Map of Brazil in the Miller Atlas of 1519
Map of Brazil in the Miller Atlas of 1519

America. List of Portuguese colonial forts and possessions

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster.

UNDER COSTRUCTION…

BRAZIL:

Cabo Frio:

feitoria

Fernando de Noronha:

Portuguese

to The Netherlands

Portuguese: – Oct. 1734

to France (Oct 1734 – 1737)

Portuguese: 1737 –

Bahia:

Portuguese: -10 May 1624

to The Netherlands (10 May 1624 – 30 Apr. 1625)

30 Apr. 1625 –

Olinda:

Portuguese: -16 Feb. 1630

to The Netherlands

Recife:

Portuguese: – 3 Mar. 1630

to The Netherlands (3 Mar. 1630 – 1654)

António Vaz island: (near Recife)

Portuguese: – 1630

to The Netherlands

São Luís do Maranhão:

Portuguese: -Nov. 1641

to The Netherlands

Fortaleza:

Portuguese: – Dec. 1637

to The Netherlands

Rio de Janeiro:

Portuguese

São Paulo de Piratininga:

Portuguese

Belém:

Portuguese

URUGUAY:

Colonia del Sacramento:

Portuguese 28 Jan. 1680 –

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