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Taiwan Genealogy

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Guide to Taiwan, family history and genealogy parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Taiwan is an island country in the Pacific Ocean. Its nearest neighbors are mainland China, Japan, and the Philippines. The official language is Mandarin.[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Taiwan Research

Links to articles on getting started with Taiwan research.

Taiwan Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Taiwan research.

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Taiwan Map[edit | edit source]

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Jurisdictions[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Taiwan.

Taiwan does not have a central repository for Birth, Marriage, and Death records. Instead everything is recorded with local government offices.

Begin with the following list of counties, municipalities, and special administrative regions:

Counties[edit | edit source]

Municipalities[edit | edit source]

Special Municipalities[edit | edit source]

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

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

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Taiwan," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 21 April 2016.

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