What was the capital of Brazil, before Brasília took its place?

São Paulo
Pernambuco
Rio de Janeiro
Recife
Rio was the capital of Brazil from 1763 to 1960, both during the Por­tuguese colonial era and as an in­de­pen­dent nation. With the pop­u­la­tion of 6.3 million, it is the second largest city in Brazil, after São Paulo (11M).

Answers distribution

São Paulo
Pernambuco
Rio de Janeiro
Recife
answers
flagSwitzerland
25%
0%
74%
0%
35
flagGermany
20%
3%
72%
3%
489
flagIndia
20%
4%
71%
3%
97
flagPoland
24%
3%
69%
1%
29626
flagItaly
25%
0%
69%
2%
107
flagCanada
26%
0%
67%
5%
107
flagthe United Kingdom
28%
2%
66%
1%
910
flagSweden
25%
5%
66%
3%
60
flagDenmark
25%
5%
66%
1%
56
flagthe Netherlands
28%
3%
65%
2%
132
flagNorway
33%
1%
64%
0%
54
flagFrance
30%
3%
63%
3%
90
flagUnknown
31%
3%
62%
1%
1292
flagthe United States
27%
5%
61%
3%
1069
flagRepublic of Ireland
31%
2%
61%
4%
106
flagSpain
32%
0%
61%
1%
76
flagAustralia
29%
3%
61%
5%
55
flagAustria
32%
3%
61%
1%
52
flagMexico
36%
2%
56%
2%
195
flagBelgium
40%
4%
52%
2%
44

Gender

men64%
women68%
São Paulo
28%
26%
Pernambuco
3%
3%
Rio de Janeiro
64%
68%
Recife
2%
1%

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