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%
47
flagthe United Arab Emirates
20%
6%
10%
63%
30
flagthe United Kingdom
28%
13%
3%
54%
420
flagItaly
31%
8%
8%
52%
61
flagthe United States
25%
13%
7%
50%
239
flagthe Netherlands
25%
19%
5%
50%
56
flagGermany
32%
8%
8%
49%
203
flagPoland
30%
16%
6%
46%
14500
flagUkraine
26%
14%
7%
46%
41
flagAustria
37%
11%
7%
44%
27
flagSweden
40%
8%
8%
44%
25
flagRepublic of Ireland
37%
11%
5%
42%
35
flagCanada
31%
12%
15%
40%
32
flagDenmark
24%
24%
12%
40%
25
flagNorway
32%
21%
8%
37%
37
flagFrance
42%
14%
5%
37%
35
flagUnknown
40%
18%
7%
32%
749
flagRussia
33%
25%
11%
25%
27
flagIndia
45%
20%
16%
16%
24

Gender

men43%
women45%
Janeiro
33%
31%
La Plata
16%
17%
Corcovado
5%
6%
None
43%
45%

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