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
10%
0%
5%
84%
19
flagSpain
25%
5%
0%
69%
36
flagSweden
22%
11%
5%
61%
18
flagGermany
29%
8%
8%
52%
167
flagthe United Arab Emirates
29%
5%
11%
52%
17
flagthe United States
26%
12%
7%
51%
197
flagthe United Kingdom
30%
14%
3%
50%
304
flagItaly
30%
10%
10%
50%
50
flagUkraine
30%
11%
7%
50%
26
flagPoland
29%
16%
5%
47%
9974
flagAustria
42%
4%
4%
47%
21
flagRepublic of Ireland
40%
8%
4%
44%
25
flagNorway
28%
21%
10%
39%
28
flagFrance
41%
12%
6%
38%
31
flagCanada
30%
15%
15%
38%
26
flagAustralia
43%
6%
6%
37%
16
flagthe Netherlands
36%
27%
0%
36%
33
flagDenmark
27%
22%
13%
36%
22
flagUnknown
46%
20%
5%
27%
79
flagIndia
45%
18%
18%
18%
22

Gender

men48%
women45%
Janeiro
29%
31%
La Plata
16%
16%
Corcovado
4%
6%
None
48%
45%

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