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}} Guide to '''Niger ancestry, family history, and genealogy''': birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
  
== Getting started with niger research  ==
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Niger is a country in Africa bordered by [[Nigeria Genealogy|Nigeria]], [[Benin Genealogy|Benin]], [[Burkina Faso Genealogy|Burkina Faso]], [[Mali Genealogy|Mali]], [[Algeria Genealogy|Algeria]], [[Libya Genealogy|Libya]], and [[Chad Genealogy|Chad]]. It was formerly a colony of [[France Genealogy|France]]. The official language is French.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Niger," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niger, accessed 25 April 2016.</ref>
Niger, officially the Republic of Niger, is a landlocked country in Western Africa, named after the Niger River. It borders Nigeria and Benin to the south, Burkina Faso and Mali to the west, Algeria and Libya to the north and Chad to the east. The capital city is Niamey.  
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<h3>Getting Started with Niger Research</h3>
 
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Links to articles on getting started with Niger research.
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*[[How to Find Birth Records]]
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*[[How to Find Death Records]]
  
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/niger-genealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network - Niger]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~jfuller/gen_mail_country-nie.html#AFR-NIGER Mailing List]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~jfuller/gen_mail_country-nie.html#AFR-NIGER Mailing List]  
 
*[http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/128/ Niger Genealogy Queries]
 
*[http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/128/ Niger Genealogy Queries]
 
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Niger.
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Niger Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Niger Background
Local Research Resources
Africa
Niger
Guide to Niger ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

Country Information

Niger is a country in Africa bordered by Nigeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Algeria, Libya, and Chad. It was formerly a colony of France. The official language is French.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Niger Research

Links to articles on getting started with Niger research.

Niger Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Niger research.

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Niger Map

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

FamilySearch Resources

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

References

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