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%
94%
0%
18
flagSpain
6%
3%
90%
0%
31
flagSweden
16%
5%
77%
0%
18
flagUnknown
13%
6%
76%
3%
550
flagRepublic of Ireland
17%
13%
68%
0%
29
flagPoland
20%
8%
67%
3%
12262
flagNorway
26%
6%
66%
0%
30
flagthe United Kingdom
21%
10%
64%
2%
338
flagFrance
29%
2%
64%
2%
34
flagCanada
23%
11%
64%
0%
17
flagGermany
26%
8%
62%
1%
164
flagthe Netherlands
27%
11%
60%
0%
51
flagIndia
10%
17%
60%
7%
28
flagUkraine
33%
6%
60%
0%
15
flagthe United States
27%
10%
53%
6%
260
flagthe United Arab Emirates
23%
23%
53%
0%
13
flagAustralia
21%
5%
52%
21%
19
flagAustria
36%
15%
47%
0%
19
flagItaly
28%
25%
42%
3%
28

Gender

men70%
women54%
Spain
18%
29%
France
8%
11%
Portugal
70%
54%
Germany
2%
4%

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