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%
100%
0%
11
flagSpain
7%
3%
88%
0%
27
flagSweden
14%
7%
78%
0%
14
flagRepublic of Ireland
16%
16%
66%
0%
24
flagFrance
27%
3%
65%
3%
29
flagPoland
22%
8%
64%
3%
9151
flagthe United Kingdom
23%
9%
64%
2%
274
flagIndia
8%
16%
64%
8%
25
flagGermany
27%
6%
62%
1%
143
flagNorway
32%
8%
60%
0%
25
flagCanada
26%
13%
60%
0%
15
flagthe Netherlands
30%
11%
58%
0%
43
flagUkraine
35%
7%
57%
0%
14
flagUnknown
30%
7%
53%
3%
26
flagthe United States
28%
10%
52%
7%
230
flagLithuania
50%
0%
50%
0%
10
flagAustria
36%
15%
47%
0%
19
flagItaly
29%
25%
41%
4%
24
flagAustralia
30%
7%
30%
30%
13

Gender

men64%
women53%
Spain
24%
30%
France
9%
11%
Portugal
64%
53%
Germany
2%
3%

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