Venezuela Genealogy

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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 ==
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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: https://wiki.familysearch.org/es/Venezuela
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== Jurisdictions  ==
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23 states (estados, singular - estado), 1 capital district (distrito capital), and 1 federal dependency (dependencia federal):
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*Amazonas
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*Anzoategui
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*Apure
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*Aragua
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*Barinas
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*Bolivar
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*Carabobo
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*Cojedes
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*Delta Amacuro
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*Dependencias Federales (Federal dependency)
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*Distrito Federal (Capital district)
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*Falcon
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*Guarico
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*Lara
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*Merida
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*Miranda
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*Monagas
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*Nueva Esparta
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*Portuguesa
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*Sucre
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*Tachira
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*Trujillo
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*Vargas
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*Yaracuy
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*Zulia
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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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== Research Tools  ==
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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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'''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, Merida 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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== Did you know?  ==
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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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[[Category:Venezuela]]

Revision as of 08:58, 10 May 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: https://wiki.familysearch.org/es/Venezuela

Jurisdictions

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

  • Amazonas
  • Anzoategui
  • Apure
  • Aragua
  • Barinas
  • Bolivar
  • Carabobo
  • Cojedes
  • Delta Amacuro
  • Dependencias Federales (Federal dependency)
  • Distrito Federal (Capital district)
  • Falcon
  • Guarico
  • Lara
  • Merida
  • Miranda
  • Monagas
  • Nueva Esparta
  • Portuguesa
  • Sucre
  • Tachira
  • Trujillo
  • Vargas
  • Yaracuy
  • Zulia

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

Research Tools

Featured Content

See FamilySearch Tutorials on Latin American Research.

A wiki article describing this collection is found at:

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: