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Guide to Chile ancestry, family history and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Country Information

Chile is a country in South America bordered by Peru, Bolivia, and Argentina. It was formerly a colony of Spain. The official language is Spanish.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Chile Research

Links to articles on getting started with Chile research.

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Chile Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Chile research.



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Chile Map

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Regions

Chile is politically divided into 15 regions, which are both named and numbered (designated by a Roman Numeral). Provinces are listed for each region.

Region

I

Tarapacá

II

Antofagasta

III

Atacama

IV

Coquimbo

V

Valparaíso

VI

O'Higgins

VII

Maule

VIII

Bío Bío

IX

Araucanía

X

Los Lagos

XI

Aysén

XII

Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena

XIV

Los Ríos

XV

Arica y Parinacota

RM

Santiago Metropolitan

More Chile Research Strategies

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


FamilySearch Resources

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References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Chile," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chile, accessed 24 March 2016.