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''[[Africa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''''[[Botswana_Genealogy|Botswana]]'''{{Botswana-sidebar}}Guide to '''Botswana ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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==Country Information==
Botswana, officially the Republic of Botswana is a landlocked nation in Southern Africa. It is bordered by South Africa to the south and southeast, Namibia to the west, Zambia to the north, and Zimbabwe to the northeast. Citizens of Botswana are Batswana (singular: Motswana), regardless of ethnicity. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Botswana Read more…]
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Botswana is a country in Africa bordered by [[South Africa Genealogy|South Africa]], [[Namibia Genealogy|Namibia]], [[Zambia Genealogy|Zambia]], and [[Zimbabwe Genealogy|Zimbabwe]]. It was formerly ruled by [[England Genealogy|Great Britain]]. The official languages are Setswana and English.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Botswana," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Botswana, accessed 4 May 2016.</ref>
 
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==Getting Started ==
== Getting started with Botswana research  ==
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<h3>Getting Started with Botswana Research</h3>
*Francistown Town Council
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Links to articles on getting started with Botswana research.
*Gaborone Town Council
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*[[How to Find Birth Records]]
*Ghanzi District
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*[[How to Find Marriage Records]]
*Jwaneng Town Council
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*[[How to Find Death Records]]
 
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*Kgatleng District
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*Kweneng District
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*Lobatse Town Council
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*Northeast District
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*Northwest District
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*Selebi-Pikwe Town Council
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*Southern District
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== &nbsp;Research Tools  ==
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<h3>Botswana Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Botswana research.
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~jfuller/gen_mail_country-bot.html Botswana Mailing Lists]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~jfuller/gen_mail_country-bot.html Botswana Mailing Lists]  
 
*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/botswana.html Botswana Genealogy]  
 
*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/botswana.html Botswana Genealogy]  
 
*[http://cousinconnect.com/p/a/29/ Botswana Genealogy Queries]
 
*[http://cousinconnect.com/p/a/29/ Botswana Genealogy Queries]
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/botswana-genealogy/page/botswana-genealogy-links-resources Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Botswana]
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Botswana.  Districts:
  
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*Jwaneng Town Council
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*Kgalagadi District
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*Kgatleng District
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*Kweneng District
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*Lobatse Town Council
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*Northwest District
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*Selebi-Pikwe Town Council
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== Help Wanted  ==
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==FamilySearch Resources==
 
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
 
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Botswana Family History Center locator map]
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Latest revision as of 17:36, 25 July 2016

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

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

Country Information

Botswana is a country in Africa bordered by South Africa, Namibia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. It was formerly ruled by Great Britain. The official languages are Setswana and English.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Botswana Research

Links to articles on getting started with Botswana research.

Botswana Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Botswana research.

Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg

Botswana Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Botswana. Districts:

Districts of Botswana en.png


Jurisdictions

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Botswana.

  • Central District
  • Francistown Town Council
  • Gaborone Town Council
  • Ghanzi District
  • Jwaneng Town Council
  • Kgalagadi District
  • Kgatleng District
  • Kweneng District
  • Lobatse Town Council
  • Northeast District
  • Northwest District
  • Selebi-Pikwe Town Council
  • Southeast District
  • Southern District

FamilySearch Resources

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


References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Botswana," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Botswana, accessed 4 May 2016.