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== Getting started with Cambodia research  ==
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== Getting started with Cook Islands research ==
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The Cook Islands are named after Captain Cook, who sighted them in 1770. The islands became a British protectorate in 1888. By 1900, administrative control was transferred to New Zealand. In 1965, residents chose self-government in free association with New Zealand. For a more full coverage, go the the wiki site "Cook Islands (Includes Rarotonga)"<br>
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== Genealogy<br> ==
  
Cambodia is divided into 3 municipalities [Keb, Penh and Preah Seihanu (Sihanoukville)] and 20 provinces; Banteay Mean Cheay, Batdambang, Kampong Cham, Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Spoe, Kampong Thum, Kampot, Kandal, Kaoh Kong, Krachen, Mondol Kiri, Otdar Mean Cheay, Pouthisat, Preah Vihear, Prey Veng, Rotanah Kiri, Siem Reab, Stoeng Treng, Svay Rieng, and Takev. However, most Cambodians consider themselves to be Khmers, descendants of the Angkor Empire that extended over much of Southeast Asia and reached its zenith between the 10th and 13th centuries. Cambodia became part of French Indochina in 1887. Following Japanese occupation in World War II, Cambodia gained full independence from France in 1953.
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For more information about genealogies from the Cook Islands please see this article: [[Samoan, Tongan and other Polynesian Genealogies|Samoan, Tongan and other Polynesian Genealogies]]<br>
  
 
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Getting started with Cook Islands research

The Cook Islands are named after Captain Cook, who sighted them in 1770. The islands became a British protectorate in 1888. By 1900, administrative control was transferred to New Zealand. In 1965, residents chose self-government in free association with New Zealand. For a more full coverage, go the the wiki site "Cook Islands (Includes Rarotonga)"

Genealogy

For more information about genealogies from the Cook Islands please see this article: Samoan, Tongan and other Polynesian Genealogies

Jurisdictions

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