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== Getting started with Luxembourg research  ==
 
== Getting started with Luxembourg research  ==
  
The history of Luxembourg is inherently entwined with the histories of surrounding countries, peoples, and ruling dynasties. For a list of FamilySearch Wiki pages on specific localities in Luxembourg, [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Category:Luxembourg click here]. For a brief history of Luxembourg, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Luxembourg click here.]
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The history of Luxembourg is inherently entwined with the histories of surrounding countries, peoples, and ruling dynasties. For a list of FamilySearch Wiki pages on specific localities in Luxembourg, [[List of communes of Luxembourg|click here]].&nbsp;
  
Luxembourg has the formal name in 4 languages:<br>
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Luxembourg has the formal name in 4 languages:<br>  
  
Grossherzogtum Lëtzebuerg (Luxembourgish)<br>
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Grossherzogtum Lëtzebuerg (Luxembourgish)<br>  
  
<span lang="fr">Grand-Duché de Luxembourg</span> (French)<br>
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<span lang="fr">Grand-Duché de Luxembourg</span> (French)<br>  
  
<span lang="de">Großherzogtum Luxemburg</span> (German)<br>
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<span lang="de">Großherzogtum Luxemburg</span> (German)<br>  
  
Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (English)<br>
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Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (English)<br>  
  
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
  
Luxembourg has&nbsp; 12 cantons organized into 3 districts. <!--{12086707112032} -->
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Luxembourg has 12 cantons organized into 3 districts.  
  
[[Diekirch District, Luxembourg|District de Diekirch]] northern part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg<br>
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*[[Diekirch District, Luxembourg|District de Diekirch]] northern part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
  
*[[Clervaux Canton, Luxembourg|Clervaux]]
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*[[Diekirch Canton, Luxembourg|Diekirch]]
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*[[Grevenmacher District, Luxembourg|District de Grevenmacher]] eastern part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
  
*[[Redange Canton, Luxembourg|Redange]]
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| [[Echternach Canton, Luxembourg|Echternach]]  
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*[[Vianden Canton, Luxembourg|Vianden]]
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*[[Luxembourg District, Luxembourg|District de Luxembourg]] western part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
  
*[[Wiltz Canton, Luxembourg|Wiltz]]
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[[Grevenmacher District, Luxembourg|District de Grevenmacher]] eastern part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
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| [[Capellen Canton, Luxembourg|Capellen]]  
 
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| [[Esch-sur-Alzette Canton, Luxembourg|Esch-sur-Alzette]]  
*[[Echternach Canton, Luxembourg|Echternach]]
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| [[Luxembourg Canton, Luxembourg|Luxembourg]]  
 
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| [[Mersch Canton, Luxembourg|Mersch]]
*[[Grevenmacher Canton, Luxembourg|Grevenmacher]]
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*[[Remich Canton, Luxembourg|Remich]]
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[[Luxembourg District, Luxembourg|District de Luxembourg]] western part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
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*[[Capellen Canton, Luxembourg|Capellen]]
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*[[Esch-sur-Alzette Canton, Luxembourg|Esch-sur-Alzette]]
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*[[Luxembourg Canton, Luxembourg|Luxembourg]]
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*[[Mersch Canton, Luxembourg|Mersch]]
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[[Image:Luxembourg city2.jpg|thumb]]  
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[[Image:Luxembourg city2.jpg|thumb|300px|<center>City of Luxembourg</center>]]  
  
*[http://www.genealogylinks.net/europe/luxembourg/index.html Luxembourg Genealogy Links]  
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*[[Luxembourg Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/luxembourg/ Luxembourg Genealogy Forum]  
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*[[Luxemburg Vital Records Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*[http://www.luxembourg.co.uk/genealog.html Luxembourg Genealogy]  
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*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Europe/Luxembourg.pdf Research Guide for Luxembourg by BYU]  
*[http://www.loc.gov/rr/international/european/luxembourg/resources/lu-genealogy.html More Luxembourg Genealogy]  
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*[http://www.institutgrandducal.lu/Joomla/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=27&Itemid=174 Pilgrim's Progress]  
*[http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/genealogy/royal/#Low Directory of Royal Genealogical Data]
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*[http://www.luxamculturalsociety.org/ Luxembourg American&nbsp;Cultural Society]  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luxembourg Wikipedia site for Luxembourg]
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*[[Luxemburg Websites|Websites]]
  
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*[[Luxembourg Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*The [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~pick/ Eifel Birth and Marriage database] has more than 500,000 names from across the border in Germany.
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*The [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~pick/ Eifel Birth and Marriage database] has more than '''500,000 names''' from across the border in Germany.
  
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Contents

Getting started with Luxembourg research

The history of Luxembourg is inherently entwined with the histories of surrounding countries, peoples, and ruling dynasties. For a list of FamilySearch Wiki pages on specific localities in Luxembourg, click here

Luxembourg has the formal name in 4 languages:

Grossherzogtum Lëtzebuerg (Luxembourgish)

Grand-Duché de Luxembourg (French)

Großherzogtum Luxemburg (German)

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (English)

Jurisdictions

Luxembourg has 12 cantons organized into 3 districts.

Clervaux Diekirch Redange Vianden Wiltz
Echternach Grevenmacher Remich
Capellen Esch-sur-Alzette Luxembourg Mersch

Research Tools

City of Luxembourg

Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:

Featured Content

(Your text or images here)

Did you know?

City of Luxembourg,

Help Wanted

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  • For further assistance, contact the moderator
News and Events
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  • Current Events

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Useful Websites
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