Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, France Genealogy
Alpes-de-Haute-Provence is in the southern part of France. It was formerly named Basses-Alpes.
Getting started with Alpes-de-Haute-Provence research
The Archive of The Department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence has put the following records online:
Alpes-de-Haute-Provence ) was formerly part of the province of Provence. Nord-de-Provence was one of the 83 original departments created during the French Revolution on 4 March 1790. It was renamed Haute-Provence and Basses-Alpes. On 13 April 1970 the department of Basses-Alpes was renamed Alpes-de-Haute-Provence.
There are 4 Arrondissements (Districts) with the following cantons in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence:
There are 320 Communes in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, most are relatively small, usually rural communities.
Associations généalogiques des Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
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