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%
17
flagPortugal
0%
0%
92%
0%
14
flagSpain
7%
3%
88%
0%
27
flagSweden
13%
6%
80%
0%
15
flagFrance
27%
3%
65%
3%
29
flagRepublic of Ireland
19%
15%
65%
0%
26
flagPoland
22%
8%
64%
3%
9523
flagIndia
8%
16%
64%
8%
25
flagCanada
23%
11%
64%
0%
17
flagthe United Kingdom
23%
9%
63%
3%
282
flagGermany
27%
7%
62%
1%
147
flagthe Netherlands
28%
11%
60%
0%
45
flagNorway
32%
8%
60%
0%
25
flagCzech Republic
30%
10%
60%
0%
10
flagUnknown
31%
5%
57%
2%
35
flagUkraine
35%
7%
57%
0%
14
flagthe United States
28%
10%
52%
7%
238
flagAustria
36%
15%
47%
0%
19
flagItaly
29%
25%
40%
3%
27
flagAustralia
30%
7%
30%
30%
13

Gender

men64%
women53%
Spain
23%
30%
France
9%
11%
Portugal
64%
53%
Germany
2%
3%

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