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''[[Europe]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Spain_Genealogy|Spain]]'' <br>
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Guide to '''Spain ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.
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{{Click|Image:Spain ORP.png|Spain Online Genealogy Records}}
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=== Getting Started with Spain Research  ===
 
=== Getting Started with Spain Research  ===
  
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| [[Spain Province of Álava|Álava]]  
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| [[Álava Genealogy|Álava]]  
| [[Spain Province of Albacete|Albacete]]  
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| [[Albacete Genealogy|Albacete]]  
| [[Spain Province of Alicante|Alicante]]
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| [[Alicante Genealogy|Alicante]]
 
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| [[Spain Province of Almería|Almería]]  
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| [[Almería Genealogy|Almería]]  
| [[Spain Province of Asturias|Asturias]]  
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| [[Asturias Genealogy|Asturias]]  
| [[Spain Province of Ávila|Ávila]]
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| [[Ávila Genealogy|Ávila]]
 
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| [[Spain Province of Badajoz|Badajoz]]  
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| [[Badajoz Genealogy|Badajoz]]  
| [[Spain Province of Barcelona|Barcelona]]  
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| [[Barcelona Genealogy|Barcelona]]  
| [[Spain Province of Burgos|Burgos]]
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| [[Burgos Genealogy|Burgos]]
 
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| [[Spain Province of Cáceres|Cáceres]]  
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| [[Cáceres Genealogy|Cáceres]]  
| [[Spain Province of Cádiz|Cádiz]]  
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| [[Cádiz Genealogy|Cádiz]]  
| [[Spain Province of Cantabria|Cantabria]]
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| [[Cantabria Genealogy|Cantabria]]
 
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| [[Spain Province of Castellón|Castellón ]]  
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| [[Castellón Genealogy|Castellón ]]  
| [[Spain Province of Ciudad Real|Ciudad Real]]  
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| [[Ciudad Real Genealogy|Ciudad Real]]  
| [[Spain Province of Córdoba|Córdoba]]
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| [[Córdoba Genealogy|Córdoba]]
 
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| [[Spain Province of La Coruña|La Coruña]]  
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| [[La Coruña Genealogy|La Coruña]]  
| [[Spain Province of Cuenca|Cuenca]]  
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| [[Cuenca Genealogy|Cuenca]]  
| [[Spain Province of Gerona|Gerona]]
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| [[Gerona Genealogy|Gerona]]
 
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| [[Spain Province of Granada|Granada]]  
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| [[Granada Genealogy|Granada]]  
| [[Spain Province of Guadalajara|Guadalajara]]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <br>
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| [[Guadalajara Genealogy|Guadalajara]]  
| [[Spain Province of Guipúzcoa|Guipúzcoa]]
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| [[Guipúzcoa Genealogy|Guipúzcoa]]
 
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| [[Spain Province of Huelva|Huelva]]  
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| [[Huelva Genealogy|Huelva]]  
| [[Spain Province of Huesca|Huesca]]  
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| [[Huesca Genealogy|Huesca]]  
| [[Spain Province of Islas Baleares|Islas Baleares]]
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| [[Islas Baleares Genealogy|Islas Baleares]]
 
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| [[Spain Province of Jaén|Jaén]]  
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| [[Jaén Genealogy|Jaén]]  
| [[Spain Province of León|León]]  
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| [[León Genealogy|León]]  
| [[Spain Province of Lérida|Lérida]]
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| [[Lérida Genealogy|Lérida]]
 
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| [[Spain Province of Lugo|Lugo]]  
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| [[Lugo Genealogy|Lugo]]  
| [[Spain Province of Madrid|Madrid]]  
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| [[Madrid Genealogy|Madrid]]  
| [[Spain Province of Málaga|Málaga]]
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| [[Málaga Genealogy|Málaga]]
 
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| [[Spain Province of Murcia|Murcia]]  
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| [[Murcia Genealogy|Murcia]]  
| [[Spain Province of Navarra|Navarra]]  
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| [[Navarra Genealogy|Navarra]]  
| [[Spain Province of Orense|Orense]]
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| [[Orense Genealogy|Orense]]
 
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| [[Spain Province of Palencia|Palencia]]  
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| [[Palencia Genealogy|Palencia]]  
| [[Spain Province of Las Palmas|Las Palmas]]  
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| [[Las Palmas Genealogy|Las Palmas]]  
| [[Spain Province of Pontevedra|Pontevedra]]
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| [[Pontevedra Genealogy|Pontevedra]]
 
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| [[Spain Province of La Rioja|La Rioja]]  
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| [[La Rioja Genealogy|La Rioja]]  
| [[Spain Province of Salamanca|Salamanca]]  
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| [[Salamanca Genealogy|Salamanca]]  
| [[Spain Province of Segovia|Segovia]]
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| [[Segovia Genealogy|Segovia]]
 
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| [[Spain Province of Sevilla|Sevilla]]  
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| [[Sevilla Genealogy|Sevilla]]  
| [[Spain Province of Soria|Soria]]  
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| [[Soria Genealogy|Soria]]  
| [[Spain Province of Tarragona|Tarragona]]
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| [[Tarragona Genealogy|Tarragona]]
 
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| [[Spain Province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife|Santa Cruz de Tenerife]]  
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| [[Santa Cruz de Tenerife Genealogy|Santa Cruz de Tenerife]]  
| [[Spain Province of Teruel|Teruel]]  
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| [[Teruel Genealogy|Teruel]]  
| [[Spain Province of Toledo|Toledo]]
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| [[Toledo Genealogy|Toledo]]
 
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| [[Spain Province of Valencia|Valencia]]  
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| [[Valencia Genealogy|Valencia]]  
| [[Spain Province of Valladolid|Valladolid]]  
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| [[Valladolid Genealogy|Valladolid]]  
| [[Spain Province of Vizcaya|Vizcaya]]
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| [[Vizcaya Genealogy|Vizcaya]]
 
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| [[Spain Province of Zamora|Zamora]]  
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| [[Zamora Genealogy|Zamora]]  
| [[Spain Province of Zaragoza|Zaragoza]]  
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| [[Zaragoza Genealogy|Zaragoza]]  
 
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Note: The autonomous cities of Ceuta and Melilla plus three small islands of Islas Chafarinas, Penon de Alhucemas, and Penon de Velez de la Gomera, administered directly by the Spanish central government, are all along the coast of Morocco and are collectively referred to as Places of Sovereignty (Plazas de Soberania).  
 
Note: The autonomous cities of Ceuta and Melilla plus three small islands of Islas Chafarinas, Penon de Alhucemas, and Penon de Velez de la Gomera, administered directly by the Spanish central government, are all along the coast of Morocco and are collectively referred to as Places of Sovereignty (Plazas de Soberania).  
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=== Research Tools  ===
 
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*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/spain/ Spanish Genealogy Forum]  
 
*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/spain/ Spanish Genealogy Forum]  
 
*[http://script.byu.edu/spanish/en/welcome.aspx Spanish Script Tutorial]  
 
*[http://script.byu.edu/spanish/en/welcome.aspx Spanish Script Tutorial]  
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Europe/Spain.pdf BYU Research Outline for Spain]  
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*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/Europe/Spain.pdf BYU Research Outline for Spain]  
*Listing of all [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927167 records collections for Spain] available on FamilySearch.org.
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*Listing of all [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927167 records collections for Spain] available on FamilySearch.org.  
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*[http://www.genealogia-es.com/ Genealogía Española - España GenWeb]&nbsp;
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*[http://www.bne.es/en/Colecciones/ Biblioteca Nacional de España Collections]
  
 
'''Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:'''  
 
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See the tutorials at FamilySearch Learning Center on ''[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22Spain%22 "Reading Spanish Handwritten Records"] ''and understanding''[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/spanish-script-tutorial/92 "Spanish Script"]''.  
 
See the tutorials at FamilySearch Learning Center on ''[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22Spain%22 "Reading Spanish Handwritten Records"] ''and understanding''[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/spanish-script-tutorial/92 "Spanish Script"]''.  
 
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*[[Spain Websites|Websites]]
 
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*[[Spain Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
 
*[[Spain Biography|Biographies]]
 
*[[Spain Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
 
*[[Spain Census|Census]]
 
*[[Spain Church Directories|Church Directories]]
 
*[[Spain Church History|Church History]]
 
*[[Spain Catholic Church Records|Church Records]]
 
*[[Spain Civil Registration - Vital Records|Civil Registration]]
 
*[[Spain Court Records|Court Records]]
 
*[[Spain Directories|Directories]]
 
*[[Spain Dwellings|Dwellings]]
 
*[[Spain Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
 
*[[Spain Ethnic Groups|Ethnic Groups]]
 
*[[Spain Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
 
*[[Spain Genealogy|Genealogy]]
 
*[[Spain Heraldry|Heraldry]]
 
*[[Spain Historical Geography|Historical Geography]]
 
*[[Spain History|History]]
 
*[[Spain Jewish Records|Jewish Records]]
 
*[[Spain Land and Property|Land and Property]]
 
*[[Spain Language and Languages|Language and Languages]]
 
*[[Spain Maps|Maps]]
 
*[[Spain Military Records|Military Records]]
 
*[[Spain Names, Personal|Names Personal]]
 
*[[Spain Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
 
*[[Spain Newspapers|Newspapers]]
 
*[[Spain Nobility|Nobility]]
 
*[[Spain Notarial Records|Notarial Records]]
 
*[[Spain Obituaries|Obituaries]]
 
*[[Spain Occupations|Occupations]]
 
*[[Spain Periodicals|Periodicals]]
 
*[[Spain Place Names|Place Names]]
 
*[[Spain Population|Population]]
 
*[[Spain Probate Records|Probate Records]]
 
*[[Spain Schools|Schools]]
 
*[[Spain Societies|Societies]]
 
*[[Spain Timeline|Timeline]]
 
 
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[edit] Getting Started with Spain Research

Welcome to the Spain page! FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Spain page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. Please visit the Contributor Help page to learn more about using the site. The Spain page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential! 

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See the tutorials at FamilySearch Learning Center on "Reading Spanish Handwritten Records" and understanding"Spanish Script".

[edit] Si usted entiende español

Le invitamos a buscar información en español en la página de México en el wiki de FamilySearch español. También le invitamos a compartir información útil allí. Véase el enlace en la parte inferior de la página.

[edit] Jurisdictions

Spain is divided into 50 provinces. Each province belongs to one of 17 autonomous communities listed below. A list of the provinces of Spain and access to their individual pages can be found below and in the article Spain Provinces

Álava Albacete Alicante
Almería Asturias Ávila
Badajoz Barcelona Burgos
Cáceres Cádiz Cantabria
Castellón Ciudad Real Córdoba
La Coruña Cuenca Gerona
Granada Guadalajara Guipúzcoa
Huelva Huesca Islas Baleares
Jaén León Lérida
Lugo Madrid Málaga
Murcia Navarra Orense
Palencia Las Palmas Pontevedra
La Rioja Salamanca Segovia
Sevilla Soria Tarragona
Santa Cruz de Tenerife Teruel Toledo
Valencia Valladolid Vizcaya
Zamora Zaragoza


Spain is divided into 17 autonomous communities (comunidades autonomas, singular - comunidad autonoma) and 2 autonomous cities* (ciudades autonomas, singular - ciudad autonoma).


Note: The autonomous cities of Ceuta and Melilla plus three small islands of Islas Chafarinas, Penon de Alhucemas, and Penon de Velez de la Gomera, administered directly by the Spanish central government, are all along the coast of Morocco and are collectively referred to as Places of Sovereignty (Plazas de Soberania).

[edit] Research Tools

Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:

[edit] Featured Content

See the tutorials at FamilySearch Learning Center on "Reading Spanish Handwritten Records" and understanding"Spanish Script".

[edit] Websites

[edit] Links to articles, subcategories and images under the Category Spain


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