So latin america technily includes haiti and quebec, but hispanoamerica excludes brazil.
I think a much more useful term and the one people actually mean when they say latinoamerica is IBERO america, from iberia, so that includes only portuguese and spanish speaking coutries.
Oh, and sometimes French-speaking regions are not considered part of Latin America. This is why many question people like Haitians as being "Latinos".
Anyway, these are my thoughts on the definition of Latin America. Its meaning is still ambiguous and can be interpreted in a lot of ways.
They spoke in urban areas, and the case of Campinas is correct in the quiz. If it were the municipality, I would have complained about my city, Belo Horizonte, because BH, has half the population said in the quiz. And its urban area has 5 million inhabitants.
Campinas metropolitan area is made by 20 cities and totals more than 3 mi habitants. Guarulhos is part of São Paulo metropolitan area, so it's every habitant of Guarulhos was counted by São Paulo.
You can check it even on wikipedea. Campinas was officially turned into a metropolitan area in 2000.
The City of São Paulo (just the municipio) for instance has about 12 mi habitants, but when you count the metro area it counts about 21 mi habitants (Guarulhos included).
Therefore, The quiz is correct.
Saying that French speaking countries fall in the concept of Latin America is not correct at all. Latin America is about the culture, not about the language. If it were solely about the language, then I expect Quebec to be considered as latin american also.
And BTW, there are many American cities which are already latin american by culture, like Miami for example. I just dont think you could include Miami on this list, because the USA as a whole is not Latin American.
Latino is about culture and nationality, not race.
Whereas Latin America problematicly includes french speaking places like Quebec and Haiti; and Hispano América excludes brazil; Iberoamerica refers only to those languages originating in the iberian peninsula.
So Iberoamerica = hipanoamerica + brazil
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