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== Getting started with Belarus research  ==
 
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Welcome to the '''Belarus Page'''!  
 
Welcome to the '''Belarus Page'''!  
  
FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Belarus Page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Belarusian records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. Please visit the [[Portal:Get started with this site|help page]] to learn more about using the site. The Belarus Page is a work in progress, your contributions and [[FamilySearch Wiki:Feedback|feedback]] are essential!
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FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Belarus Page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Belarusian records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The Belarus Page is a work in progress, your contributions and [[FamilySearch Wiki:Feedback|feedback]] are essential!  
  
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== Jurisdictions ==
  
*[[Hamburg Passenger Lists|Hamburg Passenger Lists]] Wiki article
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*[http://www.statoids.com/yby.html Districts of Belarus]
*[[Germans from Russia|Germans from Russia]] Wiki article
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*[http://www.belarusguide.com/as/map_text/bel_lac.html Republic of Belarus Map]
 
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Genealogy/Family History Archives of Belarus&nbsp;http://archives.gov.by/eng/index.php?id=12
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[[Image:belarushis.jpg|thumb|left|250px|Historical Jurisdictions]]  
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*[[Hamburg Passenger Lists|Hamburg Passenger Lists]] Wiki article
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*[[Germans from Russia|Germans from Russia]] Wiki article
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Genealogy/Family History Archives of Belarus&nbsp;http://archives.gov.by/eng/index.php?id=12
Belarus is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the north and east, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the north. To read more about Belarus see [https://https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/bo.html The World Factbook] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belarus Wikipedia].
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After seven decades as a constituent republic of the USSR, Belarus attained its independence in 1991. It has retained closer political and economic ties to Russia than any of the other former Soviet republics. Belarus and Russia signed a treaty on a two-state union on 8 December 1999 envisioning greater political and economic integration. Although Belarus agreed to a framework to carry out the accord, serious implementation has yet to take place. Since his election in July 1994 as the country's first president, Alexandr LUKASHENKO has steadily consolidated his power through authoritarian means. Government restrictions on freedom of speech and the press, peaceful assembly, and religion continue.
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*The official name of Belarus is the ‘Republic of Belarus  
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*The official languages of Belarus are Belarusian and Russian. Polish and Ukranian are also spoken there
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*The primary religion in the country is Russian Orthodox
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*Belarus is, at times, also known as ’White Russia’
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*The capital of Belarus is Minsk,the other major cities of Belarus include Brest, Grodno, Gomel, Mogilev and Vitebsk
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*The oldest city of Belarus is Polotsk, which has been known since 862 AD
  
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Belarus is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the north and east, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the north. To read more about Belarus see [https://https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/bo.html The World Factbook] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belarus Wikipedia]. For centuries the lands of modern-day Belarus belonged to several ethnically different countries, including the Principality of Polotsk, the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, and the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth. After the short-lived Belarusian People’s Republic (1918–19), Belarus became a republic of the Soviet Union. Belarus attained its independence in 1991.  
  
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Minsk.jpg

Getting started with Belarus research

Welcome to the Belarus Page!

FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Belarus Page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Belarusian records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The Belarus Page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential!

Jurisdictions

  • Brest Province
  • Homyel' Province
  • Horad Minsk Municipality
  • Hrodna Province
  • Mahilyow Province
  • Minsk Province
  • Vitsyebsk Province

Research Tools

Genealogy/Family History Archives of Belarus http://archives.gov.by/eng/index.php?id=12

Featured Content

  • The official name of Belarus is the ‘Republic of Belarus
  • The official languages of Belarus are Belarusian and Russian. Polish and Ukranian are also spoken there
  • The primary religion in the country is Russian Orthodox
  • Belarus is, at times, also known as ’White Russia’
  • The capital of Belarus is Minsk,the other major cities of Belarus include Brest, Grodno, Gomel, Mogilev and Vitebsk
  • The oldest city of Belarus is Polotsk, which has been known since 862 AD

Did you know?

Belarushis.jpg

Belarus is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the north and east, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the north. To read more about Belarus see The World Factbook and Wikipedia. For centuries the lands of modern-day Belarus belonged to several ethnically different countries, including the Principality of Polotsk, the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, and the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth. After the short-lived Belarusian People’s Republic (1918–19), Belarus became a republic of the Soviet Union. Belarus attained its independence in 1991.

Help Wanted

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