Spanish is a Romance language having its origin in Latin. Spanish is the mother tongue of about 350 million people around the world. Another 80 million people speak it as a second language. A large number of people also speak Spanish as a foreign language.
German is spoken by over 121 million speakers in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Russia, Italy, France, Denmark, Belgium, the USA, Canada, Brazil, Australia, South Africa, Lichtenstein, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Czech Republic, Argentina, Slovakia and Latvia.