Why is Spanish called Espanõl?

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I’d like an explanation,i’ve never really understood why?, does it mean the same thing?and are there other names for other languages?

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It has to do with the country:


Español - España

Spanish - Spain


Alemán - Alemania

German - Germany

Deutsch (I believe) - Deutschland 

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Jess.PWinkler wrote:

It has to do with the country:

Español - España

Spanish - Spain

Alemán - Alemania

German - Germany

Deutsch (I believe) - Deutschland

ohhh España means Spain..

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Interesting question!

-Ari-

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