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 –

About Marco Ramerini

I did historical research on the history of geographical exploration and colonialism, particularly on the spice islands, the Moluccas. I have designed and written some internet sites including the www.colonialvoyage.com site dedicated to the history of geographical exploration and colonialism. Then the site www.borghiditoscana.net dedicated to my region: Tuscany. As well as many other travel sites in different languages. Traveler, writer of online tourist guides. I research and write about history. Finally I am passionate about astronomy and photography.