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%
82%
17
flagSpain
24%
6%
0%
69%
33
flagBelgium
28%
0%
7%
64%
14
flagthe United States
23%
14%
7%
53%
165
flagSweden
26%
13%
6%
53%
15
flagGermany
27%
10%
8%
52%
138
flagAustria
41%
5%
0%
52%
17
flagItaly
28%
12%
7%
51%
39
flagthe United Kingdom
31%
15%
4%
49%
250
flagPoland
29%
17%
6%
46%
8693
flagUkraine
35%
10%
10%
45%
20
flagNorway
26%
23%
7%
42%
26
flagFrance
40%
14%
7%
37%
27
flagthe Netherlands
33%
29%
0%
37%
27
flagAustralia
43%
6%
6%
37%
16
flagDenmark
26%
21%
15%
36%
19
flagRepublic of Ireland
50%
10%
0%
35%
20
flagCanada
34%
13%
17%
34%
23
flagUU
51%
21%
0%
27%
33
flagIndia
52%
23%
11%
11%
17

Gender

men48%
women45%
Janeiro
30%
31%
La Plata
16%
16%
Corcovado
4%
5%
None
48%
45%

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