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
14%
7%
78%
0%
14
flagPoland
22%
8%
64%
3%
8768
flagthe United Kingdom
23%
9%
64%
2%
247
flagIndia
8%
16%
64%
8%
25
flagGermany
26%
6%
63%
1%
130
flagNorway
32%
8%
60%
0%
25
flagRepublic of Ireland
20%
20%
60%
0%
20
flagFrance
31%
4%
59%
4%
22
flagCanada
28%
14%
57%
0%
14
flagUkraine
35%
7%
57%
0%
14
flagthe Netherlands
34%
10%
55%
0%
38
flagUU
38%
0%
53%
7%
13
flagthe United States
29%
10%
51%
6%
217
flagLithuania
50%
0%
50%
0%
10
flagAustria
41%
11%
47%
0%
17
flagItaly
31%
22%
45%
0%
22
flagAustralia
30%
7%
30%
30%
13

Gender

men64%
women53%
Spain
24%
31%
France
9%
11%
Portugal
64%
53%
Germany
2%
3%

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