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
11%
0%
5%
83%
18
flagSpain
25%
5%
0%
68%
35
flagBelgium
25%
0%
6%
68%
16
flagSweden
25%
12%
6%
56%
16
flagthe United States
25%
13%
6%
52%
181
flagAustria
42%
5%
0%
52%
19
flagGermany
29%
9%
9%
51%
160
flagUkraine
30%
11%
7%
50%
26
flagthe United Kingdom
31%
15%
3%
49%
281
flagItaly
29%
12%
9%
48%
41
flagPoland
29%
17%
5%
46%
9347
flagRepublic of Ireland
41%
8%
0%
45%
24
flagNorway
28%
21%
10%
39%
28
flagDenmark
23%
23%
14%
38%
21
flagAustralia
43%
6%
6%
37%
16
flagFrance
43%
13%
6%
36%
30
flagthe Netherlands
34%
31%
0%
34%
29
flagCanada
33%
16%
16%
33%
24
flagUnknown
47%
15%
5%
32%
59
flagIndia
52%
21%
15%
10%
19

Gender

men48%
women44%
Janeiro
29%
31%
La Plata
16%
16%
Corcovado
4%
6%
None
48%
45%

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