Asked in Portugal, Spain, Latin America
Why is Spain and Portugal often referred to as Latin American?
Latin America is usually a reference to South America. Spain and Portugal together are referred to as Iberia. ...
Asked in South America, Latin America
Why is south America often referred to as Latin America?
Because the languages that the people spoke in this area were all based on Latin: Spanish, French Portugese. ...
Asked in North America, South America, Latin America
Is South America and Latin America the same thing?
No. Latin America is a cultural region that spans Mexico, as well as most of the countries in Central America, the Caribbean and South America; South America is a geographical region located in the Americas. ...
Asked in Continents, Pangaea Supercontinent
How are the continents separated?
By a geographical feature, usually water, but not necessarily. Europe and Asia are separated by rivers and mountain ranges, and the two are sometimes referred to as Eurasia. North America and South America are connected by the Isthmus of Panama, and they are sometimes referred to as the Americas. ...
Asked in Geography, South America, English to Latin
What is the difference between south and Latin America?
latin includes south america, mexico, central america, etc. South america is the body of land which includes, Brazil, Argentina, etc. ...
Asked in Latin America
What is the northern part of South or Latin America called?
Northern part of South America is Colombia. Northern part of Latin America is Mexico. ...
The Americans are sometimes divided into two broad regions Anglo-America and latin America Canada and the US make up Anglo-America Which areas form latin America?
The Latin American countries are Spanish speaking and include Mexico and countries south of Mexico. ...
Asked in Central America, Latin America
Why is this region referred to as Latin America?
The Romans spoke Latin which is the basis for all Romance Languages (Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian and Romanian). The Spaniards conquered southwestern North America, Central America, and South America (except Brazil which was Portuguese). All these conquered lands spoke one of two languages based on Latin so it was natural to identify the area as "Latin America". ...
Asked in Mexico, North America, Latin America
Is Latin America between North America and stretched from Mexico to South America?
Latin America is loosely defined as those countries with languages derived from ancient Latin. Specifically, Spanish, French and Portuguese. Therefore, Latin America spans Mexico (North America), Central America, the Caribbean and South America. ...