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Mauritania Genealogy

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Guide to Mauritania ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

Mauritania Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Mauritania Background
Local Research Resources

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Mauritania is a country in Africa bordered by Morocco, Algeria, Mali, and Senegal. The official language is Arabic.[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Mauritania Research

Links to articles on getting started with Mauritania research.

Mauritania Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Mauritania research.

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Populated Places[edit | edit source]

The following are locations in the country:

Mauritania Map[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Mauritania.
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FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

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

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Mauritania," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 27 April 2016.