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
flagSpain
6%
3%
90%
0%
32
flagPortugal
5%
0%
85%
0%
20
flagUnknown
13%
7%
76%
3%
625
flagSweden
20%
5%
75%
0%
20
flagCanada
18%
7%
74%
0%
27
flagPoland
19%
8%
68%
3%
13570
flagNorway
25%
6%
67%
0%
31
flagthe Netherlands
23%
9%
65%
1%
64
flagFrance
28%
2%
65%
2%
35
flagRepublic of Ireland
21%
12%
65%
0%
32
flagthe United Kingdom
20%
9%
64%
3%
363
flagGermany
24%
8%
63%
1%
193
flagthe United Arab Emirates
18%
18%
62%
0%
16
flagIndia
10%
16%
60%
10%
30
flagUkraine
31%
12%
56%
0%
16
flagAustralia
20%
5%
55%
20%
20
flagthe United States
26%
10%
53%
6%
278
flagAustria
38%
14%
47%
0%
21
flagItaly
27%
27%
41%
3%
29

Gender

men70%
women55%
Spain
18%
28%
France
8%
11%
Portugal
70%
55%
Germany
2%
4%

Language versions

question
answers
results
flag
Which European country used to have its capital outside Europe?
566
59%

Details

Author: globalquiz.org
tools
Should this question be improved? Improve it.
Globalquiz questions are translated by users for other users. Translate this question.