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.