Timeline of stamp issuing entities of Portuguese East Africa and connected areas

Mozambique 1876–1975
Mozambique Company 1892–1941
Zambezia 1893–1917
Inhambane 1895–1917
Lourenco Marques 1895–1920
Niassa (Nyassa) Company 1898–1925
Quelimane 1914
Tete 1914
Kionga Triangle 1916
Mozambique 1975–today
1880
1890
1900
1910
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
2010
2020

Stamp issuing entities of Portuguese East Africa and connected areas

Name Issued
stamps
Bird
stamps
1876–1975 Mozambique ≈ 300
1892–1941 Mozambique Company ≈ 300
1893–1917 Zambezia

Although Zambezia was a part of the Portuguese East Africa Colony, the Portuguese government issued separate postage stamps for it starting in 1894, with the standard design depicting King Charles, and likewise in 1898.

≈ 100
1895–1917 Inhambane

Inhambane, Terra de Boa Gente (Land of Good People) is a city located in southern Mozambique, lying on Inhambane Bay, 470 km northeast of Maputo.

≈ 100
1895–1920 Lourenco Marques

Maputo (Portuguese pronunciation: [mɐˈputu]), known as Lourenço Marques before independence, is the capital and largest city of Mozambique.

≈ 200
1898–1925 Niassa (Nyassa) Company

The Niassa Company (Portuguese: Companhia do Niassa) was a royal company in the Portuguese colony of Mozambique, then known as Portuguese East Africa, that had the concession of the lands that include the present provinces of Cabo Delgado and Niassa between 1891 and 1929.

≈ 100
1914 Quelimane ≈ 40
1914 Tete ≈ 40
1916 Kionga Triangle ≈ 4
1975–today Mozambique
→ see under Mozambique
≈ 4 Thousand ≈ 430

About Portuguese East Africa

Portugese overseas colonies. Sometimes Portugese Mozambique is called to Portuguese East Africa.

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