Spaniard in Spain

Main Language
Largest Religion
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Introduction / History

Spaniards are the native people living in Spain. Most are Catholics, though many now do not go to church and secularism is increasing in Spain as in other west European countries. Regionalism is important to many Spaniards.

Castilian is the main language of Spain and is spoken in the capital Madrid and elsewhere. Catalan is spoken in Barcelona which is the second largest city in Spain after Madrid. It is spoken in Catalonia. It is also the main language in the small country of Andorra. The Basque people speak Basque which is a unique language unlike any other language of the world. Bilbao is the main city in the Basque region. Galician is spoken in Galicia.

What Are Their Lives Like?

Spain is famous for its paintings, architecture and literature. Spanish cinema has been a big success. Flamenco dancing is well liked. Football (soccer) is the favorite sport among Spaniards with the big rivals Real Madrid and Barcelona being the biggest teams and who attract the best footballers in the world. Bull fighting is traditionally well liked in Spain.

Spaniards in Spain are fond of using olive oil in cooking. Education in Spain is free from six to sixteen years old. The Spaniards enjoy celebrating several festivals.

Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Spaniard in Spain.

* Pray that nominal Catholics in Spain will see the need to make a meaningful decision to follow Christ.
* Pray that instead of looking to atheism for solutions Spaniards in Spain will come to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that God will give guidance regards evangelizing Spaniards, in a way that is relevant to the Spanish people here.


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Spaniard
People Name in Country Spaniard
Population this Country 26,442,000
Population all Countries 29,270,000
Total Countries 50
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 3  (per
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Argentinian White; Camba; Chilean; Colombian; Cuban; Dominican; Dominican Mulatto; Hispanics; Latin American; Latin American White; Latinos; Mestico; Mestizo; Mexican; Peruvian; Puerto Rican White; Salvadoran; Uruguayan; Venezuelan Mestizo
People ID 15077
ROP3 Code 109534
Country Spain
Region Europe, Western
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Central, south; Canary Islands   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Country Spain
Region Europe, Western
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Central, south; Canary Islands.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Primary Language Spanish (26,442,000 speakers)
Language Code spa   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Spanish (26,442,000 speakers)
Language Code spa   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Spanish

Primary Language:  Spanish

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1514-1985)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1543-1999)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1553-2017)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
World Bibles
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Virtual Storehouse
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (Global Recordings Network)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (Faith Comes By Hearing)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Biblia de América (Faith Comes By Hearing)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Spanish
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Father's Love Letter
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Spanish
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Rivka (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Hope Video
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gospel resources links (Scripture Earth)
General Got Questions Ministry
General Open-licensed Bible stories on mobile app
General Walk with the Prophets and meet the Messiah
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic
Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.35 %)
77.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
0.00 %
1.00 %
22.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
1.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
1.0 %
Roman Catholic
98.0 %
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Profile Source Joshua Project  
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