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Spanish Speaking Countries By Sharon Santoro
Do you know where Spanish is spoken? The Caribbean Central America Europe North America South America
The Caribbean – Las Antillas Cuba Capital La Habana Facts #1 producer of sugar Guantanamo Naval Base belong to US Known worldwide for its cigars
La República Dominicana Capital Santo Domingo Facts Santo Domingo is the oldest American city, established in 1496 shares the island with Haiti
Puerto Rico Capital San Juan Facts Commonwealth of the US as of 1898 American citizens as of 1917 Ponce de León first governor
Central America Guatemala Capital La Ciudad de Guatemala Facts Most populated country of CA Was the seat of the Mayas, one of the most advanced ancient civilizations
Honduras Capital Tegucigalpa Facts Most mountainous of CA countries US buys 90% of their exported products
El Salvador Capital San Salvador Facts Smallest country in CA Only CA country with no Atlantic coast
Nicaragua Capital Managua Facts Largest CA country Largest cattle producing country in CA
Costa Rica Capital San José Facts Only American country without an army Traditionally a democratic country
Panamá Capital La Ciudad de Panamá Facts US built Panama Canal Panama Canal only way for ship or boat to cross from Atlantic to Pacific without going to tip of South America
España Capital Madrid Facts Columbus received monetary support from Queen Isabel which resulted in the discovery of the New World Ruled by Dictator Francisco Franco 1939-1971 Ruled by King Juan Carlos I 1975-present Europe
North America México Capital La Ciudad de México Facts Chichén-Itzá ruins of Mayas and Toltecas La Ciudad de México founded on ruins of Tenochtitlán, ancient capital of Aztecs
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