Around 580 million speak Spanish making it one of the top five languages in the world for the total number of speakers.

It originates from the Ibero-Romance which evolved from Vulgar Latin of Iberia and also includes Portuguese, Catalan-Valencian-Balear and Galician.

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Five facts about the Spanish Language:

1. There are 21 countries that have Spanish as an official language.

2. It has Latin origins.

3. Arabic influenced Spanish.

4. The earliest Spanish texts were written over 1000 years ago.

5. It is also known as Castilian, which is a region in central Spain.

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