Arica, Arica, Chile Genealogy

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Guide to Commune of Arica ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, church records, parish registers, and civil registration.

History[edit | edit source]

  • The Spanish occupied the area for the first time in 1536.
  • In 1823 Arica was designated as a province, and belonged to the Department of Arequipa.
  • In 1879, the port of Arica was the scene of the naval battle of Arica and the battle of Arica.
  • Because of the Treaty of Ancon, the city formally passed to the Chilean administration, belonging to the province of Arica of Chile.
  • On October 21, 2006, the Region of Arica and Parinacota was created.
  • The commune of Arica has a population of approximately 211,000 people[1].

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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Parish Records[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

  • Cementerio Municipal de Arica
  • Cementerio de San Miguel de Azapa

Localities[edit | edit source]

  • Villa Frontera
  • San Miguel de Azapa
  • Poconchile
  • Molinos
  • Sora
  • Las Maitas
  • Caleta Vítor

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "Arica," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, Visited 1 May 2017