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

Portuguese Angola 1870–1975
Portuguese São Tomé and Príncipe 1870–1975
Portuguese Cape Verde 1877–1975
Portuguese Congo 1894–1915
Angola 1975–today
Cape Verde 1975–today
Sao Tome and Principe 1975–today
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Stamp issuing entities of Portuguese West Africa and connected areas

Name Issued
stamps
Bird
stamps
1870–1975 Portuguese Angola

Angola (also Portuguese Angola; formerly Portuguese West Africa, since 1951 Overseas Province of Angola, and finally State of Angola from 1972 to independence) is the common name by which the Portuguese colony in southwestern Africa was known across different periods of time. The former colony became an independent country in 1975 and now forms the Republic of Angola.

≈ 700
1870–1975 Portuguese São Tomé and Príncipe

São Tomé and Príncipe islands were a colony of the Portuguese Empire from its discovery in 1470 until 1975, when independence was granted by Portugal.

≈ 500
1877–1975 Portuguese Cape Verde

Cape Verde was a colony of the Portuguese Empire from the initial settlement of the Cape Verde Islands in 1462 until the independence of Cape Verde in 1975.

≈ 400
1894–1915 Portuguese Congo ≈ 100
1975–today Angola
→ see under Angola
≈ 1 Thousand ≈ 130
1975–today Cape Verde
→ see under Cape Verde
≈ 900 ≈ 34
1975–today Sao Tome and Principe
→ see under Sao Tome and Principe
≈ 4 Thousand ≈ 377