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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 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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== Getting started with Venezuelan research  ==
  
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== Si usted entiende español  ==
  
* '''[[Registros Civiles de Venezuela]]<br />'''
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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.
* '''[[Parroquiales de Venezuela]]<br />'''
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* '''[[Registros Militares de Venezuela]]<br />'''
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* '''[[Notariales de Venezuela]]'''<br />
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== Jurisdictions  ==
  
* Venezuela is officially called: Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
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23 states (estados, singular - estado), 1 federal district (distrito federal), and 1 federal dependency (dependencia federal):  
* 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 '''[[Registros Civiles de Venezuela|civil registration ]]'''and '''[[Censos de Venezuela|census]]''' are located.<br />
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''Note'': The federal dependency consists of 11 federally controlled island groups with a total of 72 individual islands.
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*[[Parishes of Venezuela]]
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*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/LatinAmerica/Venezuela.pdf BYU Research Outline for Venezuela]
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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]
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'''A wiki article describing this collection is found at:'''
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*[[Venezuela Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Venezuela, Archdiocese of Mérida, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Venezuela Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Venezuela Vital Records Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*Venezuela is officially called: Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
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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]]
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*[[Venezuela Biography|Biography]]
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*[[Venezuela Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
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*[[Venezuela Census|Census]]
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*[[Venezuela Church Directories|Church Directories]]
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*[[Venezuela Church History|Church History]]
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*[[Venezuela Church Records|Church Records]]
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*[[Venezuela Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
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*[[Venezuela Directories|Directories]]
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*[[Venezuela Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
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*[[Venezuela Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
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*[[Venezuela Genealogy|Genealogy]]
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*[[Venezuela Historical Geography|Historical Geography]]
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*[[Venezuela History|History]]
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*[[Venezuela Land and Property|Land and Property]]
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*[[Venezuela Language and Languages|Language and Languages]]
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*[[Venezuela Maps|Maps]]
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*[[Venezuela Military Records|Military Records]]
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*[[Venezuela Names, Personal|Names, Personal]]
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*[[Venezuela Native Races|Native Races]]
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*[[Venezuela Newspapers|Newspapers]]
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*[[Venezuela Notarial Records|Notarial Records]]
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*[[Venezuela Periodicals|Periodicals]]
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*[[Venezuela Probate Records|Probate Records]]
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*[[Venezuela Public Records|Public Records]]
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*[[Venezuela Social Life and Customs|Social Life and Customs]]
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*[[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: