Which European country used to have its capital outside Europe?

Spain
France
Portugal
Germany
On November 29,1807, Braganza royal family and its court of nearly 15,000 people escaped from Lisbon to Rio de Janeiro, shortly before Napoleon­ic forces invaded Lisbon. For thirteen years, Rio de Janeiro func­tioned as the capital of the Kingdom of Por­tu­gal.

Answers distribution

Spain
France
Portugal
Germany
answers
flagBelgium
0%
0%
100%
0%
18
flagPortugal
0%
0%
92%
0%
14
flagSpain
7%
3%
89%
0%
28
flagSweden
12%
6%
81%
0%
16
flagFinland
9%
9%
81%
0%
11
flagFrance
28%
3%
65%
3%
32
flagRepublic of Ireland
19%
15%
65%
0%
26
flagPoland
21%
8%
64%
3%
9790
flagthe United Kingdom
22%
9%
64%
3%
298
flagCanada
23%
11%
64%
0%
17
flagGermany
26%
7%
63%
1%
149
flagIndia
11%
14%
62%
7%
27
flagthe Netherlands
28%
11%
60%
0%
45
flagUnknown
28%
4%
60%
2%
45
flagNorway
32%
8%
60%
0%
25
flagUkraine
35%
7%
57%
0%
14
flagthe United States
27%
10%
52%
6%
247
flagAustria
36%
15%
47%
0%
19
flagItaly
28%
25%
42%
3%
28
flagAustralia
30%
7%
30%
30%
13

Gender

men64%
women53%
Spain
23%
30%
France
9%
12%
Portugal
64%
53%
Germany
2%
4%

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