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== Getting started with Dominican Republic research  ==
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==Country Information==
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The Dominican Republic is an island country in the Caribbean whose nearest neighbors are [[Haiti Genealogy|Haiti]], [[Cuba Genealogy|Cuba]], [[Turks and Caicos Islands Genealogy|Turks and Caicos Islands]], [[Jamaica Genealogy|Jamaica]], and [[Puerto Rico Genealogy|Puerto Rico]]. It was formerly a colony of [[France Genealogy|France]], [[Spain Genealogy|Spain]], and [[Haiti Genealogy|Haiti]]. The official language is Spanish.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Dominican Republic," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominican_Republic, accessed 17 May 2016.</ref>
  
The Dominican Republic is a country occupying the eastern two-thirds of Hispaniola Island in the&nbsp; West Indies, while the western third of the island is occupied by the nation of Haiti.<ref>Dominican Republic - Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominican_Republic [accessed December 28, 2011]</ref> Hispaniola Island is one of the Greater Antilles Islands on the northern edge of the Caribbean Sea helping to separate it from the North Atlantic Ocean. The island lies between Cuba on the west and Puerto Rico on the east. See the&nbsp;[https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/dr.html CIA ''World Factbook'']<span> article about the Domincan Repulic.&nbsp;</span>
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== Si usted entiende español  ==
 
 
 
Le invitamos a buscar información en español en la página de República Dominicana en el wiki de FamilySearch español. También le invitamos a compartir información útil allí. Véase el enlace en la parte inferior de la página.
 
 
 
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== Dominican Republic Archives ==
 
 
 
The [http://www.agn.gov.do/ website for the Archives of the Dominican Republic] is in Spanish with no option to be displayed in English, but it appears they at least have a catalog of materials available and may have some online data.&nbsp; There is an email address provided for inquiries.
 
 
 
== Research Tools  ==
 
 
 
*Research Resource:&nbsp; [http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/LatinAmerica/DominicanRepublic.pdf BYU Locality Analysis for Dominican Republic]
 
*Listing of all [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927011 records collections for the Dominican Republic] available on FamilySearch.org
 
 
 
'''Wiki articles describing these collections are found at:'''
 
 
 
*[[Dominican Republic Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Dominican Republic Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Dominican Republic Civil Births (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Dominican Republic Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Dominican Republic Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Dominican Republic Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Dominican Republic Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[http://www.candoo.com/genresources/ Dominican Republic Genealogical Resources]
 
 
 
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Click on the province in the map or in the list below it.
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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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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the Dominican Republic.  Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.
  
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'''Administrative divisions:''' <br>31 provinces (''provincias'' singular - ''provincia''), and 1 district (''distrito'')<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Provinces of the Dominican Republic," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provinces_of_the_Dominican_Republic, accessed 3 May 2016.</ref>
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*[[Azua, Dominican Republic Genealogy|Azua]]
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*[[Bahoruco, Dominican Republic Genealogy|Bahoruco]]
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*[[Barahona, Dominican Republic Genealogy|Barahona]]
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*[[Dajabon, Dominican Republic Genealogy|Dajabon]]
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*[[Distrito Nacional or Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Genealogy|Distrito Nacional or Santo Domingo]]
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*[[Duarte, Dominican Republic Genealogy|Duarte]]
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*[[El Seibo, Dominican Republic Genealogy|El Seibo]]
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*[[Elias Pina, Dominican Republic Genealogy|Elias Pina]]
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*[[Espaillat, Dominican Republic Genealogy|Espaillat]]
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*[[Hato Mayor, Dominican Republic Genealogy|Hato Mayor]]
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*[[Independencia, Dominican Republic Genealogy|Independencia]]
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*[[La Altagracia, Dominican Republic Genealogy|La Altagracia]]
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*[[La Romana, Dominican Republic Genealogy|La Romana]]
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*[[La Vega, Dominican Republic Genealogy|La Vega]]
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*[[Maria Trinidad Sanchez, Dominican Republic Genealogy|Maria Trinidad Sanchez]]
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*[[Monsenor Nouel, Dominican Republic Genealogy|Monsenor Nouel]]
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*[[Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic Genealogy|Monte Cristi]]
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*[[Monte Plata, Dominican Republic Genealogy|Monte Plata]]
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*[[Pedernales, Dominican Republic Genealogy|Pedernales]]
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*[[Peravia, Dominican Republic Genealogy|Peravia]]
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*[[Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic Genealogy|Puerto Plata]]
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*[[Salcedo, Dominican Republic Genealogy|Salcedo]]
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*[[Samana, Dominican Republic Genealogy|Samana]]
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*[[San Cristobal, Dominican Republic Genealogy|San Cristobal]]
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*[[San Jose de Ocoa, Dominican Republic Genealogy|San Jose de Ocoa]]
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*[[San Juan, Dominican Republic Genealogy|San Juan]]
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*[[San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic Genealogy|San Pedro de Macoris]]
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*[[Sanchez Ramirez, Dominican Republic Genealogy|Sanchez Ramirez]]
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*[[Santiago, Dominican Republic Genealogy|Santiago]]
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*[[Santiago Rodriguez, Dominican Republic Genealogy|Santiago Rodriguez]]
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*[[Valverde, Dominican Republic Genealogy|Valverde]]
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 Latin American research] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/1927011?region=Dominican+Republic Historical Records]
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*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Dominican_Republic Family History Center locator map]
  
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Dominican Republic Wiki Topics
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Dominican Republic

Guide to Dominican Republic ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Country Information

The Dominican Republic is an island country in the Caribbean whose nearest neighbors are Haiti, Cuba, Turks and Caicos Islands, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico. It was formerly a colony of France, Spain, and Haiti. The official language is Spanish.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Dominican Republic Research

Links to articles on getting started with Dominican Republic research.

Dominican Republic Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Dominican Republic research.


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Dominican Republic Map

Click on the province in the map or in the list below it.

Monte CristiDajabonSantiago RodriguezPuerto PlataSantiago|Elias PinaSan JuanIndependenciaBarahonaBahorucoPedernalesPeraviaAzuaLa VegaMonsenor NouelSan CristobalSanchez RamirezSalcedoDuarteEspaillatMaria Trinidad SanchezMonte PlataSamanaDistrito Nacional or Santo DomingoHato MayorEl SeiboSan Pedro de MacorisLa Romana|La AltagraciaLa AltagraciaDominican Republic provinces.png
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Jurisdictions

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the Dominican Republic. Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.

Administrative divisions:
31 provinces (provincias singular - provincia), and 1 district (distrito)[2]

FamilySearch Resources

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


References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Dominican Republic," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominican_Republic, accessed 17 May 2016.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Provinces of the Dominican Republic," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provinces_of_the_Dominican_Republic, accessed 3 May 2016.