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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.
 
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.
 
*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
 
*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
*[https://www.familysearch.org/ask/landing?search=Getting%20Started&show=lessons&message=true Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/help/helpcenter/learning-center Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Democratic_Republic_of_the_Congo Family History Center locator map]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Democratic_Republic_of_the_Congo Family History Center locator map]
 
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==Other Resources==
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Pages/the-french-documents-pages/the-french-documents(english) '''BYU Script French Tutorials''']
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Latest revision as of 11:40, 14 April 2021

Democratic Republic of the Congo Wiki Topics
Flag Democratic Republic of the Congo.png
Beginning Research
Record Types
Democratic Republic of the Congo Background
Local Research Resources

Guide to Democratic Republic of the Congo ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

Country Information[edit | edit source]

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is a country in Africa bordered by the Republic of the Congo, the Central African Republic, South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Zambia, and Angola. It was formerly known as Zaire and a colony of Belgium. The official language is French.[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Democratic Republic of the Congo Research

Links to articles on getting started with Democratic Republic of the Congo research.

Democratic Republic of the Congo Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Democratic Republic of the Congo research.

Ask the
Community

Democratic Republic of the Congo Map[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Populated Places[edit | edit source]

A directory including the names of some of the cities, towns, and regions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is available here.

Provinces[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Provinces:

  • Bas-Uele
  • Équateur
  • Haut-Katanga
  • Haut-Lomami
  • Haut-Uele
  • Ituri
  • Kasaï
  • Kasai-Central
  • Kasai-oriental
  • Kinshasa
  • Kongo Central
  • Kwango
  • Kwilu
  • Lomami
  • Lualaba
  • Mai-Ndombe
  • Maniema
  • Mongala
  • North Kivu
  • Nord-Ubangi
  • Sankuru
  • South Kivu
  • Sud-Ubangi
  • Tanganyika
  • Tshopo
  • Tshuapa

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

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

Other Resources[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Democratic Republic of the Congo," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democratic_Republic_of_the_Congo, accessed 3 May 2016.