|Portugal Wiki Topics|
|Local Research Resources|
Guide to Portugal ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.
Getting Started with Portugal Research
Links to articles on getting started with Portugal research.
Portugal Research Tools
Links to articles and websites that assist in Portugal research.
Portugal Clickable Map
Portugal has 18 districts (distritos, singular - distrito) and 2 autonomous regions* (regioes autonomas , singular - regiao autonoma).
More Portugal 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 Portugal.
- Arquivo Nacional da Torre do Tombo- Mainland national archive, in Portuguese.
- Regional Archives of Madeira- Marriage indexes, parish records, and passports for the Madeira archipelago, in Portuguese.
- Centro de Conhecimento dos Açores- Parish records and passports for the Azores archipelago.
- tombo.pt- Direct access to the parish records and passports provided by the mainland and regional archives.
- Cyndi's List - Portugal- Portuguese genealogy resources on the Internet (curated).
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.
- Facebook Communities - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
- Learning Center - Online genealogy courses
- Historical Records
- Family History Center locator map
- Portugal, Porto, Catholic Church Records, 1535-1949. Index and images.
- Wikipedia contributors, "Portugal," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portugal, accessed 24 March 2016.