U.S. is 2nd largest Spanish-speaking country

The Guardian – The United States is now the world’s second largest Spanish-speaking country after Mexico, according to a new study published by the prestigious Instituto Cervantes.

The report says there are 41 million native Spanish speakers in the US plus a further 11.6 million who are bilingual, mainly the children of Spanish-speaking immigrants. This puts the US ahead of Colombia (48 million) and Spain (46 million) and second only to Mexico (121 million).

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/jun/29/us-second-biggest-spanish-speaking-country

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