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== Getting started with China research  ==
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Cambodia is divided into 3 municipalities [Keb, Penh and Preah Seihanu (Sihanoukville)] and 20 provinces; Banteay Mean Cheay, Batdambang, Kampong Cham, Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Spoe, Kampong Thum, Kampot, Kandal, Kaoh Kong, Krachen, Mondol Kiri, Otdar Mean Cheay, Pouthisat, Preah Vihear, Prey Veng, Rotanah Kiri, Siem Reab, Stoeng Treng, Svay Rieng, and Takev. However, most Cambodians consider themselves to be Khmers, descendants of the Angkor Empire that extended over much of Southeast Asia and reached its zenith between the 10th and 13th centuries. Cambodia became part of French Indochina in 1887. Following Japanese occupation in World War II, Cambodia gained full independence from France in 1953.
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== Jurisdictions  ==
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China has 23 provinces (sheng, singular and plural), 5 autonomous regions (zizhiqu, singular and plural), and 4 municipalities (shi, singular and plural)
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'''Provinces:'''
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*Anhui 安徽
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*Guangdong 广东
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*Hainan 海南
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*Henan 河南
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*Hubei 湖北
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*Hunan 湖南
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*Fujian 福建
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*Gansu 甘肃
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*Guizhou 贵州
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*Hebei 河北
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*Heilongjiang 黑龙江
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*Jiangsu 江苏
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*Jiangxi 江西
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*Jilin 吉林
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*Liaoning 辽宁
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*Qinghai 青海
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*Shaanxi 陕西
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*Shandong 山东
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*Shanxi 山西
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*Sichuan 四川
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*Yunnan 云南
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*Zhejiang 浙江<br>(see note on Taiwan)
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'''Autonomous regions:'''
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*Guangxi 广西
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*Inner Mongolia 内蒙古
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*Ningxia 宁夏
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*Tibet 西藏
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*Xinjiang 新疆<br>
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'''Municipalities:'''
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*Beijing 北京
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*Chongqing 重庆
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*Shanghai 上海
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*Tianjin 天津<br>&nbsp;
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Note: China considers Taiwan its 23rd province. See separate entries for the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau.
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== Research Tools  ==
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Having trouble [http://www.mandarintools.com/calendar.html converting to or from Chinese dates]?
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*[http://genealogy.about.com/od/china/index.htm Chinese Genealogy - Trace Your Family Tree in China - about.com]
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*[http://fuzzo.com/genealogy/Asia/chinagen.htm#MiscChina Miscellaneous China and Chinese Web Sites:Chinese Genealogical Resources]
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*[http://www.dmoz.org/Regional/Asia/China/Society_and_Culture/Genealogy/ Open Directory - Regional: Asia: China: Society and Culture: Genealogy]
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*[http://www.searchforancestors.com/locality/asia/ Free China Genealogy Search Engines at Ancestor Search]
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*(helpful tools and resources, gazetteers)
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== Help Wanted  ==
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New! [[Chinese Research Helps|Genealogy Guides available in Chinese!]]
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A conference on family history titled 'Genealogy and Local History for All; Services to Multicultural Communities, about those in Canada as it relates to immigrant ancestry, including Chinese immigrants in Canada, is scheduled to be held on 6-7 August 2008 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
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*[[China Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
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*[[China Biography|Biography]]
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*[[China Burial Traditions|Burial Traditions]]
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*[[China Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
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*[[China Census|Census]]
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*[[China Church History|Church History]]
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*[[China Civil Registration - Vital Records|Civil Registration]]
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*[[China Court Records|Court Records]]
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*[[China Directories|Directories]]
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*[[China Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
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*[[China Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
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*[[China Genealogy|Genealogy]]
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*[[China Historical Geography|Historical Geography]]
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*[[China History|History]]
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*[[China Land and Property|Land and Property]]
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*[[China Maps|Maps]]
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*[[China Minorities|Minorities]]
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*[[China Names, Personal|Names, Personal]]
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*[[China Newspapers|Newspapers]]
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*[[China Nobility|Nobility]]
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*[[China Notarial Records|Notarial Records]]
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*[[China Periodicals|Periodicals]]
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*[[China Societies|Societies]] (See also [[Chinese Societies]])
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*[[China Civil Registration - Vital Records|Vital Records]]
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Getting started with China research

Cambodia is divided into 3 municipalities [Keb, Penh and Preah Seihanu (Sihanoukville)] and 20 provinces; Banteay Mean Cheay, Batdambang, Kampong Cham, Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Spoe, Kampong Thum, Kampot, Kandal, Kaoh Kong, Krachen, Mondol Kiri, Otdar Mean Cheay, Pouthisat, Preah Vihear, Prey Veng, Rotanah Kiri, Siem Reab, Stoeng Treng, Svay Rieng, and Takev. However, most Cambodians consider themselves to be Khmers, descendants of the Angkor Empire that extended over much of Southeast Asia and reached its zenith between the 10th and 13th centuries. Cambodia became part of French Indochina in 1887. Following Japanese occupation in World War II, Cambodia gained full independence from France in 1953.

Jurisdictions

China has 23 provinces (sheng, singular and plural), 5 autonomous regions (zizhiqu, singular and plural), and 4 municipalities (shi, singular and plural)

Provinces:

  • Anhui 安徽
  • Guangdong 广东
  • Hainan 海南
  • Henan 河南
  • Hubei 湖北
  • Hunan 湖南
  • Fujian 福建
  • Gansu 甘肃
  • Guizhou 贵州
  • Hebei 河北
  • Heilongjiang 黑龙江
  • Jiangsu 江苏
  • Jiangxi 江西
  • Jilin 吉林
  • Liaoning 辽宁
  • Qinghai 青海
  • Shaanxi 陕西
  • Shandong 山东
  • Shanxi 山西
  • Sichuan 四川
  • Yunnan 云南
  • Zhejiang 浙江
    (see note on Taiwan)

Autonomous regions:

  • Guangxi 广西
  • Inner Mongolia 内蒙古
  • Ningxia 宁夏
  • Tibet 西藏
  • Xinjiang 新疆

Municipalities:

  • Beijing 北京
  • Chongqing 重庆
  • Shanghai 上海
  • Tianjin 天津
     

Note: China considers Taiwan its 23rd province. See separate entries for the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau.

Research Tools

Having trouble converting to or from Chinese dates?

Useful Web Sites:

  • (helpful tools and resources, gazetteers)
  • (language dictionary, handwriting guide or tutorial, etc.)

Help Wanted

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:


Featured Content

(Your text or images here)

Did you know?

(Your text or images here, or use the table below:)

  • (Your Bullet)
  • (Your Bullet)
  • (Your Bullet)
  • (Your Bullet)
  • (Your Bullet)
  • (Your Bullet)

(All text below this is included in a column on the left side of the screen.)

News

New! Genealogy Guides available in Chinese!


more...

Events

A conference on family history titled 'Genealogy and Local History for All; Services to Multicultural Communities, about those in Canada as it relates to immigrant ancestry, including Chinese immigrants in Canada, is scheduled to be held on 6-7 August 2008 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

more...

Topics
Useful Websites
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