or flag for Spain emoji or Spanish flag emoji [flag fer speyn ih-moh-jee]
What does 🇪🇸 mean?
¡Viva España! Let's have some tapas. All the tapas ... or pinchos or banderillas.
The flag for Spain emoji, 🇪🇸, is used to signify all aspects of Spanish life and culture, including sports, history, and language as well vacations to the country.
- 🐂 ox emoji
- 🥘 paella emoji
- 💃 woman dancing
- la Rojigualada
- plus ultra
Where does come from?
Who uses ?
Spanish people or their decedents are very proud, rightfully, of being Spanish, and they like to demonstrate it using the flag for Spain emoji in their Twitter and Instagram handles.
Given how popular soccer (or fútbol) is in Spain, it’s no surprise that the flag for Spain emoji comes up regularly in discussions of the Spanish team, especially around the World Cup and La Liga.
Most Players in #WorldCup Semi Finals By League:
🏴 Premier League – 40
🇪🇸 La Liga – 12
🇫🇷 Ligue 1- 11
🇩🇪 Bundesliga – 9
🇮🇹 Serie A – 8 pic.twitter.com/A6vlxfEAgP
— Transfer News (@TrustyTransfers) July 9, 2018
The flag for Spain emoji is also widely used as shorthand for the Spanish language, although it’s far from the only country that speaks Spanish.
“In #Rome (…) soldier’s pay was originally #salt, so word salary derives from it,” said Pliny the Elder, a famous Roman historian, in his book.
Today we use salario🇮🇹, salaire 🇫🇷, salario🇪🇸 salário🇵🇹, salariu 🇷🇴,
salari – catalan, soldata- basque, salè-Haitien creole https://t.co/kHEEECBVau
— Daria Pirvu (@daria_pirvu) July 6, 2018
Contemporary goings-on in Spain, like its politics and arts and culture, are often punctuated with the flag for Spain emoji.
— AFP news agency (@AFP) July 1, 2018
Spain is also an extremely popular tourist destination, welcoming 82 million tourists annually to its beautiful cities and siesta‘d countrysides known for its delicious food (paella, anyone?) and red wine (Tempranillo for us, please). No small number of these tourists use the flag for Spain emoji in their pictures and posts about their trips to Spain.
Montserrat, Spain. What a beautiful trip. 🇪🇸 pic.twitter.com/IZMXdwZOAF
— Elise Bauman (@baumanelise) June 30, 2018
You know you’re in Spain when you go to a fast food restaurant and have a 10 minute wait for just a Pepsi 😴🇪🇸
— Nathan Paul Viney (@npviney) July 6, 2018
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