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Click [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1554443 here] for Slovakia Church Books, 1592-1910, online.
  
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*[[Slovakia Beginners Corner Getting Started|Getting started]]
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*[[Slovakia Beginners Corner What's the Next Step?|What's the next step?]]
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*[[Slovakia Beginners Corner Finding Your Ancestor in the Records|Finding your ancestor in the records]]
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*[[Slovakia Beginners Corner Tips for Beginners|Tips for beginners]]
  
[[Image:St.%20Martins%20Cathedral%20Bratislava.jpg|St. Martin's Cathedral Bratislava]]<br />Photo Courtesy of: [http://www.bratislava.info/ http://www.bratislava.info]
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*[[Slovakia Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
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*[[Slovakia Census|Census]]
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*Church Directories
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*Church History
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*[[Slovakia Church Records|Church Records]]
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*[[Slovakia Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
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*Court Records
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*Directories
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*Dwellings
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*Emigration and Immigration
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*[[Slovakia Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
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*[[Slovakia Genealogy|Genealogy]]
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*Heraldry
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*Historical Geography
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*[[Slovakia History|History]]
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*[[Slovakia Jewish Records|Jewish Records]]
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*Land and Property
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*[[Slovakia Language and Languages|Language and Languages]]
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*Maps
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*[[Slovakia Minorities|Minorities]]
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*[[Slovakia Military Records|Military Records]]
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*[[Slovakia Names Personal|Names Personal]]
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*Naturalization and Citizenship
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*Newspapers
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*[[Slovakia Nobility|Nobility]]
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*Obituaries
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*Occupations
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*[[Slovakia Periodicals|Periodicals]]
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*Population
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*Probate Records
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*Schools
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*[[Slovakia Societies|Societies]]
  
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== Getting started with Slovak research  ==
  
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Welcome to the '''Slovakia page'''!
  
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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 Slovakia Page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Slovak records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The Slovakia Page is a work in progress, your contributions and [[FamilySearch Wiki:Feedback|feedback]] are essential!
  
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* On January 1, 1993, Czechoslovakia peacefully split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Czechoslovakia (Czech Československo; 1938 - 1939 and Slovak since 1990: Česko-Slovensko) was a sovereign state in Eastern-Central Europe that after declaring its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, existed from October 1918 until 1992 (with a government-in-exile during the World War II period).
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=== Useful Websites ===
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*[[Slovakia Accessing Slovak Vital Records|Accessing Slovak Vital Records]]
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*[[Slovakia Beginning Research|Beginning Slovak Research]]
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*[[Slovakia Determining a Place of Origin|Determining a Place of Origin in Slovakia]]
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*[[Slovakia Finding Records of Your Ancestors|Finding Records of Your Slovak Ancestors]]
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*[http://www.jakubanyrecords.com Jakubany, Slovakia Church Records 1772-2004+]
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*[[Slovakia Letter Writing Guide|Letter Writing Guide]]
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*[[Slovakia Reference Aids Overview at the Family History Library|Reference Aids Overview at the Family History Library]]
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*[[Slovakia Websites|Websites]]
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*[[Slovakia Genealogical Word List|Word List]]
  
[http://www.cemetery.sk/english/ Virtual Cemeteries of Slovakia]
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[http://www.personal.psu.edu/axd2/genealogy/genbrez.html Brezova in the Slovak Republic]
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Slovakia is a country in Central Europe bordering the Czech Republic and Austria to the west, Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east and Hungary to the south. To read more about Slovakia see [https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/lo.html The World Factbook]and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slovakia Wikipedia].
  
[http://www.cgsi.org/ Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International]
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[http://www.genealogylinks.net/europe/slovakia/index.html Slovak Republic Genealogy Links]
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[http://www.familytreemagazine.com/ethnic_cat.asp?ethnicity=Czech Family Tree Magazine: Czech and Slovak Toolkit]
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There were 20 counties (county = stolica/župa) of the Kingdom of Hungary situated completely or partly in present-day Slovakia. After the creation of Czechoslovakia, they continued to exist till 1922. Read [[Slovakia History|more...]]  
  
[http://www.feefhs.org/ Federation of East European Family History Societies (FEEFHS)]
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[[Image:Modern slovak regions.jpg|thumb|left|460px|Modern slovak regions.jpg]]  
  
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Since 2002, Slovakia is divided into 8 autonomous regions (region = kraj):
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*Bratislava Region (Bratislavský kraj)
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*Trnava Region (Trnavský kraj)
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*Trenčín Region (Trenčiansky kraj)
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*Nitra Region (Nitriansky kraj)
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*Žilina Region (Žilinský kraj)
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*Banská Bystrica Region (Banskobystrický kraj)
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*Prešov Region (Prešovský kraj)
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*Košice Region (Košický kraj)
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Each region consists of districts (district = okres). There are currently 79 districts in Slovakia.
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Slovakia became an independent state on January 1, 1993 when Czechoslovakia peacefully split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The area had been part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the end of the first world war when, in October 1918, the Czech lands of Austria (Bohemia, Moravia, and Austrian Silesia) joined with the Slovak and Ruthenian (Ukrainian) counties of Hungary to create the sovereign Republic of Czechoslovakia. The [[Carpathian Ruthenia|Ruthenian region]] had been taken into Ukraine in 1945.  
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News

Click here for Slovakia Church Books, 1592-1910, online.

Beginners Corner


Events
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Bratislava Danube.jpg

Getting started with Slovak research

Welcome to the Slovakia page!

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

Research Tools

Janosikove diery.JPG

Featured Content

Slovakia is a country in Central Europe bordering the Czech Republic and Austria to the west, Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east and Hungary to the south. To read more about Slovakia see The World Factbookand Wikipedia.

Jurisdictions

Slovak historical borders.jpg

There were 20 counties (county = stolica/župa) of the Kingdom of Hungary situated completely or partly in present-day Slovakia. After the creation of Czechoslovakia, they continued to exist till 1922. Read more...

Modern slovak regions.jpg

Since 2002, Slovakia is divided into 8 autonomous regions (region = kraj):

  • Bratislava Region (Bratislavský kraj)
  • Trnava Region (Trnavský kraj)
  • Trenčín Region (Trenčiansky kraj)
  • Nitra Region (Nitriansky kraj)
  • Žilina Region (Žilinský kraj)
  • Banská Bystrica Region (Banskobystrický kraj)
  • Prešov Region (Prešovský kraj)
  • Košice Region (Košický kraj)

Each region consists of districts (district = okres). There are currently 79 districts in Slovakia.

Did you know?

Slovakia became an independent state on January 1, 1993 when Czechoslovakia peacefully split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The area had been part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the end of the first world war when, in October 1918, the Czech lands of Austria (Bohemia, Moravia, and Austrian Silesia) joined with the Slovak and Ruthenian (Ukrainian) counties of Hungary to create the sovereign Republic of Czechoslovakia. The Ruthenian region had been taken into Ukraine in 1945.

Help Wanted

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