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
28%
6%
0%
65%
49
flagthe United Arab Emirates
18%
6%
9%
65%
32
flagAustria
29%
6%
4%
60%
48
flagItaly
29%
6%
6%
57%
75
flagthe United Kingdom
28%
12%
3%
55%
474
flagthe Netherlands
24%
19%
5%
51%
78
flagthe United States
26%
13%
8%
50%
283
flagGermany
32%
8%
8%
50%
225
flagPoland
29%
15%
6%
47%
16295
flagUkraine
28%
15%
6%
45%
46
flagSweden
47%
4%
4%
42%
42
flagFrance
39%
12%
7%
41%
41
flagCanada
34%
12%
14%
39%
41
flagRepublic of Ireland
38%
11%
9%
38%
42
flagDenmark
26%
23%
11%
38%
26
flagNorway
32%
21%
8%
37%
37
flagRussia
34%
18%
7%
34%
38
flagUnknown
40%
18%
7%
33%
820
flagIndia
40%
18%
14%
25%
27

Gender

men45%
women46%
Janeiro
33%
30%
La Plata
16%
16%
Corcovado
5%
5%
None
45%
46%

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