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
15%
0%
7%
76%
13
flagSpain
25%
6%
0%
68%
32
flagBelgium
28%
0%
7%
64%
14
flagAustria
37%
6%
0%
56%
16
flagthe United States
22%
15%
7%
53%
138
flagSweden
26%
13%
6%
53%
15
flagGermany
28%
10%
8%
52%
128
flagItaly
28%
12%
7%
51%
39
flagLithuania
33%
8%
8%
50%
12
flagthe United Kingdom
32%
15%
3%
48%
218
flagPoland
30%
17%
6%
45%
7934
flagAustralia
50%
0%
7%
42%
14
flagDenmark
23%
23%
11%
41%
17
flagthe Netherlands
37%
25%
0%
37%
24
flagUkraine
37%
12%
12%
37%
16
flagNorway
31%
22%
9%
36%
22
flagCanada
33%
14%
19%
33%
21
flagRepublic of Ireland
50%
12%
0%
31%
16
flagFrance
47%
14%
9%
28%
21
flagIndia
52%
23%
11%
11%
17

Gender

men49%
women45%
Janeiro
29%
31%
La Plata
16%
17%
Corcovado
4%
5%
None
49%
45%

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