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Uganda Genealogy

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

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Uganda is a country in Africa bordered by Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya, Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire). The official languages are Swahili and English.[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Uganda Research

Links to articles on getting started with Uganda research.

Uganda Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Uganda research.

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Uganda Map[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the state level in Uganda. Uganda Regions map.png

Regions[edit | edit source]

Uganda is divided into four administrative regions with 111 recently formed districts and the capital city of Kampala.

  • Central Region (23 Districts, capital city Kampala)
  • Eastern Region (32 Districts)
  • Northern Region (30 Districts)
  • Western Region (26 Districts)

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

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

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Uganda," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 20 April 2016.

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