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Latin Countries

ARGENTINA
Population 37,812,817
Capital Buenos Aires
Languages Spanish (official), English, Italian, German, French
BELIZE  
Population 262,999
Capital Belmopan
Languages English (official), Spanish, Mayan, Garifuna (Carib), Creole
Bolivia
BOLIVIA  
Population 8,445,134
Capital La Paz
Languages Spanish (official), Quechua (official), Aymara (official)
BRAZIL  
Population 176,029,560
Capital Brasilia
Languages Portuguese (official), Spanish, English, French
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CHILE  
Population 15,498,930
Capital Santiago
Languages Spanish
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COLOMBIA
Population 41,008,227
Capital Bogota
Languages Spanish
COSTA RICA
Population 3,834,934
Capital San Jose
Languages Spanish (official), English spoken around Puerto Limon
CUBA
Population 11,224,321
Capital Havana
Languages Spanish
THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Population 8,721,594
Capital Santo Domingo
Languages Spanish
ECUADOR
Population 13,447,494
Capital Quito
Languages Spanish (official), Amerindian language (Quechua)
El Salvador
EL SALVADOR
Population 6,353,681
Capital San Salvador
Languages Spanish, Nahua (among some Amerindians)
Guatemala
GUATEMALA
Population 13,314,079
Capital Guatemala
Languages Spanish 60%, Amerindian languages 40% (more than 20 Amerindian languages, including Quiche, Cakchiquel, Kekchi, Mam, Garifuna, and Xinca)
Honduras
HONDURAS
Population 6,560,608
Capital Tegucigalpa
Languages Spanish, Amerindian dialects
Mexico
MEXICO
Population 103,400,165
Capital Mexico
Languages Spanish, various Mayan, Nahuatl, and other regional indigenous languages
Nicaragua
NICARAGUA
Population 5,023,818
Capital Managua
Languages Spanish (official)
note: English and indigenous languages on Atlantic coast
Panama
PANAMA
Population 2,882,329
Capital Panama
Languages Spanish (official), English 14%
note: many Panamanians bilingual
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PARAGUAY
Population 5,884,491
Capital Asuncion
Languages Spanish (official), Guarani (official)
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PERU
Population 27,949,639
Capital Lima
Languages Spanish (official), Quechua (official), Aymara
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THE PHILIPPINES
Population 84,525,639
Capital Manila
Languages two official languages - Filipino (based on Tagalog) and English; eight major dialects - Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocan, Hiligaynon or Ilonggo, Bicol, Waray, Pampango, and Pangasinense
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PUERTO RICO
Population 3,957,988
Capital San Juan
Languages Spanish, English
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SPAIN
Population 40,077,100
Capital Madrid
Languages Castilian Spanish (official) 74%, Catalan 17%, Galician 7%, Basque 2%
United States of America Flag
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Population 280,562,489
Capital Washington, D.C.
Languages English, Spanish (spoken by a sizable minority)
Uruguay Flag
URUGUAY
Population 3,386,575
Capital Montevideo
Languages Spanish, Portunol, or Brazilero (Portuguese-Spanish mix on the Brazilian frontier)
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VENEZUELA
Population 24,287,670
Capital Caracas
Languages Spanish (official), numerous indigenous dialects

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