Tutor profile: Grace H.
How many co-official variants of Spanish exist in Spain, and which is the most widely spoken?
In Spain, there are 5 co-official languages. There is Gallego, Catalan, Aranes, Euskera and Castellano. Castellano is the most widely spoken, and is most commonly referred to by English-speakers as "Spanish", though all of the previously mentioned languages are technically "Spanish" as well.
Subject: Political Science
What are the qualifications for being considered a sovereign state under the common international understanding?
In order to be a sovereign state, a territory must have a permanent population, a standing government, a clearly defined territory, and established relationships with other territories that are considered to be sovereign states.
Subject: African History
Why are the countries in a modern map of Africa laid out in such an irregular and unpredictable manner?
The countries of Africa that we know today have irregular and sometimes illogical borders because said borders were designated at the Berlin Conference by the various colonizing countries. The borders may appear strange because they don't follow traditional border markers like geological features.
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