Battle of Jarte

Battle of Jarte
Part of the Abyssinian–Adal War and Ottoman–Portuguese conflicts (1538–57)
Date4 to 16 April 1542
LocationHorn of Africa
Result Portuguese victory

Portuguese Empire

Adal Sultanate
Commanders and leaders
Cristóvão da Gama Imam Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi

The Battle of Jarte was fought from 4 to 16 April 1542 between the forces of Imam Ahmad ibn Ibrahim al-Ghazi and a Portuguese expeditionary force fighting on behalf of the Ethiopian Empire. The Portuguese were led by Cristóvão da Gama. The Portuguese were victorious.

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