Fort of Africa

Old Fort of Zanzibar

The Old Fort (Swahili: Ngome Kongwe), also known as the Arab Fort and by other names, is a fortification located in Stone Town, the capital of Zanziba

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Fort Patience

Fort Patience (Dutch: Fort Lijdzaamheid, or, in 17th-century spelling, Fort Leydsaemheyt) is a Dutch-built fort located in the township of Apam, in th

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Mehdya, Morocco

Mehdya (Arabic: المهدية‎, translit. al-Mahdiyā), also Mehdia or Mehedya, is a town in Kénitra Province, Rabat-Salé-Kénitra, Morocco. Previously called

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Fort São Caetano

Fort São Caetano is a fort that was built in the 16th century in the present town of Sofala, Mozambique. The fort precisely dates from 1505. Pêro de A

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El Gamil

El Gamil (Arabic: الجميل‎; also called Gamil or El Gamīl; Romanized Arabic: Ṭâbiyet el-Gamîl) is a fortress with an airfield in Port Said Governorate,

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Fort of Santa Cruz (Oran)

Fort Santa Cruz, Oran, is one of the three forts in Oran, the second largest port city of Algeria; the other two forts are Fort de la Moune at the wes

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Fort Amsterdam, Ghana

Fort Amsterdam is a fort in Kormantin, Central region, Ghana. It was built by the English between 1638 and 1645 as Fort Cormantin or Fort Courmantyne,

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Fort Orange, Ghana

Fort Orange (Dutch: Fort Oranje) was built as a trading post on the Dutch Gold Coast in 1642, near Sekondi. The trading post was enlarged into a fort

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Elmina Castle

Elmina Castle was erected by the Portuguese in 1482 as São Jorge da Mina (St. George of the Mine) Castle, also known simply as Mina or Feitoria da Min

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Fort Prinzenstein

Fort Prinzenstein (Danish: Fort Prinsensten) is a fort located at Keta, Ghana which was used in the slave trade. Many such forts were built in Africa,

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Borj El Kebir

Borj El Kebir, also known as Borj El Ghazi Mustapha, is an ancient castle in Djerba, Tunisia. It is the largest and best preserved local castle, and i

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