Royal Spanish Academy

official regulator for the Spanish language

The Royal Spanish Academy (Spanish: Real Academia Española, generally abbreviated as RAE) is Spain's official royal institution. Its mission is to make sure the Spanish language lives on. It is based in Madrid, Spain, but also has locations throughout the world with the Association of Academies of the Spanish Language.[1]


  1. "ASOCIACIÓN DE ACADEMIAS DE LA LENGUA ESPAÑOLA" (PDF). Asociación de Academias de la Lengua Española. Archived from the original (PDF) on August 4, 2017. Retrieved October 28, 2017.