Slovenia Genealogy

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

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Country Information[edit | edit source]

Slovenia is a country in Central Europe bordered by Italy, Croatia, Hungary, and Austria. The official language is Slovene.[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Slovenia Research

Links to articles on getting started with Slovenia research.

Slovenia Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Slovenia research.

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Slovenia Map[edit | edit source]

Primorska (Goriška & Istria)Notranjska (Inner Carniola)Gorenjska (Upper Carniola)Bela Krajina (Lower Carniola)Dolenjska (Lower Carniola)Koroška (Carinthia)Štajerska (Styria)Prekmurje (formerly Hungary)Slovenia Map 2021.png

Regions[edit | edit source]

Administrative divisions Slovenia is traditionally divided into eight regions. The traditional regions of Slovenia based on the former four Habsburg crown lands (Carniola, Carinthia, Styria, and the Littoral) are:

Administrative Regions of Slovenia
English Name Native Name
Upper Carniola Gorenjska
Styria Štajerska
Prekmurje Prekmurje
Carinthia Koroška
Inner Carniola Notranjska
Lower Carniola Don
Goriška Goriška
Slovenian Istria Slovenska Istra

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, "Slovene," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 28 March 2016.