Luxembourg Genealogy

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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]]. For a brief Wikipedia history of Luxembourg, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Luxembourg click here.]  
  
 
Luxembourg has the formal name in 4 languages:<br>  
 
Luxembourg has the formal name in 4 languages:<br>  
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== Jurisdictions  ==
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
  
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Luxembourg has&nbsp; 12 cantons organized into 3 districts.  
  
 
[[Diekirch District, Luxembourg|District de Diekirch]] northern part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg<br>  
 
[[Diekirch District, Luxembourg|District de Diekirch]] northern part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg<br>  
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*[[Mersch Canton, Luxembourg|Mersch]]
 
*[[Mersch Canton, Luxembourg|Mersch]]
 
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*[http://www.loc.gov/rr/international/european/luxembourg/resources/lu-genealogy.html More Luxembourg Genealogy]  
 
*[http://www.loc.gov/rr/international/european/luxembourg/resources/lu-genealogy.html More Luxembourg Genealogy]  
 
*[http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/genealogy/royal/#Low Directory of Royal Genealogical Data]
 
*[http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/genealogy/royal/#Low Directory of Royal Genealogical Data]
 
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*Luxembourg now has a volunteer [[FamilySearch Wiki:Moderator |Moderator]]: [[User:Dsammy|Dsammy]]. Contact him for assistance.
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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. For a brief Wikipedia history of 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.

District de Diekirch northern part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

District de Grevenmacher eastern part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

District de Luxembourg western part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

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