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''[[Africa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''''[[Malawi Genealogy|Malawi]]''{{Malawi-sidebar}}Guide to '''Malawi 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 Malawi research  ==
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==Country Information==
 
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Malawi is a country in Africa bordered by [[Zambia Genealogy|Zambia]], [[Tanzania Genealogy|Tanzania]], and [[Mozambique Genealogy|Mozambique]]. The official language is English.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Malawi," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malawi, accessed 27 April 2016.</ref>
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==Getting Started ==
 
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<h3>Getting Started with Malawi Research</h3>
 
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Links to articles on getting started with Malawi research.
== Featured Content  ==
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*[[Malawi Civil Registration]]
 
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*[[Malawi Church Records]]
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== &nbsp;Research Tools  ==
 
  
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/malawi-genealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network - Malawi]
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<h3>Malawi Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Malawi research.
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~jfuller/gen_mail_country-mal.html#AFR-MALAWI Malawi Mailing List]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~jfuller/gen_mail_country-mal.html#AFR-MALAWI Malawi Mailing List]  
*[http://www.bartelby.org/61/imagepages/A4malawi.html Malawi][http://www.bartelby.org/61/imagepages/A4malawi.html American Heritage Dictionary]
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*[http://www.geni.com/projects/Pioneers-and-Early-Settlers-Rhodesia-and-Nyasaland-Zambia-Zimbabwe-Malawi/5802 Pioneers and Early Settlers (Geni)]
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*[http://eap.bl.uk/database/results.a4d?projID=EAP427 Endangered Archives] Postal and Census records.
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*[https://billiongraves.com/sitemap/index.php?country=Malawi&state=Southern+Region Malawi Cemetaries]
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*(helpful tools and resources, gazetteers)
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== Did you know?  ==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Malawi.
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Malawi is divided into 28 districts within three regions.
 
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*Central Region
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**1 – Dedza
 
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**2 – Dowa
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**3 – Kasungu
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**4 – Lilongwe
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**5 – Mchinji
 
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**6 – Nkhotakota
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**7 – Ntcheu
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**8 – Ntchisi
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**9 – Salima
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*Northern Region
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**10 – Chitipa
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**11 – Karonga
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**12 – Likoma
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**13 – Mzimba
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**14 – Nkhata Bay
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**15 – Rumphi
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*Southern Region
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**16 – Balaka
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**17 – Blantyre
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**18 – Chikwawa
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**19 – Chiradzulu
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**20 – Machinga
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**21 – Mangochi
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**22 – Mulanje
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**23 – Mwanza
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**24 – Nsanje
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**25 – Thyolo
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**26 – Phalombe
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**28 – Neno[3]
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== Help Wanted  ==
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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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Malawi Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Malawi Background
Local Research Resources

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

Country Information

Malawi is a country in Africa bordered by Zambia, Tanzania, and Mozambique. The official language is English.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Malawi Research

Links to articles on getting started with Malawi research.

Malawi Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Malawi research.

Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg

Malawi Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Malawi. Malawi is divided into 28 districts within three regions.

  • Central Region
    • 1 – Dedza
    • 2 – Dowa
    • 3 – Kasungu
    • 4 – Lilongwe
    • 5 – Mchinji
    • 6 – Nkhotakota
    • 7 – Ntcheu
    • 8 – Ntchisi
    • 9 – Salima
  • Northern Region
    • 10 – Chitipa
    • 11 – Karonga
    • 12 – Likoma
    • 13 – Mzimba
    • 14 – Nkhata Bay
    • 15 – Rumphi
  • Southern Region
    • 16 – Balaka
    • 17 – Blantyre
    • 18 – Chikwawa
    • 19 – Chiradzulu
    • 20 – Machinga
    • 21 – Mangochi
    • 22 – Mulanje
    • 23 – Mwanza
    • 24 – Nsanje
    • 25 – Thyolo
    • 26 – Phalombe
    • 27 – Zomba
    • 28 – Neno[3]

Malawi Districts.png

FamilySearch Resources

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

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Malawi," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malawi, accessed 27 April 2016.