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== Getting started with Egyptian research  ==
  
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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 Egypt page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Egyptian records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The Egypt Page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential!
  
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== Jurisdictions: Administrative Divisions  ==
  
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There are 26 governorates (muhafazat, singular - muhafazah).
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*Ad Daqahliyah
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*Al Bahr al Ahmar
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*Al Buhayrah
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*Al Fayyum
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*Al Gharbiyah
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*Al Iskandariyah
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*Al Isma'iliyah*
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*Al Jizah
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*Al Minufiyah
  
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*Al Minya
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*Al Qahirah
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*Al Qalyubiyah
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*Al Wadi al Jadid
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*As Suways
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*Ash Sharqiyah
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*Aswan
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*Asyut
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*Bani Suwayf
  
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== Research Tools  ==
  
== Useful Websites ==
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*[[Counties of Egypt]]
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*[[Genealogical Records of Egypt]]
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*[[Egyptian Gazetteers]] (Finding Place Names)
  
[http://www.hsje.org/ Historical Society of Jews from Egypt<span id="__firefox-findbar-search-id"></span>]
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*[http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/egypt.html Egyptian Maps]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=keywords&searchCriteria=egyptian+collection&placeName=&author_givenName=&author_surname= Egyptian Collection F.H.L.]
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*[http://www.libdex.com/country/Egypt.html Egyptian Libraries]
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/egypt-genealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Egypt]
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*Join Danish Research Study Group
  
[http://www.orthohelp.com/geneal/egypt.HTM Sephardic and Sephardim Genealogy, Jewish Genealogy, <span id="__firefox-findbar-search-id">Egypt</span>]
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*[[Egyptian Timeline 1517 - 1922]]
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*[[Egyptian Timeline 1922 - 2000]]
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== Did you know?  ==
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Arabic is the official language. English and French are widely understood by educated classes
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Getting started with Egyptian research

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

Jurisdictions: Administrative Divisions

There are 26 governorates (muhafazat, singular - muhafazah).

  • Ad Daqahliyah
  • Al Bahr al Ahmar
  • Al Buhayrah
  • Al Fayyum
  • Al Gharbiyah
  • Al Iskandariyah
  • Al Isma'iliyah*
  • Al Jizah
  • Al Minufiyah
  • Al Minya
  • Al Qahirah
  • Al Qalyubiyah
  • Al Wadi al Jadid
  • As Suways
  • Ash Sharqiyah
  • Aswan
  • Asyut
  • Bani Suwayf
  • Bur Sa'id
  • Dumyat
  • Janub Sina'
  • Kafr ash Shaykh
  • Matruh
  • Qina
  • Shamal
  • Sina'
  • Suhaj

Research Tools

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Did you know?

Arabic is the official language. English and French are widely understood by educated classes

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Help Wanted

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by: