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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!  
 
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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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.  
 
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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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!

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Jurisdictions

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

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Genealogy/Family History Archives of Belarus

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?

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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 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.

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