A captaincy (Spanish: capitanía, Portuguese: capitania ) is a historical administrative division of the former Spanish and Portuguese colonial empires. Each was governed by a captain general.

  • Captaincies of the Portuguese Empire
  • Captaincies of the Spanish Empire

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Captaincy General Of Cuba
... of a series on the History of Cuba New Spain Captaincy General of Cuba Cuban War of Independence Spanish–American War United States Protectorate ... The restructuring of the Captaincy General in 1764 was the first example of the Bourbon Reforms in America ... The local governors of the larger Captaincy General had previously been overseen in political and military matters by the president of the Audiencia of Santo Domingo ...
Captaincy General Of The Philippines
... The Captaincy General of the Philippines (Spanish Capitanía General de las Filipinas) was an administrative district of the Spanish Empire ... The Captaincy General encompassed the modern country of the Philippines and associated Spanish Pacific possessions ...