Palena, Los Lagos Region, Chile Genealogy

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

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History[edit | edit source]

  • Originally the province was part of the territory traditionally known as Chiloé Continental, belonged to the old Department of Chaitén.
  • The province was formed in 1976.
  • The provincial capital has been the town of Chaitén since its formation, except for the years 2008 to 2010 when it first moved to the town of Palena and then to the commune of Futaleufú because of a volcanic eruption.
  • La provincia tiene una población aproximada de 16.300 personas[1].

Communes[edit | edit source]

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Parish Records[edit | edit source]

Civil Records[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "Provincia de Palena," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provincia_de_Palena. Visited 19 May 2017