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%
15
flagPortugal
0%
0%
100%
0%
10
flagSpain
3%
3%
92%
0%
26
flagSweden
15%
7%
76%
0%
13
flagPoland
22%
8%
64%
3%
8290
flagthe United Kingdom
24%
10%
62%
2%
224
flagIndia
8%
16%
62%
8%
24
flagGermany
27%
7%
61%
1%
121
flagRepublic of Ireland
20%
20%
60%
0%
20
flagFrance
35%
0%
58%
5%
17
flagNorway
34%
8%
56%
0%
23
flagthe Netherlands
35%
8%
55%
0%
34
flagCanada
30%
15%
53%
0%
13
flagUkraine
38%
7%
53%
0%
13
flagthe United States
30%
10%
50%
6%
201
flagLithuania
50%
0%
50%
0%
10
flagItaly
31%
22%
45%
0%
22
flagAustria
43%
12%
43%
0%
16
flagAustralia
30%
7%
30%
30%
13

Gender

men64%
women53%
Spain
23%
31%
France
9%
11%
Portugal
64%
53%
Germany
2%
3%

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