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The history of Luxembourg is inherently entwined with the histories of surrounding countries, peoples, and ruling dynasties. For a list of FamilySearch Wiki pages on specific localities in Luxembourg, [[List of communes of Luxembourg|click here]].&nbsp;  
 
The history of Luxembourg is inherently entwined with the histories of surrounding countries, peoples, and ruling dynasties. For a list of FamilySearch Wiki pages on specific localities in Luxembourg, [[List of communes of Luxembourg|click here]].&nbsp;  
  
Luxembourg has the formal name in 4 languages:<br>  
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Luxembourg has the formal name in 4 languages:<br>
  
Grossherzogtum Lëtzebuerg (Luxembourgish)<br>  
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Grossherzogtum Lëtzebuerg (Luxembourgish)<br>
  
<span lang="fr">Grand-Duché de Luxembourg</span> (French)<br>  
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<span lang="fr">Grand-Duché de Luxembourg</span> (French)<br>
  
<span lang="de">Großherzogtum Luxemburg</span> (German)<br>  
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<span lang="de">Großherzogtum Luxemburg</span> (German)<br>
  
Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (English)<br>  
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Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (English)<br>
  
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
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*[[Diekirch District, Luxembourg|District de Diekirch]] northern part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
 
*[[Diekirch District, Luxembourg|District de Diekirch]] northern part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
  
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| [[Clervaux Canton, Luxembourg|Clervaux]]  
 
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*[[Grevenmacher District, Luxembourg|District de Grevenmacher]] eastern part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
 
*[[Grevenmacher District, Luxembourg|District de Grevenmacher]] eastern part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
  
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| [[Echternach Canton, Luxembourg|Echternach]]  
 
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*[[Luxembourg District, Luxembourg|District de Luxembourg]] western part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
 
*[[Luxembourg District, Luxembourg|District de Luxembourg]] western part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
  
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| [[Capellen Canton, Luxembourg|Capellen]]  
 
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*[http://www.luxembourg.co.uk/genealog.html Luxembourg Genealogy]  
 
*[http://www.luxembourg.co.uk/genealog.html Luxembourg Genealogy]  
 
*[http://www.loc.gov/rr/international/european/luxembourg/resources/lu-genealogy.html More Luxembourg Genealogy]  
 
*[http://www.loc.gov/rr/international/european/luxembourg/resources/lu-genealogy.html More Luxembourg Genealogy]  
*[http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/genealogy/royal/#Low Directory of Royal Genealogical Data]
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*[http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/genealogy/royal/#Low Directory of Royal Genealogical Data]
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*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Europe/Luxembourg.pdf BYU Research Guide for Luxembourg]
  
 
*(helpful tools and resources, gazetteers)  
 
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== Help Expand the Wiki  ==
 
== Help Expand the Wiki  ==
  
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*The [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~pick/ Eifel Birth and Marriage database] has more than 500,000 names from across the border in Germany.
 
*The [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~pick/ Eifel Birth and Marriage database] has more than 500,000 names from across the border in Germany.
  
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*Luxembourg has a volunteer [[FamilySearch Wiki:Moderator|Moderator]]: [[User:Dsammy|Dsammy]]. Contact him for assistance.  
 
*Luxembourg has a volunteer [[FamilySearch Wiki:Moderator|Moderator]]: [[User:Dsammy|Dsammy]]. Contact him for assistance.  
 
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*[[Luxembourg Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]  
 
*[[Luxembourg Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Luxembourg History (off site)]
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Luxembourg History (off site)]
  
 
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Revision as of 22:58, 12 November 2010

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Getting started with Luxembourg research

The history of Luxembourg is inherently entwined with the histories of surrounding countries, peoples, and ruling dynasties. For a list of FamilySearch Wiki pages on specific localities in Luxembourg, click here

Luxembourg has the formal name in 4 languages:

Grossherzogtum Lëtzebuerg (Luxembourgish)

Grand-Duché de Luxembourg (French)

Großherzogtum Luxemburg (German)

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (English)

Jurisdictions

Luxembourg has 12 cantons organized into 3 districts.

Clervaux Diekirch Redange Vianden Wiltz
Echternach Grevenmacher Remich
Capellen Esch-sur-Alzette Luxembourg Mersch

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