in South America).
Because Cuba was colonized by Spain.
Not at all. Miami, FL is obviously in the US and Spanish is not the official language nowhere in the US. You will find many people (or most) speaking Spanish because of the gr…eat cultural influence there is. Most of the population in Miami is Hispanic (especially Cuban) which definetely affects the language spoken there since not everyone speaks English (newcomers). However, most people do speak English and even prefer to. English is also the first language of many Hispanic-Americans who've been born in Miami. In schools and most jobs, English is absolutely required. Hope I answered your question!
Almost all of the countries of South and Central America were at one time Spanish colonies in the New World. The Spaniards were the first Europeans to explore (and plunder) th…e lands of the Americas, under the conquistadors of the 1500's. Although they were outnumbered by the native populations, Spanish became widely used by the various populations, and eventually Spanish language and names became dominant. Weapons of the Spanish Conquistadors With the exception of British Honduras (Belize) British Guinana (Guyana) French Guiana, Dutch Guiana (Suriname) and Brazil (Portugese), the Spanish Empire included all countries from the Rio Grande in Mexico to Cape Horn in Argentina. This was largely due to two Spanish explorers: Cortez and Pizarro. When Hernando Cortez landed in the Western hemisphere from Spain, he and about 35 soldiers appeared before the natives. To the natives, they were considered gods, simply because they were riding horses, both clad in plated armor. They also had with them, a Catholic priest. When Cortez met with the Mayan Chief and subsequently gave the Chief a Bible, the chief threw the Bible on the ground and said something to the effect that bibles and the Spanish Gods weren't needed, nor their beliefs. This ensued a major battle against approximately 500 to 5,000 Mayan warriors, which the Spanish quickly defeated because of their steel swords and body armor, and because they fought on horseback. To Mayans, they seemed like strange creatures having four legs and two-heads and covered by steel. When Cortez looked down at the valley below, and saw more than 80,000 Mayans, he intended to conquer, civilize and culturize them. He had no idea of the fact that the Mayans, Aztecans, Incas and the Toltecs (a committee of Elders, from all the tribes) were already "civilized" with their own laws and their own gods. Unbeknownst to Cortez, the Europeans had a secret weapon even they didn't know about: diseases. These were mainly diseases of Europeans and animals, which came from the Middle East, and from Asia. These were diseases for which the Central American Tribes had no antibodies to protect them. Diseases such as, smallpox, flu, tuberculosis, malaria, plague, measles, diptheria and cholera infected tens of thousands of Mayans, helping to decimate the tribes and empires.
No. The US has not adopted any language as its official language, even English. However it is the official language of Puerto Rico (as well as English), a territory of the US.… New Mexico is also very close to having Spanish as an official language.
Mexico was colonized by the spanish around the 15-16 centuries, and when Mexico gained independence in the 19th century, the spanish language was spoken by the whole country. …Therefore, it made sense to make it an official language.
In all technicality, no. Nicaragua has no official language, although since Spanish is the de facto official language, it is effectively the official language in Managua.
No, it is Portuguese.
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Because Colombia was once a colony of Spain.
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Only in Equatorial Guinea.
The current Panama flag was adopted in 1903 and provisionallyapproved in 1904 by the Constituent Assembly. It was not definitelyapproved until 1925
No, Spanish is not the official language of Egypt. Arabic is theofficial language of Egypt.