In this series of articles we overview languages present in any given country. This time we are looking at the languages spoken in Chile

The most prominent language of Chile is Spanish.

The same 1 languages serve as the official languages of the country.

Below you will find summaries for the languages supported by our translation services.


Spanish is a Romance language, which is a branch of the Indo-European language family. It is the sole official language of Chile.

Spanish language summary
Number of speakers worldwide558 million
Language familyIndo-European
WritingSpanish alphabet
Major Spanish-speaking populations in:20 countries

Demographics and geographic distribution

More than a hundred million people use Spanish as their language of day-to-day communication. Examples of countries, where Spanish has a major presence, include:

  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Mexico
  • Chile

Around 90% of the population of Chile speak Spanish.


Spanish employs the Spanish script, which in itself is a sub-type of the Latin script. It is written in the left-to-right fashion.

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