Argentina Genealogy

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Guide to Argentina family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Argentina is bordered by Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil, and Uruguay. In 1810 the provinces belonging to the Río de la Plata separated themselves from the crown of Spain. In 1816, the United Provinces of the Rio Plata formally declared their independence from Spain. Spanish is the official language.[1]

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Getting Started with Argentina Research

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Argentina Clickable Map

Argentina is politically divided into 23 provinces and 1 autonomous city. Understanding political divisions is essential to doing family history, because these divisions determine where records are recorded and archived. To learn more about Argentina's political division, Click here. To visit the page of a particular province, just click on the name of the province on either the map or the list below.

Formosa Province, ArgentinaChaco Province, ArgentinaSalta Province, ArgentinaJujuy Province, ArgentinaTucuman Province, ArgentinaCorrenties Province, ArgentinaMisiones Province, ArgentinaCatamarca Province, ArgentinaSantiago del Estero Province, ArgentinaLa Rioja Province, ArgentinaSan Juan Province, ArgentinaSanta Fe Province, ArgentinaCordoba Province, ArgentinaEntre Rios Province, ArgentinaAutonomous City of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaBuenos Aires Province, ArgentinaLa Pampa Province, ArgentinaNeuquen Province, ArgentinaSan Luis, ArgentinaRio Negro Province, ArgentinaChubut Province, ArgentinaMendoza Province, ArgentinaSanta Cruz Province, ArgentinaTierra del Fuego Province, ArgentinaArgentina Map to Use for Image Map.png
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Click on a province below to go to the province wiki article listing more information.

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Research strategies give guidance on how to research or what records to search for first. Below are additional research strategy wiki articles for Argentina.

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  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Argentina," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 23 March 2016.