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Iberian Romance
Geographic
distribution:
Originally Iberian Peninsula and southern France; now worldwide
Linguistic classification:Indo-European
Subdivisions:
Occitano-Romance (East Iberian)[1]
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Languages spoken in Iberia over time

The Iberian Romance, or Ibero-Romance, languages are a branch of Romance languages. They were first spoken in Iberia. There are two branches of Iberian Romance languages, Occitano-Romance and West Iberian. The main two languages in the branch are Spanish (Castilian) and Portuguese. They came from a dialect of Vulgar Latin spoken in Iberia after the Roman Empire ended. Spanish and Portuguese spread to Latin America during the colonial era.[2][3][4]

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