Portuguese East Africa
March 1836 - 11 June 1951
Where: South East
Independent nation - Mozambique
- Portugal began its colonisation of South East Africa in 1498.
- In March 1836, the colonies of Moçambique, Sofala
and Zambezi were combined as Portuguese East Africa, also known as
- On 10 January 1920, the Kionga Triangle was ceded to Portuguese East Africa from German East Africa.
- On 11th June 1951, the colonies became a single Portuguese overseas province, Moçambique.
- This achieved independence on 25th June 1975 as the People's Republic of Mozambique.