Czech Republic Genealogy

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Guide to Czech Republic ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Country Information

The Czech Republic is a country in Central Europe bordering Poland, Germany, Austria, and Slovakia. It includes the three historical territories of Bohemia, Moravia, and Czech Silesia. From 1918 to 1993, it was the Western part of Czechoslovakia. The official language is Czech.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Czech Republic Research

Links to articles on getting started with Czech Republic research.

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Czech Republic Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Czech Republic research.

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Czech Republic Maps

Genealogical records are kept on the local level in the Czech Republic. Czech Rep. - Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia III (en).png


  • Prague Hlavní město Praha
  • Central Bohemian Region Středočeský kraj
  • South Bohemian Region Jihočeský kraj
  • Plzeň Region Plzeňský kraj
  • Karlovy Vary Region Karlovarský kraj
  • Ústí nad Labem Region Ústecký kraj
  • Liberec Region Liberecký kraj
  • Hradec Králové Region Královéhradecký kraj
  • Pardubice Region Pardubický kraj
  • Olomouc Region Olomoucký kraj
  • Moravian-Silesian Region Moravskoslezský kraj
  • South Moravian Region Jihomoravský kraj
  • Zlín Region Zlínský kraj
  • Vysočina Region Kraj Vysočina

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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 the Czech Republic.

More Czech Republic Research Tools

Research tools can include resources that assist in locating correct records to search and determining the correct locality to search in. Below are links and Wiki articles to research tools in the Czech Republic.

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