Eritrea Genealogy

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Eritrea Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
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Eritrea Background
Local Research Resources

Guide to Eritrea ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

Country Information

Eritrea is a country in Africa bordered by Sudan, Ethiopia, and Djibouti. It was formerly ruled by Italy. In lieu of an official language, Tigrinya serves as the de facto language.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Eritrea Research

Links to articles on getting started with Eritrea research.

Eritrea Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Eritrea research.

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Eritrea Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Eritrea. Eritrea.jpg

FamilySearch Resources

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



  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Eritrea," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 2 May 2016.