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Encyclopedia > Castilian people
Unofficial map of what is traditionally considered to be the region of Castile (shown in red), although the definition of which areas constitute Castile is disputed.
Unofficial map of what is traditionally considered to be the region of Castile (shown in red), although the definition of which areas constitute Castile is disputed.

The Castilian people are the inhabitants of the historical region of Castile. Through the Reconquista, they spreaded outside historical region of Castile all over the Iberian Peninsula, especially in the southern Spanish regions of Extremadura, Andalusia, Murcia and the Canary Islands. After this, since the 15th century, through the Spanish conquest of the Americas, they also spreaded over the New World, bringing with them not only their language but also their culture, traditions and idiosyncracy. Image File history File links Castilemodified. ... Image File history File links Castilemodified. ... This article or section needs a complete rewrite for the reasons listed on the talk page. ... Conquista redirects here. ... This article or section needs a complete rewrite for the reasons listed on the talk page. ... The Iberian Peninsula, or Iberia, is located in the extreme southwest of Europe. ... Autonomous communities of Spain. ... Capital Mérida Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % of Spain Ranked 5th  41 634 km²  8,2% Population  â€“ Total (2005)  â€“ % of Spain  â€“ Density Ranked 12th  1 083 879  2,5%  26,03/km² Demonym  â€“ English  â€“ Spanish  â€”  extremeño/a, castúo Statute of Autonomy February 26, 1983 ISO 3166-2 EX Parliamentary representation... Motto: Andalucía por sí, para España y la humanidad (Andalusia by herself, for Spain, and for humankind) Capital Seville Official language(s) Spanish Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % of Spain Ranked 2nd  87,268 km²  17. ... For the Roman goddess see Venus. ... The Canaries is the nickname of Norwich City FC. The Canaries is also the nickname of Hitchin Town F.C.. Capital Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Santa Cruz de Tenerife Official language(s) Spanish Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % of Spain Ranked 13th  7,447 km²  1. ... (14th century - 15th century - 16th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 15th century was that century which lasted from 1401 to 1500. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Carte dAmérique, Guillaume Delisle, c. ... Culture (from the Latin cultura stemming from colere, meaning to cultivate), generally refers to patterns of human activity and the symbolic structures that give such activity significance. ... A tradition is a story or a custom that is memorized and passed down from generation to generation, originally without the need for a writing system. ... This page is a candidate to be moved to Wiktionary. ...


The land of Castile

Castile is a historical region of Spain that comprises the territories of the old Crown of Castile (the conjunction of the Kingdom of Castile and the Kingdom of León) at the north, and the new territories that were conquered to the Moors during the Reconquista at the south. This article or section needs a complete rewrite for the reasons listed on the talk page. ... This article or section needs a complete rewrite for the reasons listed on the talk page. ... Look up Region in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The starting point of Crown of Castile can be considered when the union of the Kingdoms of Castile and Leon in 1230 or the later fusion of their Cortes (their Parlaments). ... A former kingdom of Spain, Castile comprises the two regions of Old Castile in north-western Spain, and New Castile in the centre of the country. ... The city of León was founded by the Roman Seventh Legion (for unknown reasons always written as Legio Septima Gemina (twin seventh legion). It was the headquarters of that legion in the late empire and was a center for trade in gold which was mined at Las Médulas... Moorish Ambassador to Queen Elizabeth I of England The Moors were the medieval Muslim inhabitants of al-Andalus (the Iberian Peninsula including present day Gibraltar, Spain and Portugal) as well as the Maghreb and western Africa, whose culture is often called Moorish. ... Conquista redirects here. ...


The Castilian language

Main article: Castilian language

The Castilian language is the native language of the Castilians. It originated in the Cordillera Cantábrica, in northern Spain, during the 8th and 9th centuries AD. After the Reconquista, the Castilian was brought to the south and almost entirely replaced the languages that were spoken in the Moorish zone, such as the Arabic and the Mozárabe. However, in this process the Castilian also acquired strong influences from these languages that gradually absorved. This article is about the international language known as Spanish. ... This article is about the international language known as Spanish. ... Cantabrian Mountains (Span. ... The 8th century is the period from 701 - 800 in accordance with the Julian calendar in the Christian Era. ... (8th century - 9th century - 10th century _ other centuries) Events Beowulf might have been written down in this century, though it could also have been in the 8th century Viking attacks on Europe begin Oseberg ship burial The Magyars arrive in what is now Hungary, forcing the Serbs and Bulgars... Conquista redirects here. ... This article is about the international language known as Spanish. ... Al-Andalus is the Arabic name given the Iberian Peninsula by its Muslim conquerors; it refers to both the Caliphate proper and the general period of Muslim rule (711–1492). ... Arabic can mean: From or related to Arabia From or related to the Arabs The Arabic language; see also Arabic grammar The Arabic alphabet, used for expressing the languages of Arabic, Persian, Malay ( Jawi), Kurdish, Panjabi, Pashto, Sindhi and Urdu, among others. ... This article is about the international language known as Spanish. ...


During the Spanish conquest of the Americas, the Castilian was the dominant language in Spain, and therefore was the language that was transmitted to the New World by the Conquistadores. Due to this gradual process, the Hispanophone was created. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... This article is about the international language known as Spanish. ... Carte dAmérique, Guillaume Delisle, c. ... Conquistador (meaning Conqueror in the Spanish language) is the term used to refer to the soldiers, explorers, and adventurers who brought much of the Americas under Spanish rule between the 15th and 17th centuries. ... A map of the Spanish language usage; see the image page for the detailed legend A Hispanophone is someone who speaks the Spanish language either natively or by adoption. ...


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