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%
89%
0%
19
flagSweden
15%
5%
78%
0%
19
flagUnknown
13%
6%
76%
2%
604
flagCanada
18%
7%
74%
0%
27
flagPoland
19%
8%
67%
3%
13101
flagRepublic of Ireland
19%
12%
67%
0%
31
flagNorway
26%
6%
66%
0%
30
flagFrance
28%
2%
65%
2%
35
flagthe United Kingdom
21%
10%
64%
2%
346
flagGermany
25%
7%
63%
1%
181
flagthe Netherlands
25%
10%
62%
1%
58
flagIndia
10%
16%
60%
10%
30
flagthe United Arab Emirates
20%
20%
60%
0%
15
flagUkraine
31%
12%
56%
0%
16
flagAustralia
20%
5%
55%
20%
20
flagthe United States
27%
9%
53%
6%
263
flagAustria
36%
15%
47%
0%
19
flagItaly
28%
25%
42%
3%
28

Gender

men70%
women54%
Spain
18%
29%
France
8%
11%
Portugal
71%
54%
Germany
2%
4%

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