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''[[Africa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]''''' [[Rwanda Genealogy|Rwanda]]'''{{Rwanda-sidebar}}Guide to '''Rwanda 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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Rwanda is a country in Africa bordered by [[Uganda Genealogy|Uganda]], [[Tanzania Genealogy|Tanzania]], [[Burundi Genealogy|Burundi]], and the [[Democratic Republic of the Congo Genealogy|Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)]]. It was formerly a colony of [[Germany Genealogy|Germany]]. The official languages are Kinyarwanda, French, and English.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Rwanda," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rwanda, accessed 22 April 2016.</ref>
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Rwanda is a landlocked country located in East Central Africa. It is bound by Uganda to the north, Tanzania to the east, Burundi to the south, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire) and Lake Kivu to the west. The country is divided into six topographical regions from west to east.
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<h3>Getting Started with Rwanda Research</h3>
 
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Links to articles on getting started with Rwanda research.
== Getting started with Rwanda research ==
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*[[How to Find Birth Records]]
 
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*[[How to Find Marriage Records]]
== Jurisdictions  ==
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*[[How to Find Death Records]]
  
Rwanda is divided into 4 provinces and 1 city.
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<h3>Rwanda Research Tools</h3>
*Est (Eastern) Province
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Rwanda research.
*Kigali Ciry
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*[http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/144 Rwanda Genealogy Queries]  
*Nord (Northern) Province
 
*Ouest (Western) Province
 
*Sud (Southern) Province
 
 
 
== &nbsp;Research Tools ==
 
 
 
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/rwanda-genealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network - Rwanda]
 
*[http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/144 Rwanda Genealogy Queries]
 
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~jfuller/gen_mail_country-rwa.html#AFR-RWANDA Rwanda Mailing Lists]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~jfuller/gen_mail_country-rwa.html#AFR-RWANDA Rwanda Mailing Lists]
 
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*[http://forebears.io/rwanda Forebears] Rwanda
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*[[Rwanda Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]  
 
*[[Rwanda Biography|Biography]]  
 
*[[Rwanda Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
 
*[[Rwanda Census|Census]]
 
*[[Rwanda Church Directories|Church Directories]]
 
*[[Rwanda Church History|Church History]]
 
*[[Rwanda Church Records|Church Records]]
 
*[[Rwanda Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
 
*[[Rwanda Court Records|Court Records]]
 
*[[Rwanda Directories|Directories]]
 
*[[Rwanda Emigration and Immigration|Emigration &amp; Immigration]]
 
*[[Rwanda Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]  
 
*[[Rwanda Genealogy|Genealogy]]
 
*[[Rwanda Historical Geography|Historical Geography]]
 
*[[Rwanda History|History]]
 
*[[Rwanda Land and Property|Land and Property]]
 
*[[Rwanda Languages|Languages]]
 
*[[Rwanda Maps|Maps]]
 
*[[Rwanda Military Records|Military Records]]
 
*[[Rwanda Newspapers|Newspapers]]  
 
*[[Rwanda Nobility|Nobility]]
 
*[[Rwanda Names, Personal|Personal Names]]
 
*[[Rwanda Place Names|Place Names]]
 
*[[Rwanda Probate Records|Probate Records]]
 
*[[Rwanda Schools|Schools]]  
 
*[[Rwanda Social Life and Customs|Social Life and Customs]]
 
*[[Rwanda Societies|Societies]]
 
*[[Rwanda Taxation|Taxation]]
 
*[[Rwanda Voting Records|Voting Records]]
 
  
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Rwanda Background
Local Research Resources

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

Country Information

Rwanda is a country in Africa bordered by Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire). It was formerly a colony of Germany. The official languages are Kinyarwanda, French, and English.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Rwanda Research

Links to articles on getting started with Rwanda research.

Rwanda Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Rwanda research.

Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg

Rwanda Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Rwanda.
RwandaGeoProvinces.png

Jurisdictions

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Rwanda. The country is divided into six topographical regions from west to east.

Rwanda is divided into four provinces and one city.

FamilySearch Resources

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

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Rwanda," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rwanda, accessed 22 April 2016.