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%
92%
0%
14
flagSpain
6%
3%
89%
0%
29
flagSweden
12%
6%
81%
0%
16
flagFinland
9%
9%
81%
0%
11
flagPoland
21%
8%
65%
3%
10048
flagRepublic of Ireland
19%
15%
65%
0%
26
flagthe United Kingdom
22%
9%
64%
2%
312
flagFrance
29%
2%
64%
2%
34
flagCanada
23%
11%
64%
0%
17
flagGermany
27%
7%
62%
1%
151
flagUnknown
30%
4%
60%
2%
50
flagthe Netherlands
28%
11%
60%
0%
45
flagIndia
10%
17%
60%
7%
28
flagNorway
32%
8%
60%
0%
25
flagUkraine
35%
7%
57%
0%
14
flagthe United States
28%
10%
52%
6%
253
flagAustria
36%
15%
47%
0%
19
flagAustralia
23%
5%
47%
23%
17
flagItaly
28%
25%
42%
3%
28

Gender

men64%
women53%
Spain
23%
30%
France
9%
11%
Portugal
64%
53%
Germany
2%
4%

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