Answer the following question in detail.Which are the places where the Portuguese established their colonies? - History

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Answer the following question in detail.
Which are the places where the Portuguese established their colonies?

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By 1608, the Portuguese had established their colonies on the western coast of India at Diu, Daman, Chaul, Goa (including Sashti and Bardesh). Honnavar, Gangoli, Basrur, Mangalore, Kannur, Kodungallur, Kochi, and Kollam. Similarly, on the eastern coast, they had trader colonies at Nagapattinam, Mylapore or Sao Tome/San Thom, and Hugli in Bengal. This stretch of the Portuguese empire had its capital at Goa.

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Chapter 3: India and European Colonialism - Exercise Q.4 [Page 23]

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Balbharati History 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 3 India and European Colonialism
Exercise Q.4 | Q 1 | Page 23
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