Palau Genealogy

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Independent island nation in the western Pacific Ocean consisting of about 100 atoll islands west of the Caroline Islands and southeast of the Philippines and northwest of New Guinea. See the CIA ''World Factbook'' at https://[https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ps.html www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ps.html] <!--{12058578250311} -->
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[[Image:Palau rock islands.jpg|thumb|right|275px|Palau rock islands.jpg]]Palau is the smallest nation in the world. It is the westernmost cluster of the 6 major island groups that make up the Caroline Islands. Population in the year 2000 was 19,129. The archipelago includes more than 200 islands, of which 8 are inhabited. The religious majority is Roman Catholic.
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== Jurisdictions  ==
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Pauau is divided into 16 states.
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*Aimeliik
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*Airai
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*Angaur
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*Hatohobei
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*Kayangel
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*Koror
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*Melekeok
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*Ngaraard
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*Ngarchelong
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*Ngardmau
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*Ngatpang
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*Ngchesar
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*Ngeremlengui
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*Ngiwal
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*Peleliu
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*Sonsorol
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== Research Tools  ==
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*Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research (Wiki article [[Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research|click here]])
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*[http://www.micronesiagenweb.com/islands/palau/index.html Micronesia Genealogy Project for Palau]
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*[http://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/index/other/International/PALAU.html%7C Palau Mailing List]
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Go to the Internet at ''familysearch.org ''and click on the''Library''. From that tab, click on the ''Family History Library Catalog''. Choose a ''Place'' search. Then type in''Palau''.<br>Or, you can use a ''Film/fiche number search ''and look at the descriptions os these microfilms, all of which contain information about the Caroline Islands: '''1779918, 928558 items 2 and 12, 1717502 and 1717753.''' General Information
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Palau rock islands.jpg
Palau is the smallest nation in the world. It is the westernmost cluster of the 6 major island groups that make up the Caroline Islands. Population in the year 2000 was 19,129. The archipelago includes more than 200 islands, of which 8 are inhabited. The religious majority is Roman Catholic.

Jurisdictions

Pauau is divided into 16 states.

  • Aimeliik
  • Airai
  • Angaur
  • Hatohobei
  • Kayangel
  • Koror
  • Melekeok
  • Ngaraard
  • Ngarchelong
  • Ngardmau
  • Ngatpang
  • Ngchesar
  • Ngeremlengui
  • Ngiwal
  • Peleliu
  • Sonsorol

Research Tools

Go to the Internet at familysearch.org and click on theLibrary. From that tab, click on the Family History Library Catalog. Choose a Place search. Then type inPalau.
Or, you can use a Film/fiche number search and look at the descriptions os these microfilms, all of which contain information about the Caroline Islands: 1779918, 928558 items 2 and 12, 1717502 and 1717753. General Information

Did you know?

(Add text and/or an image here)

Things you can do

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


Wiki Volunteers Wanted

To add your knowledge and help expand the wiki click here: