Gentilicios de España Posted by on Jul 31, 2009 in Spanish Culture, Spanish Vocabulary

Here are some gentilicios (demonyms: name of the inhabitants of a country, state or city) from Spain. They are used very frequently, and they it is not always easy to figure out what the city of origin is. Check them out!

Salmantino, de Salamanca.
Vallisoletano, de Valladolid.
Vizcaíno, de Vizcaya
Riojano, de La Rioja
Jiennense, de Jaén
Onubense, de Huelva
Leonés, de León
Mallorquín, de Mallorca
Barcelonés, de Barcelona
Pacense, de Badajoz
Abulense, de Ávila
Burgalés, de Burgos
Lucense, de Lugo
Tinerfeño, de Tenerife
Granadino, de Granada
Valenciano, de Valencia
Madrileño, de Madrid

Check out more gentilícios here.

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English / Spanish teacher and translator for over 20 years. I have been blogging since 2007 and I am also a professional singer in my spare time.


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