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''[[Middle East]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]''''' [[Egypt Genealogy|Egypt]]'''{{Egypt-sidebar}}Guide to '''Egypt ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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== Getting started with Egyptian research  ==
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==Country Information==
 
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Egypt is a country in Africa bordered by [[Israel Genealogy|Israel]], [[Sudan Genealogy|Sudan]], and [[Libya Genealogy|Libya]]. It was formerly ruled by the Ottoman Empire and [[England Genealogy|Great Britain]]. The official language is Arabic.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Egypt," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egypt, accessed 2 May 2016.</ref>
FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Egypt page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Egyptian records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The Egypt Page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential!
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==Getting Started ==
 
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== Jurisdictions: Administrative Divisions  ==
 
 
 
There are 26 governorates (muhafazat, singular - muhafazah).
 
 
 
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*Ad Daqahliyah
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<h3>Getting Started with Egypt Research</h3>
*Al Bahr al Ahmar
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Links to articles on getting started with Egypt research.
*Al Buhayrah
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*[[How to Find Birth Records]]
*Al Fayyum
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*[[How to Find Marriage Records]]
*Al Gharbiyah
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*[[How to Find Death Records]]
*Al Iskandariyah
 
*Al Isma'iliyah*
 
*Al Jizah
 
*Al Minufiyah
 
 
 
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*Al Minya
 
*Al Qahirah
 
*Al Qalyubiyah
 
*Al Wadi al Jadid
 
*As Suways
 
*Ash Sharqiyah
 
*Aswan
 
*Asyut
 
*Bani Suwayf
 
  
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*Bur Sa'id
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<h3>Egypt Research Tools</h3>
*Dumyat
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Egypt research.
*Janub Sina'
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*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/egypt.html Egypt Genealogy and Family History Resources (Kindred Trails)]
*Kafr ash Shaykh
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*[http://www.egypt.gov.eg/english/home.aspx Egyptian government web site]. You may order birth, divorce, marriage and death certificates. Use "subjects" under electronic services. You will need to already have the information to order and will need language translating capability in your browser.
*Matruh
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&query=%2Bplace%3AEgypt Egyptian Collection F.H.L.]
*Qina
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?CScntry=147&page=csr Egyptian cemeteries and individual graves]
*Shamal
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*[http://www.genealogy.com/forum/regional/countries/topics/egypt/ Genealogy.com] Egypt forum.
*Sina'
 
*Suhaj
 
 
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== &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Research Tools  ==
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[[File:Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg|link=FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups on Facebook]]
 
 
*[[Counties of Egypt]]
 
*[[Genealogical Records of Egypt]]
 
*[[Egyptian Gazetteers]] (Finding Place Names)
 
 
 
*[http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/egypt.html Egyptian Maps]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=keywords&searchCriteria=egyptian+collection&placeName=&author_givenName=&author_surname= Egyptian Collection F.H.L.]
 
*[http://www.libdex.com/country/Egypt.html Egyptian Libraries]
 
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/egypt-genealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Egypt]
 
 
 
== Featured Content  ==
 
 
 
*[[Egyptian Timeline 1517 - 1922]]
 
*[[Egyptian Timeline 1922 - 2000]]
 
 
 
== Did you know?  ==
 
 
 
Arabic is the official language. English and French are widely understood by educated classes
 
  
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Egypt. 
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1. Matrouh<br>
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2. Alexandria<br>
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3. Beheira<br>
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4. Kafr el-Sheikh<br>
 
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5. Dakahlia<br>
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6. Damietta<br>
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7. Port Said<br>
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8. North Sinai<br>
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9. Gharbia<br>
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10. Monufia<br>
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11. Qalyubia<br>
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12. Al Sharqia<br>
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13. Ismailia<br>
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14. Giza<br>
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15. Faiyum<br>
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16. Cairo<br>
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17. Suez<br>
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18. South Sinai<br>
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19. Beni Suef<br>
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20. Minya<br>
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21. New Valley<br>
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22. Asyut<br>
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23. Red Sea<br>
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24. Sohag<br>
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25. Qena<br>
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26. Luxor<br>
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27. Aswan<br>
 
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== Help Wanted  ==
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==Jurisdictions==
 
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Egypt.  Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:<br>
 
  
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There are 26 governorates (''muhafazat'', singular - ''muhafazah'').
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*[[Edit a page|Expand an article]] or [[Special:Shortpages|short page]]
 
*[[How to author an article in the Wiki|Create a new article]]<br>
 
*[[How to categorize an article|Categorize articles]]<br>
 
  
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*[[Create an external link|Add external links to articles]]  
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*[[Ad Daqahliyah, Egypt Genealogy|Ad Daqahliyah]]
*[[Create an internal link|Add internal links to articles]]  
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*[[Al Bahr al Ahmar, Egypt Genealogy|Al Bahr al Ahmar]]
*Join Danish Research Study Group
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*[[Al Buhayrah, Egypt Genealogy|Al Buhayrah]]
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*[[Al Fayyum, Egypt Genealogy|Al Fayyum]]
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*[[Al Gharbiyah, Egypt Genealogy|Al Gharbiyah]]
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*[[Al Iskandariyah, Egypt Genealogy|Al Iskandariyah]]
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*[[Al Isma'iliyah, Egypt Genealogy|Al Isma'iliyah*]]
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*[[Al Jizah, Egypt Genealogy|Al Jizah]]
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*[[Al Minufiyah, Egypt Genealogy|Al Minufiyah]]
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*[[Al Minya, Egypt Genealogy|Al Minya]]
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*[[Al Qahirah, Egypt Genealogy|Al Qahirah]]
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*[[Al Qalyubiyah, Egypt Genealogy|Al Qalyubiyah]]
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*[[Al Wadi al Jadid, Egypt Genealogy|Al Wadi al Jadid]]
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*[[As Suways, Egypt Genealogy|As Suways]]
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*[[Ash Sharqiyah, Egypt Genealogy|Ash Sharqiyah]]
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*[[Aswan, Egypt Genealogy|Aswan]]
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*[[Asyut, Egypt Genealogy|Asyut]]
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*[[Bani Suwayf, Egypt Genealogy|Bani Suwayf]]
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*[[Bur Sa'id, Egypt Genealogy|Bur Sa'id]]
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*[[Dumyat, Egypt Genealogy|Dumyat]]
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*[[Janub Sina', Egypt Genealogy|Janub Sina']]
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*[[Kafr ash Shaykh, Egypt Genealogy|Kafr ash Shaykh]]
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*[[Matruh, Egypt Genealogy|1. Matruh]]
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*[[Qina, Egypt Genealogy|Qina]]
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*[[Shamal, Egypt Genealogy|Shamal]]
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*[[Sina', Egypt Genealogy|Sina']]
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*[[Suhaj, Egypt Genealogy|Suhaj]]
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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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==References==
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Latest revision as of 20:31, 30 November 2016

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

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

Country Information

Egypt is a country in Africa bordered by Israel, Sudan, and Libya. It was formerly ruled by the Ottoman Empire and Great Britain. The official language is Arabic.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Egypt Research

Links to articles on getting started with Egypt research.

Egypt Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Egypt research.

Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg

Egypt Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Egypt.

Egypt governates.png

1. Matrouh
2. Alexandria
3. Beheira
4. Kafr el-Sheikh
5. Dakahlia
6. Damietta
7. Port Said
8. North Sinai
9. Gharbia
10. Monufia
11. Qalyubia
12. Al Sharqia
13. Ismailia
14. Giza
15. Faiyum
16. Cairo
17. Suez
18. South Sinai
19. Beni Suef
20. Minya
21. New Valley
22. Asyut
23. Red Sea
24. Sohag
25. Qena
26. Luxor
27. Aswan

Jurisdictions

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

There are 26 governorates (muhafazat, singular - muhafazah).

FamilySearch Resources

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

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Egypt," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egypt, accessed 2 May 2016.