A map showing early Portoguese settlements in Zimbabwe

A map showing early Portuguese settlements in Zimbabwe. Image by MediaWiki

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: The Portuguese in Zambezi Valley: Portuguese Posts (feiras) in and Ports in the Mutapa state

Trading Posts/Feiras in the Mutapa State

  • The following were the Trading Posts or Feiras (Portuguese word for market) that were established by the Portuguese in Mutapa State
  • Tete
  • Luanze (Ruhanje)
  • Bukuto
  • Sena
  • Massapa
  • Zumbo
  • Sofala
  • Dambarare
  • Queliane

Portuguese Feiras in the Interior

  • Bukuto
  • Massapa
  • Manyika
  • Luanze (Ruhanje)
  • Sena
  • Dambarare

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