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What is the largest Spanish speaking country in North America?


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2011-05-16 05:24:17
2011-05-16 05:24:17

Mexico is the only Spanish-speaking country in North America proper. If Central America is included, Mexico still has the largest number of speakers with more than 100 million.

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I may be wrong, but I think that Venezuela is the largest spanish speaking country in south america.

No, Argentina is the largest Spanish-speaking country in South America, and the second-largest country in South America overall (after Brazil).

Argentina is the largest Spanish-speaking country (by area) in South America. Colombia has a greater population, Spanish-speaking or otherwise (about 46 million, about 6 million more than Argentina).

Brazil, the largest country in South America, is a Portuguese speaking country.

== == The largest spanish speaking country Mexico -- mexico

Mexico is the largest Spanish speaking country.

In area, Argentina. By population, Colombia. (Argentina is #2)

As of 2011, Argentina is the country with the fourth largest Spanish speaking population (approximately 40 million).

It is Brazil, also the largest country in South America in both area and population. Brazil was colonized by Portugal and the national language is Portuguese.

If you're asking what country has the largest Spanish-speaking population, it's Mexico.

If the question is asking "Which Spanish-speaking country has the largest Jewish population today?", the answer is Argentina with roughly 200,000 Jews. If the question is asking, "Which Spanish-speaking country historically had the largest percentage of Jews?", the answer would be Spain since Spain had a large Jewish population in 1490.

Brazil is the largest Portuguese speaking country in the world and is located in South America.Brazil is the one country in Latin America whose main language is Portuguese.

Mexico has the largest population. Argentina has the largest physical area.

Latin America includes Mexico, Central America, and South America. By population the answer would be Mexico, while by size the answer would be Argentina.

I would say that South America has more spanish speaking persons than any other continent.

According to, "The United States, with a population of over 25 million Hispanics, is the fifth largest Spanish-speaking country in the world, after Mexico, Spain, Colombia, and Argentina."

It depends. If you mean in terms of area, yes: it is second to Argentina. If you mean in terms of population, no: it is the largest Spanish-speaking country in the world (113 million people)

CountrySpanish speaking population1Mexico112,340,0002Colombia46,000,0003Argentina40,900,0004United States35,968,5005Perú30,000,000

The largest non-Spanish-speaking country in South America is Brazil (where they speak Portuguese), but you can get creative with Suriname (Dutch), Guyana (English and Guarani), and French Guyana (French).

Cuba at 42,803 sq. mi. is the largest Spanish speaking island.

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