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Albania Genealogy

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Guide to Albania ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Albania is a country in Europe bordered by Montenegro, Kosovo, Macedonia, and Greece. The Ottoman Empire controlled Albania from 1478 until 1912. The official language is Albanian.[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Albania Research

Links to articles on getting started with Albania research.

Albania Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Albania research.

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Albania is divided into 12 counties. The counties are the country's primary administrative divisions and are further subdivided into 61 municipalities. [2]

Counties[edit | edit source]

12 counties (qarqe, singular - qark)

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Albania," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albania, accessed 5 May 2016.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Albania," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albania, accessed 5 May 2016.

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