How many languages do Spaniards speak?
The official language of Spain is Spanish (or rather castellano) and is understood everywhere in the country. More often than not, the people of Spain refer to their language as castellano rather than español because the latter can be any of the other languages spoken in the country. Castellano has deviated into other languages according to the cultural diversity of Spain and these regions are an important part of the Spanish cultural patrimony.
How many languages are spoken in Spain?
As a general rule, the peninsula is home to five different languages: Aranese, Basque, Catalan, Galician and Spanish. This does not however mean that all Spaniards speak these languages; Spain is politically divided into different regions and these languages are official and unofficial in Spanish autonomous communities. To answer the question of how many languages are spoken in Spain, here is an overview of the most widely spoken languages in descendant order: