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About us: The Origin of Our Name

Grupo Santillana’s origins are in a famous historical town in Spain called Santillana del Mar. The name Santillana is derived from two words in Spanish, Llanos Santos. In English they translate to Elysian Fields or Holy Fields, and in French to the recognized Champs Elysées. In any language, the interpretation of these two words is heaven or paradise.
Learn more about how this small town inspired a great legacy.      
 
Santillana’s Social Commitment to the Global Community
 
Grupo Santillana organizes and promotes educational seminars and debate forums in Spain and in Latin America, and also donates books and co-publishes with the Smithsonian institution and UNICEF.
Read more about how we are helping our global community.