Category:Elmina Castle

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Object location5° 04′ 57.4″ N, 1° 20′ 53.12″ W Edit this at Wikidata Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap - Google Earth - Proximityramainfo
English: Here are several European fortifications in Elmina which often called Elmina Castle in short. Here are
  • Fort São Jorge da Mina erected by the Portugueses in 1482, was conquered by the Dutches in 1637 und was sold to Great Britain 1872. From 1739 on, probably also already before, to 1814 the fort was also an important posts for the shipment of slaves delievered by the King of Ashanti.
  • Fort Conraadsburg was build 1637 by the Dutches on the São Jago Hill in Elmina in immediate vicinity to the Fort São Jorge da Mina. (also often called as Fort San Jago d'Elmina (or in similar forms of spelling). The only purpose of this fort was the accomplishment of the capture of the Portuguese Fort in the neighbourhood.
  • and any little outposts in and around the town of Elmina which were more or lesser fortified.
Elmina Castle 
fort and former trading post in Elmina, Ghana
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Instance offort,
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Part ofForts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions
Location Elmina, Komenda/Edina/Eguafo/Abirem Municipal District, Central Region, Ghana
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  • 1482
5° 04′ 57.36″ N, 1° 20′ 53.16″ W
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San Jorge de la Mina (es); Edina Abankese (ak); Сан-Жоржи-да-Мина (ru); Fort São Jorge da Mina (de); Castelo de São Jorge da Mina (pt); Kështjella Sao Jorge da Mina (sq); دژ المینا (fa); 埃爾米納城堡 (zh); Дворац Сао Хорхе да Мина де Оро (sr); Elmina Kalesi (tr); エルミナ城 (ja); Sant Jordi de la Mina (ca); Fort Sint George (nl); Castelo de São Jorge da Mina (sv); ელმინა (ka); Сан-Жоржи-да-Міна (uk); Dvorac Elmina (sh); Castelo de São Jorge da Mina (ceb); Elmina Castle (it); Saint-Georges-de-la-Mine (fr); 엘미나 성 (ko); Elmina Castle (en); قلعة المينا (ar); Kastil Elmina (id); எல்மினா கோட்டை (ta) forte ghanese (it); Fort (fr); fort and former trading post in Elmina, Ghana (en); قلعة في غانا (ar); Burg in Ghana (de); Ghana (nl) Elmina kalesi (tr); エルミナ城塞 (ja); Saint Georges de la Mine, São Jorge da Mina (fr); Fort St. George (Ghana), Fort Elmina, São Jorge da Mina, Sao Jorge da Mina (nl); Крепость Эльмина (Сан-Жоржи-ди-Мина), Крепость Эльмина (Сан-Жоржи-да-Мина) (ru); St. George’s Castle, Fort Sao Jorge da Mina, Elmina Castle, St. George's Castle (de); Castelo de são jorge da mina, Castelo da Mina, Feitoria da Mina, Fortaleza de São Jorge da Mina, Fortaleza da Mina (pt); Castle of St. George’s (en); São Jorge da Mina, San jorge de la mina, Sao Jorge da Mina, São Jorge da Mina de Ouro (es); 埃爾米納堡, 米纳堡 (zh); Castello di Elmina (it)


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