Dominican Republic Genealogy

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Local Research Resources

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

Country Information

The Dominican Republic is an island country in the Caribbean whose nearest neighbors are Haiti, Cuba, Turks and Caicos Islands, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico. It was formerly a colony of France, Spain, and Haiti. The official language is Spanish.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Dominican Republic Research

Links to articles on getting started with Dominican Republic research.

Dominican Republic Research Tools

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


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Dominican Republic Map

Click on the province in the map or in the list below it.

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Jurisdictions

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the Dominican Republic. Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.

Administrative divisions:
31 provinces (provincias singular - provincia), and 1 district (distrito)[2]

FamilySearch Resources

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.


References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Dominican Republic," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominican_Republic, accessed 17 May 2016.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Provinces of the Dominican Republic," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provinces_of_the_Dominican_Republic, accessed 3 May 2016.