The Spanish language
Spanish is a Romance language that is spoken by more than 350 million people worldwide. After Chinese, Spanish has the most native speakers in the world. It is hereby the second world language. Spanish is not only spoken in Spain, but also in many countries in Central and South America. Because of this, Spanish has many language variants. Spanish plays a very important role in both Europe and America when it comes to culture, economics and politics. This language has much in common with Portuguese and other Romance languages like French, Italian and Romanian.