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Guide to '''Croatia ancestry, family history, and genealogy''': birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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==Country Information==
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Croatia is a country in Central and Southeast Europe bordered by [[Hungary Genealogy|Hungary]], [[Serbia Genealogy|Serbia]], [[Bosnia and Herzegovina Genealogy|Bosnia and Herzegovina]], [[Montenegro Genealogy|Montenegro]], and [[Slovenia Genealogy|Slovenia]]. The lands that today comprise Croatia were part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the close of World War I. The official language is Croatian.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Croatia," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Croatia, accessed 23 March 2016.</ref>
  
== Getting started with Croatia research  ==
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Welcome to the '''Croatia Page'''!
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FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Croatia Page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Croatian records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The Croatia Page is a work in progress, your contributions and [[FamilySearch Wiki:Feedback|feedback]] are essential!
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Links to articles on getting started with Croatia research.
*[[Croatia Beginning Research|Beginning Croatian Research Overview]]  
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*[[Croatia_Beginners_Corner_Getting_Started|Getting Started]]
*[[Croatia Letter Writing Guide|Letter Writing Guide]]  
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*[[Croatia_Beginners_Corner_What%27s_the_Next_Step%3F|What's the Next Step?]]
*[[Croatia Websites|Websites]]  
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*[[Croatia_Beginners_Corner_Tips_for_Beginners|Tips for Beginners]]
*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Croatia_Language_and_Languages#Word_List Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian Word List]
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*[[Croatia Beginning Research|Beginning Croatian Research Overview]]
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Croatia research.
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*[[Croatia Letter Writing Guide|Letter Writing Guide]] 
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:[[Croatia Genealogy#More Croatia Research Tools|''See More Research Tools'']]
 
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{{Click|Image:Croatia_ORP.png|Croatia Online Genealogy Records}} [[File:Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg|link=Genealogy_Help_on_Facebook]]
  
*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/b/bc/Beginner%27s_Guide_to_Croatian_Research.pdf Beginner's Guide to Croatian Research by Thomas K. Edlund with Kahlile B. Mehr]
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==Croatia Map==
 
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Croatia is a country situated in Southeastern Europe, bordering Slovenia, Hungary, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, the Adriatic Sea, and the Gulf of Trieste.
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*[http://arhinet.arhiv.hr/index.aspx ARHiNET Croatia] Central National Register of Archival Fonds and Collections of the Republic of Croatia (includes some vital registers)
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*[[Croatia, Delnice Roman Catholic Church Books(Family Search Historical Records)|Croatia, Delnice Roman Catholic Church Books(Family Search Historical Records)]]
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===Counties and County Seats of Croatia===
 
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The lands that today comprise Croatia were part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the close of World War I. In 1918, the Croats, Serbs, and Slovenes formed a kingdom known after 1929 as Yugoslavia. In 1991 Croatia declared its independence from Yugoslavia.
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Croatia is a country situated in Southeastern Europe, bordering Slovenia, Hungary, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, the Adriatic Sea, and the Gulf of Trieste.  
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To read more about Croatia see [https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/hr.html The World Factbook] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Croatia Wikipedia]
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[[Croatia Slavonia|Slavonia]] is a geographical and historical region in eastern Croatia. It is a lowland bounded, in part, by the Drava river in the north, the Sava river in the south, and the Danube river in the east.
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[[Croatia Dalmatia|Dalmatia]] is a historical region on the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea and is situated in Croatia. It spreads between the island of Rab in the northwest and the Bay of Kotor, in Montenegro, in the southeast. The hinterland, the Dalmatian Zagora, ranges from fifty kilometers in width in the north to just a few kilometers in the south.
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[[Croatia Istria|Istriais]] the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea, located at the head of the Adriatic between the Gulf of Trieste and the Bay of Kvarner. It is shared by three countries: Croatia, Slovenia and Italy.
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In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:
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To add your knowledge and help expand the wiki [[FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Croatia pages|click here:]]
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*[[Croatia Slavonia|Slavonia]] is a geographical and historical region in eastern Croatia. It is a lowland bounded, in part, by the Drava river in the north, the Sava river in the south, and the Danube river in the east.
  
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*[[Croatia Dalmatia|Dalmatia]] is a historical region on the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea and is situated in Croatia. It spreads between the island of Rab in the northwest and the Bay of Kotor, in Montenegro, in the southeast. The hinterland, the Dalmatian Zagora, ranges from fifty kilometers in width in the north to just a few kilometers in the south.
  
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*[[Croatia Istria|Istriais]] the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea, located at the head of the Adriatic between the Gulf of Trieste and the Bay of Kvarner. It is shared by three countries: Croatia, Slovenia and Italy.
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==More Croatia Research Strategies==
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Research strategies give guidance on how to research or what records to search for first.  Below are additional research strategy Wiki articles for Croatia.
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*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/e/e1/Croatian_Microfilming_List.pdf Beginner's Guide to Croatian Research/Croatian Microfilming List by Thomas K. Edlund with Kahlile B. Mehr]
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*[[Croatia Beginners Corner Finding Your Ancestor in the Records|Finding your ancestor in the records]]
  
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==More Croatia Research Tools==
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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 for Croatia.
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*[http://arhinet.arhiv.hr/index.aspx ARHiNET Croatia] Central National Register of Archival Fonds and Collections of the Republic of Croatia. Includes vital registers. Click [[Croatia How to Use Croatian Digital Archives|here]] for instructions.
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2040054 Croatia, Church Books, 1516-1949]
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*Croatian vital registers are slowly becoming available online through [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2040054 FamilySearch] and through the [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Croatia_How_to_Use_Croatian_Digital_Archives Croatian Digital Archives].
  
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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/search/ Historical Records]
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*[https://familysearch.org/ask/help#localResource Family History Center locator map]
  
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*[[Croatia Beginners Corner Getting Started|Getting started]]
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*[[Croatia Beginners Corner What's the Next Step?|What's the next step?]]
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*[[Croatia Beginners Corner Finding Your Ancestor in the Records|Finding your ancestor in the records]]
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*[[Croatia Beginners Corner Tips for Beginners|Tips for beginners]]
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Croatian vital registers are slowly becoming available online through [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/2040054 FamilySearch] and through the [http://arhinet.arhiv.hr/_Pages/SearchIndexPage.aspx?Id=26 Croatian digital archives].
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Latest revision as of 19:20, 26 July 2016

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Croatia Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Croatia Background
Ethnicity
Local Research Resources


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

Country Information

Croatia is a country in Central and Southeast Europe bordered by Hungary, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, and Slovenia. The lands that today comprise Croatia were part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the close of World War I. The official language is Croatian.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Croatia Research

Links to articles on getting started with Croatia research.

See More Research Strategies

Croatia Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Croatia research.

See More Research Tools


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Modern Croatia with Historical Regions

Croatia Map

Croatia is a country situated in Southeastern Europe, bordering Slovenia, Hungary, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, the Adriatic Sea, and the Gulf of Trieste.




Counties and County Seats of Croatia

Counties of Croatia'

County Seat
Bjelovar-Bilogora Bjelovar
Brod-Posavina Slavonski Brod
Dubrovnik-Neretva Dubrovnik
Istria Pazin
Karlovac Karlovac
Koprivnica-Križevci Koprivnica
Krapina-Zagorje Krapina
Lika-Senj Gospić
Međimurje Čakovec
Osijek-Baranja Osijek
Požega-Slavonia Požega

Primorje-Gorski Kotar

Rijeka
Sisak-Moslavina Sisak
Split-Dalmatia Split
Šibenik-Knin Šibenik
Varaždin Varaždin
Virovitica-Podravina Virovitica
Vukovar-Syrmia Vukovar
Zadar Zadar
Zagreb County Zagreb
City of Zagreb Zagreb

Regions

  • Slavonia is a geographical and historical region in eastern Croatia. It is a lowland bounded, in part, by the Drava river in the north, the Sava river in the south, and the Danube river in the east.
  • Dalmatia is a historical region on the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea and is situated in Croatia. It spreads between the island of Rab in the northwest and the Bay of Kotor, in Montenegro, in the southeast. The hinterland, the Dalmatian Zagora, ranges from fifty kilometers in width in the north to just a few kilometers in the south.
  • Istriais the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea, located at the head of the Adriatic between the Gulf of Trieste and the Bay of Kvarner. It is shared by three countries: Croatia, Slovenia and Italy.

More Croatia Research Strategies

Research strategies give guidance on how to research or what records to search for first. Below are additional research strategy Wiki articles for Croatia.

More Croatia 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 for Croatia.

FamilySearch Resources

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

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Croatia," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Croatia, accessed 23 March 2016.