Which is older Spanish or Portuguese?

Starting with Marcelo Serrado’s answer, Portugal is certainly older than Spain. In terms of its borders is certainly older than Spain and one of the oldest in Europe.

Is Portugal older than Spain?

The union of the crowns of Castille and Aragon in 1469 and the finalized ‘reconquista’ of the Spanish territory from the muslim rulers of Granada in 1492 mark the beginning of Spain. Yes, Portugal is the country with the oldest frontiers defined of Europe.

Which country came first Spain or Portugal?

Portugal… Portugal, in the 20th century the poorest and least developed of the western European powers, was the first nation (with Spain) to establish itself as a colonial power and the last to give up its colonial possessions.

What’s the oldest country?

Is Spanish older than English?

So we’ve established that English has been written for a long time, and while it gets more and more difficult to understand, the further back we go, as a written language it’s probably older than Spanish. Spanish, on the other hand, hasn’t been written as long as English.

What race is Portuguese?

The Portuguese are a Southwestern European population, with origins predominantly from Southern and Western Europe. The earliest modern humans inhabiting Portugal are believed to have been Paleolithic peoples that may have arrived in the Iberian Peninsula as early as 35,000 to 40,000 years ago.

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