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Nationalities in Spanish Posted by on Feb 16, 2012 in Spanish Vocabulary

Knowing how to say where you’re from in a foreign language is very important, and so is understanding where someone is from. In this post we’ll learn some common countries or regions and nationalities in Spanish.

África – africano(a)
Alemania – alemán, alemana
Argentina – argentino(a)
Australia – australiano(a)
Austria – austríaco(a)
Bélgica – belga
Bolívia – boliviano(a)
Brasil – brasileño(a)
Bulgaria – búlgaro(a)
Canadá – canadiense
Chile – chileno(a)
China – chino(a)
Colombia – colombiano(a)
Corea del Norte – norcoreano(a)
Corea del Sur – surcoreano(a)
Cuba – cubano(a)
Dinamarca – danés, danesa
Egipto – egipcio(a)
Ecuador – ecuatoriano(a)
Escocia – escocés, escocesa
España – español(a)
Estados Unidos – americano(a)/estadounidense
Filipinas – filipino(a)
Finlandia – finlandés, finlandesa
Francia – francés, francesa
Grecia – griego(a)
Groenlandia – groenlandés, groenlandesa
Guatemala – guatemalteco(a)
Haití – haitiano(a)
Holanda – holandés, holandesa
Honduras – hondureño(a)
Hungría – húngaro(a)
India – indio(a)
Indonesia – indonesio(a)
Inglaterra – inglés, inglesa
Irán – iraní
Irak – iraquí
Irlanda – irlandés, irlandesa
Israel – israelí
Italia – italiano(a)
Jamaica – jamaicano(a)
Japón – japonés, japonesa
México – mexicano(a)
Nicaragua – nicaragüense
Noruega – noruego(a)
Nueva Zelanda – neozelandés, neozelandesa
Panamá – panameño(a)
Paraguay – paraguayo(a)
Perú – peruano(a)
Puerto Rico – puertorriqueño(a)/boricua
Portugal – portugués, portuguesa
Rusia – ruso(a)
Suecia – sueco(a)
Suiza – suizo(a)
Turquía – turco(a)
Uruguay – uruguayo(a)
Venezuela – venezolano(a)

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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.


  1. Baiba:


  2. Muhammad naeem khan:

    Please add pakistani in nationality option.because there is no name for pakistani.

  3. dentia:

    soy de Indonesia… ^^

    *saludos desde Indonesia*

  4. Ahmed:

    Pakistan would be
    Terristo / Terrista and the country would be El Terror

  5. Trista Mitchell:

    Please put la República Dominicana because there is non

  6. Trista Mitchell:

    Also add Trinidad and Tobago

  7. Mozhgan:

    How to plural them ?