The Portuguese Expidition to Sofala, East Africa

The 1505 expedition of Pêro de Anaia to Sofala led to the establishment of Fort São Caetano, the first permanent Portuguese colony in East Africa. The Capitaincy of Sofala would eventually evolve into the colonial government of Portuguese Mozambique.

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Location: Mozambique
Continent: Africa
Keywords: colonialism, colony, de Gama