Somalia Genealogy

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Somalia Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Somalia Background
Local Research Resources

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

Country Information

Somalia is a country in Africa bordered by Djibouti, Ethiopia, and Kenya. It was formerly under the rule of Great Britain and Italy. The official languages are Somali and Arabic.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Somalia Research

Links to articles on getting started with Somalia research.

Somalia Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Somalia research.


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Somalia Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Somalia.
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Jurisdictions

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Somalia. Somalia has 18 regions (plural - NA, singular - gobolka).

FamilySearch Resources

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

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Somalia," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somalia, accessed 21 April 2016.