Which large river flows through Rio de Janeiro? ("rio" is Portuguese for "river")

Janeiro
La Plata
Corcovado
None
Por­tuguese were the Eu­ro­peans who en­coun­tered Gua­n­abara Bay on January 1,1502. They took it for a large river, which they named "Rio de Janeiro" ("­Jan­uary River"). Later it was dis­cov­ered, that the presumed river was in fact a gulf, but the name re­mained.

Answers distribution

Janeiro
La Plata
Corcovado
None
answers
flagFinland
8%
0%
4%
88%
25
flagSpain
25%
6%
0%
68%
44
flagthe United Arab Emirates
22%
7%
7%
62%
27
flagSweden
25%
10%
10%
55%
20
flagthe United Kingdom
29%
12%
3%
54%
385
flagGermany
30%
8%
9%
51%
181
flagthe United States
26%
13%
8%
50%
223
flagItaly
32%
8%
8%
50%
59
flagUkraine
27%
13%
5%
48%
37
flagPoland
29%
16%
6%
47%
12544
flagthe Netherlands
30%
21%
2%
45%
46
flagAustria
40%
9%
4%
45%
22
flagRepublic of Ireland
37%
9%
6%
43%
32
flagCanada
31%
13%
13%
41%
29
flagFrance
42%
12%
6%
39%
33
flagDenmark
26%
21%
13%
39%
23
flagNorway
31%
22%
8%
37%
35
flagUnknown
39%
21%
6%
32%
414
flagRussia
36%
22%
13%
22%
22
flagIndia
45%
20%
16%
16%
24

Gender

men46%
women45%
Janeiro
31%
31%
La Plata
16%
17%
Corcovado
5%
6%
None
46%
45%

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