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== Getting started with Croatia research  ==
 
== Getting started with Croatia research  ==
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*[[Croatia Beginning Research|Beginning Croatian Research]]  
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*[[Croatia Beginning Research|Beginning Croatian Research Overview]]  
 
*[[Croatia Letter Writing Guide|Letter Writing Guide]]  
 
*[[Croatia Letter Writing Guide|Letter Writing Guide]]  
 
*[[Croatia Websites|Websites]]  
 
*[[Croatia Websites|Websites]]  
*[[Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian Language Page & Word List|Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian Language Page &amp; Word List]]
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*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Croatia_Language_and_Languages#Word_List Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian Word List]
  
 
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*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/b/bc/Beginner%27s_Guide_to_Croatian_Research.pdf Beginner's Guide to Croatian Research by Thomas K. Edlund with Kahlile B. Mehr]
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*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/e/e1/Croatian_Microfilming_List.pdf Beginner's Guide to Croatian Research/Croatian Microfilming List by Thomas K. Edlund with Kahlile B. Mehr]
  
 
== Online Databases  ==
 
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*[http://arhinet.arhiv.hr/index.aspx ARHiNET Croatia] Central National Register of Archival Fonds and Collections of the Republic of Croatia (includes some vital registers)
 
*[[Croatia, Delnice Roman Catholic Church Books(Family Search Historical Records)|Croatia, Delnice Roman Catholic Church Books(Family Search Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Croatia, Delnice Roman Catholic Church Books(Family Search Historical Records)|Croatia, Delnice Roman Catholic Church Books(Family Search Historical Records)]]
  
 
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The lands that today comprise Croatia were part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the close of World War I. In 1918, the Croats, Serbs, and Slovenes formed a kingdom known after 1929 as Yugoslavia. In 1991 Croatia declared its independence from Yugoslavia.  
 
The lands that today comprise Croatia were part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the close of World War I. In 1918, the Croats, Serbs, and Slovenes formed a kingdom known after 1929 as Yugoslavia. In 1991 Croatia declared its independence from Yugoslavia.  
  
Croatia is a country situated in Southeastern Europe, bordering Slovenia, Hungary, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, the Adriatic Sea, and the Gulf of Trieste. To read more about Croatia see [https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/hr.html The World Factbook] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Croatia Wikipedia]  
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Croatia is a country situated in Southeastern Europe, bordering Slovenia, Hungary, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, the Adriatic Sea, and the Gulf of Trieste.  
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To read more about Croatia see [https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/hr.html The World Factbook] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Croatia Wikipedia]  
  
 
== Did you know?  ==
 
== Did you know?  ==
  
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[[Croatia Slavonia|Slavonia]] is a geographical and historical region in eastern Croatia. It is a lowland bounded, in part, by the Drava river in the north, the Sava river in the south, and the Danube river in the east.
  
'''Slavonia''' is a geographical and historical region in eastern Croatia. It is a lowland bounded, in part, by the Drava river in the north, the Sava river in the south, and the Danube river in the east.  
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[[Croatia Dalmatia|Dalmatia]] is a historical region on the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea and is situated in Croatia. It spreads between the island of Rab in the northwest and the Bay of Kotor, in Montenegro, in the southeast. The hinterland, the Dalmatian Zagora, ranges from fifty kilometers in width in the north to just a few kilometers in the south.  
  
'''Dalmatia''' is a historical region on the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea and is situated in Croatia. It spreads between the island of Rab in the northwest and the Bay of Kotor, in Montenegro, in the southeast. The hinterland, the Dalmatian Zagora, ranges from fifty kilometers in width in the north to just a few kilometers in the south.  
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[[Croatia Istria|Istriais]] the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea, located at the head of the Adriatic between the Gulf of Trieste and the Bay of Kvarner. It is shared by three countries: Croatia, Slovenia and Italy.  
  
'''Istria''' is the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea, located at the head of the Adriatic between the Gulf of Trieste and the Bay of Kvarner. It is shared by three countries: Croatia, Slovenia and Italy.
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In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:  
  
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*[[Croatia Beginners Corner Getting Started|Getting started]]  
 
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Croatian records are becoming available online. Click [http://arhinet.arhiv.hr/_Pages/SearchIndexPage.aspx?Id=26 here] for more information.
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Croatian vital registers are slowly becoming available online through [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/2040054 FamilySearch] and through the [http://arhinet.arhiv.hr/_Pages/SearchIndexPage.aspx?Id=26 Croatian digital archives].  
  
 
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Contents

Getting started with Croatia research

Welcome to the Croatia Page!

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

Research Tools

Dubrovnik Harbor





Online Databases

Featured Content

Rijeka

The lands that today comprise Croatia were part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the close of World War I. In 1918, the Croats, Serbs, and Slovenes formed a kingdom known after 1929 as Yugoslavia. In 1991 Croatia declared its independence from Yugoslavia.

Croatia is a country situated in Southeastern Europe, bordering Slovenia, Hungary, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, the Adriatic Sea, and the Gulf of Trieste.

To read more about Croatia see The World Factbook and Wikipedia

Did you know?

Slavonia is a geographical and historical region in eastern Croatia. It is a lowland bounded, in part, by the Drava river in the north, the Sava river in the south, and the Danube river in the east.

Dalmatia is a historical region on the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea and is situated in Croatia. It spreads between the island of Rab in the northwest and the Bay of Kotor, in Montenegro, in the southeast. The hinterland, the Dalmatian Zagora, ranges from fifty kilometers in width in the north to just a few kilometers in the south.

Istriais the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea, located at the head of the Adriatic between the Gulf of Trieste and the Bay of Kvarner. It is shared by three countries: Croatia, Slovenia and Italy.

Modern Croatia with Historical Regions

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Croatian vital registers are slowly becoming available online through FamilySearch and through the Croatian digital archives.

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