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''[[Africa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''[[Mozambique Genealogy|Mozambique]]'''{{Mozambique-sidebar}}Guide to '''Mozambique ancestry, family history, and genealogy''': birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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==Country Information==
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Mozambique is a country in Africa bordered by [[Swaziland Genealogy|Swaziland]], [[South Africa Genealogy|South Africa]], [[Zimbabwe Genealogy|Zimbabwe]], [[Zambia Genealogy|Zambia]], [[Malawi Genealogy|Malawi]], and [[Tanzania Genealogy|Tanzania]]. It was formerly under the fule of [[Portugal Genealogy|Portugal]]. The official language is Portuguese.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Mozambique," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mozambique, accessed 25 April 2016.</ref>
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=== Getting Started With Mozambican Research<br> ===
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<h3>Getting Started with Mozambique Research</h3>
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Links to articles on getting started with Mozambique research.
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*[[How to Find Birth Records]]
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The Mozambique page is here to help you get started doing family history research in Mozambique. It is designed to help you find, obtain, and analzye records pertaining to Mozambique. This page is a work in progess, and your help and contributions are appreciated!<br>
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<h3>Mozambique Research Tools</h3>
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Mozambique.  Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.
  
Mozambique is divided into ten provinces (portuguese: ''provincias)&nbsp;''and one capital city, ''Maputo'', with provincial status.The provinces are divided into 129 districts (''distritos),'' which are further divided into 405 Administrative Posts (''Postos Administrativos)''. These are divided into Localities (''Localidades),&nbsp;''which are the lowest geographical level of the central state administration. <br>
 
  
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The following are the Provinces of Mozambique with the capital city of each province listed as well:
 
  
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Mozambique is divided into ten provinces (Portuguese: ''provincias)&nbsp;''and one capital city, ''Maputo'', with provincial status.The provinces are divided into 129 districts (''distritos),'' which are further divided into 405 Administrative Posts (''Postos Administrativos)''. These are divided into Localities (''Localidades),&nbsp;''which are the lowest geographical level of the central state administration. <br>  
  
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==FamilySearch Resources==
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Mozambique is located on the southeast coast of Africa. It is bound by Swaziland to the south, South Africa to the southwest, Zimbabwe to the west, Zambia and Malawi to the northwest, Tanzania to the north and the Indian Ocean to the east. The country is divided into two topographical regions by the Zambezi River. [http://www.atlapedia.com/online/countries/mozambiq.htm Read more...]
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*[[Mozambique Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
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Mozambique Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Mozambique Background
Local Research Resources

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

Country Information

Mozambique is a country in Africa bordered by Swaziland, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, and Tanzania. It was formerly under the fule of Portugal. The official language is Portuguese.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Mozambique Research

Links to articles on getting started with Mozambique research.

Mozambique Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Mozambique research.

Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg

Mozambique Clickable Map and Jurisdictions

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



Mozambique is divided into ten provinces (Portuguese: provincias) and one capital city, Maputo, with provincial status.The provinces are divided into 129 districts (distritos), which are further divided into 405 Administrative Posts (Postos Administrativos). These are divided into Localities (Localidades), which are the lowest geographical level of the central state administration.

The following are the Provinces of Mozambique and their capital cities:

Province                       Capital of Province

  1. Cabo Delegado                    Pemba     
  2. Gaza                                    Xai-Xai
  3. Inhambane                           Inhambane
  4. Manica                                 Chimoio
  5. Maputo (Capital)                        -
  6. Maputo                                Matola
  7. Nampula                              Nampula
  8. Niassa                                 Lichinga
  9. Sofala                                  Beira
  10. Tete                                     Tete
  11. Zambezia                             Quelimane
Maputo (Capital)MaputoGazaInhambaneManicaSofalaTeteZambeziaNampulaNiassaCabo DelegadoMozambique Provinces.jpg
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FamilySearch Resources

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


References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Mozambique," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mozambique, accessed 25 April 2016.