Battle of Jarte

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Battle of Jarte
Part of the Abyssinian–Adal War and Ottoman–Portuguese conflicts (1538–57)
Date 4 to 16 April 1542
Location Horn of Africa
Result Portuguese victory

Flag Portugal (1521).svg Portuguese Empire


Flag of Adal.png Adal Sultanate

 Ottoman Empire
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.