Quiz | Easy like Sunday morning: What has January 1 ever given us?
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Quiz | Easy like Sunday morning: What has January 1 ever given us?
The discovery of diamonds near this bay elevated the region to an important port located in one of the most visited cities in the Southern Hemisphere. Where is it?
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1 / 10 | On this day in 1502, Portuguese sailors landed at Guanabara Bay, which formed the opening of a river. This led to them naming it ‘River of January’. The discovery of diamonds nearby elevated the area into an important port, which then became the capital of the country till 1960, when the country had a dedicated capital city built. Which city is this, and in which country?

Answer : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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