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Kionga

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Stamps (4)

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Things

Name: Kionga
What: territory

The Kionga Triangle was a small territory on the south bank of the Rovuma River, an outpost of German East Africa bordering on Mozambique. It was occupied by Portuguese forces in 1916, and stamps of Lourenco Marques overprinted for use in the territory before it became part of Mozambique.

Areas: Africa, Portugal

Stamps issued only during 1916

Numbers issued (approximate):
to 1940: 4



Currencies used: 100c=1e (Mozambican escudo)


Links:

Wikipedia
WP philately
Colnect Kionga
Commons Stamps of Kionga

Catalogs:
Afinsa
Stamp Number
Michel

Cross-references
Image cross-references
Data missing
Stamp problems


Chart of stamps issued by year (blue), plus estimate of types still unrecorded (dotted red lines):
4
1916


Chart of stamps (blue) with illustrations (green):
4
1916