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}} Guide to '''Guinea ancestry, family history, and genealogy''': birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
  
== Getting started with Guinea research  ==
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==Country Information==
 
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Guinea is a country in African bordered by [[Senegal Genealogy|Senegal]], [[Mali Genealogy|Mali]], [[Cote d'Ivoire Genealogy|Cote d'Ivoire]], [[Liberia Genealogy|Liberia]], [[Sierra Leone Genealogy|Sierra Leone]], and [[Guinea-Bissau Genealogy|Guinea-Bissau]]. It was formerly a colony of [[France Genealogy|France]]. The official language is French.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Guinea," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guinea, accessed 28 April 2016.</ref>
West African nation bounded on the north by Senegal and Mali, on the west by Mali and Cote d'Ivoire, on the south by Liberia, on the southwest by Sierra Leon and the North Atlantic Ocean, on the northwest by Guinea-Bissau. See the CIA ''World Factbook'' at https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/gv.html
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<h3>Getting Started with Guinea Research</h3>
 
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Links to articles on getting started with Guinea research.
== &nbsp;Research Tools  ==
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*[[How to Find Birth Records]]
 
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*[[How to Find Marriage Records]]
*[http://www.africagenweb.org/guinea/index.html AfricaGenWeb Guinea]
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*[[How to Find Death Records]]
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/guinea-genealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network - Guinea]
 
 
 
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*[http://www.africagenweb.org/index.php/western-africa/guinea Guinea Genealogy (AfricaGenWeb)]
 
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*[[Conakry Region, Guinea Genealogy|Conakry]]
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*[[Nzérékoré Region, Guinea Genealogy|Nzérékoré]]
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*[[Kankan Region, Guinea Genealogy|Kankan]]
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*[[Kindia Region, Guinea Genealogy|Kindia]]
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*[[Boké Region, Guinea Genealogy|Boké]]
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*[[Labé Region, Guinea Genealogy|Labé]]
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*[[Faranah Region, Guinea Genealogy|Faranah]]
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*[[Mamou Region, Guinea Genealogy|Mamou]]
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
  
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Latest revision as of 20:20, 27 March 2017

Guinea Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Guinea Background
Local Research Resources
Africa
Guinea
Guide to Guinea ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

Country Information

Guinea is a country in African bordered by Senegal, Mali, Cote d'Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea-Bissau. It was formerly a colony of France. The official language is French.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Guinea Research

Links to articles on getting started with Guinea research.

Guinea Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Guinea research.

Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg

Guinea Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Guinea. Guinea map.png

Jurisdictions

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Guinea.

Guinea is divided into eight regions:

FamilySearch Resources

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

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Guinea," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guinea, accessed 28 April 2016.