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4 Directions Names in Spanish for English Readers

I live in India, and I speak Hindi, Punjabi and English very well. I have also been learning some more languages.

Directions are an important part of our life. We have to keep in mind the directions while commuting from one place to another. A traveller may have to come across such situations when they have to use the directions to find their destination in a foriegn land. Therefore they should know about the names of the directions in a foreign language. In this article we will discuss the names of all the 4 directions in the Spanish language.

4 directions names in Spanish and English

Direction Name in EnglishDirection Name in Spanish

North

Norte

South

Sur

East

Este

West

Oeste

North

The Spanish name for the North direction is Norte.

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South

The Spanish word for the South direction is Sur.

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East

The East is called Este in Spanish.

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West

The Spanish name for the West direction is Oeste.

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It's the quiz time now

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. What is the Spanish name for the West direction?
    • Sur
    • Oeste
  2. The Spanish name for the North direction is Norte.
    • True
    • False
  3. The Spanish name for the East direction is Este.
    • True
    • False

Answer Key

  1. Oeste
  2. True
  3. True

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

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