Where was the first Portuguese factory established in India?

Who established 1st factory in India?

Calcutta. Hint: Thomas Best was an English captain who had sunk four Portuguese ships. This impressed the Mughal Governor and therefore he gave them a treaty which was approved by emperor Jhangir who gave them trading rights. Complete answer: The first English factory in India was established at Surat.

Where is Kozhikode in India map?

Kozhikode Location Map,Kerala

City Kozhikode
State Kerala
District Kozhikode
Total Population 436,527
Total Male 211,785

What was the name of the first fort of Portuguese in India?

Fort Emmanuel

Fort Emmanuel (Fort Manuel) Fortaleza do Cochim (Emanuel)
Location Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin), India
Coordinates 9.9663°N 76.2391°ECoordinates:9.9663°N 76.2391°E
Built 1503
Architectural style(s) Portuguese

When did the Portuguese first arrived in India?

Portuguese explorer Vasco de Gama becomes the first European to reach India via the Atlantic Ocean when he arrives at Calicut on the Malabar Coast. Da Gama sailed from Lisbon, Portugal, in July 1497, rounded the Cape of Good Hope, and anchored at Malindi on the east coast of Africa.

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