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Venezuela is located in Northern South America, bordering the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, between Colombia and Guyana.
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Venezuela is located in Northern South America, bordering the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, between Colombia and Guyana.  
  
Venezuela was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others being Ecuador and New Granada, which became Colombia).
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Venezuela was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others being Ecuador and New Granada, which became Colombia).  
  
 
== Getting started with Venezuelan research  ==
 
== Getting started with Venezuelan research  ==
  
== Si usted entiende español ==
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== Si usted entiende español ==
  
Le invitamos a buscar información en español en la página de Venezuela en el wiki de FamilySearch español. También le invitamos a compartir información útil allí: https://wiki.familysearch.org/es/Venezuela
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Le invitamos a buscar información en español en la página de Venezuela en el wiki de FamilySearch español. También le invitamos a compartir información útil allí. Véase el enlace en la parte inferior de la página.
  
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
  
23 states (estados, singular - estado), 1 capital district (distrito capital), and 1 federal dependency (dependencia federal):  
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23 states (estados, singular - estado), 1 federal district (distrito federal), and 1 federal dependency (dependencia federal):  
  
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*[[Federal Dependency|Federal Dependency]]
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*[[Venezuela Distrito Federal|Federal District]]
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''Note'': The federal dependency consists of 11 federally controlled island groups with a total of 72 individual islands.
 
''Note'': The federal dependency consists of 11 federally controlled island groups with a total of 72 individual islands.
  
== Research Tools  ==
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== &nbsp;Research Tools  ==
  
 
*[[Parishes of Venezuela]]  
 
*[[Parishes of Venezuela]]  
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/LatinAmerica/Venezuela.pdf BYU Research Outline for Venezuela]
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*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/LatinAmerica/Venezuela.pdf BYU Research Outline for Venezuela]  
*Listing of all [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927137 records collections for Venezuela] available on FamilySearch.org  
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*Listing of all [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927137 records collections for Venezuela] available on FamilySearch.org
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/venezuela-genealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network - Venezuela]
  
 
'''A wiki article describing this collection is found at:'''  
 
'''A wiki article describing this collection is found at:'''  
  
*[[Venezuela Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Venezuela Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
*[[Venezuela, Merida Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Venezuela, Archdiocese of Mérida, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
*[[Venezuela Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Venezuela Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Venezuela Vital Records Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Venezuela Vital Records Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
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''See FamilySearch Tutorials on [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 Latin American Research.]''
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''See FamilySearch Tutorials on [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 Latin American Research.]''  
  
 
== Did you know?  ==
 
== Did you know?  ==
  
* Venezuela is officially called: Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
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*Venezuela is officially called: Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.  
* Venezuela is divided into 23 states and 1 capital district. Each state is further divided into more than 300 municipios . To learn more [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venezuela#Subdivisions click here]. To find address and other contact information visit: http://www.gobiernoenlinea.ve/directorioestado/Registros Civiles de Venezuela Knowing about a country's political divisions will help in determining where records such as '''civil registration'''and '''census''' are located.
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*Venezuela is divided into 23 states and 1 capital district. Each state is further divided into more than 300 municipios . To learn more [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venezuela#Subdivisions click here]. To find address and other contact information visit: http://www.gobiernoenlinea.ve/directorioestado/Registros Civiles de Venezuela Knowing about a country's political divisions will help in determining where records such as '''civil registration'''and '''census''' are located.
  
 
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*[[Venezuela Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]  
 
*[[Venezuela Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]  
 
*[[Venezuela Biography|Biography]]  
 
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*[[Venezuela Periodicals|Periodicals]]  
 
*[[Venezuela Periodicals|Periodicals]]  
 
*[[Venezuela Probate Records|Probate Records]]  
 
*[[Venezuela Probate Records|Probate Records]]  
*[[Venezuela Public Records|Public Records]]
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*[[Venezuela Public Records|Public Records]]  
 
*[[Venezuela Social Life and Customs|Social Life and Customs]]  
 
*[[Venezuela Social Life and Customs|Social Life and Customs]]  
 
*[[Venezuela Societies|Societies]]
 
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Revision as of 13:43, 20 December 2012

Venezuela is located in Northern South America, bordering the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, between Colombia and Guyana.

Venezuela was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others being Ecuador and New Granada, which became Colombia).

Getting started with Venezuelan research

Si usted entiende español

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

Jurisdictions

23 states (estados, singular - estado), 1 federal district (distrito federal), and 1 federal dependency (dependencia federal):

Note: The federal dependency consists of 11 federally controlled island groups with a total of 72 individual islands.

 Research Tools

A wiki article describing this collection is found at:

Featured Content

See FamilySearch Tutorials on Latin American Research.

Did you know?

  • Venezuela is officially called: Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
  • Venezuela is divided into 23 states and 1 capital district. Each state is further divided into more than 300 municipios . To learn more click here. To find address and other contact information visit: http://www.gobiernoenlinea.ve/directorioestado/Registros Civiles de Venezuela Knowing about a country's political divisions will help in determining where records such as civil registrationand census are located.

Help Wanted

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