Spain

Location: Southwest Europe Official name: Kingdom of Spain Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1492 / 1713 Capital city: Madrid Population: 46.5 million / 241 people per sq mile (93 people per sq km) Total land area: 194,896 square miles (504,782 square km) Language(s) spoken: Spanish (official language), Catalan (official language), … Read more

Sphere of influence

A method of dividing foreign control in china, after the country was forced to sign a series of treaties granting special privileges to the Europeans. China was partitioned for control by Britain, France, Germany, and Russia, among others.

Spiritualism

The belief that souls and spirits communicate with the living, usually through intermediaries called mediums.