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

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Country Information

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

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

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


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

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


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