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''[[Africa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]''''' [[Somalia Genealogy|Somalia]]'''{{Somalia-sidebar}}Guide to '''Somalia ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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Somalia is a country in Africa bordered by [[Djibouti Genealogy|Djibouti]], [[Ethiopia Genealogy|Ethiopia]], and [[Kenya Genealogy|Kenya]]. It was formerly under the rule of [[England Genealogy|Great Britain]] and [[Italy Genealogy|Italy]]. The official languages are Somali and Arabic.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Somalia," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somalia, accessed 21 April 2016.</ref>
Somalia is located on the Horn of Africa in East Africa. It is bound by Djibouti to the northwest, Ethiopia to the west, Kenya to the southwest, the Indian Ocean to the east and the Gulf of Aden to the north.
 
 
 
== Getting started with Somalia research  ==
 
 
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
 
  
Somalia has 18 regions (plural - NA, singular - gobolka).
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==Getting Started ==
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<h3>Getting Started with Somalia Research</h3>
*Bakool
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Links to articles on getting started with Somalia research.
*Banaadir
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*[[How to Find Birth Records]]
*Bari
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*[[How to Find Marriage Records]]
*Bay
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*[[How to Find Death Records]]
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== &nbsp;&nbsp;Research Tools ==
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<h3>Somalia Research Tools</h3>
*[http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/159/ Genealogy Queries]  
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Somalia research.
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/somalia-genealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Somalia]  
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*[http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/159/ Somalia Genealogy Queries]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~jfuller/gen_mail_country-som.html Mailing Lists]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~jfuller/gen_mail_country-som.html Somalia Mailing Lists]
 
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*[http://www.everyculture.com/Sa-Th/Somalia.html Search Resources]
== Featured Content  ==
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*[http://forebears.io/somalia Forebears] Somalia Genealogy
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==Somalia Map==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Somalia.<br>
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==Jurisdictions==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Somalia. 
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Somalia has 18 regions (plural - NA, singular - ''gobolka'').
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*[[Lower Juba, Somalia Genealogy|1 Lower Juba]]
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*[[Bay, Somalia Genealogy|4 Bay]]
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*[[Bakool, Somalia Genealogy|5 Bakool]]
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*[[Lower Shebelle, Somalia Genealogy|6 Lower Shebelle]]
 
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*[[Middle Shebelle, Somalia Genealogy|8 Middle Shebelle]]
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*[[Hiran, Somalia Genealogy|9 Hiran]]
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*[[Galguduud, Somalia Genealogy|10 Galguduud]]
 
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*[[Mudug, Somalia Genealogy|11 Mudug]]
== Help Wanted  ==
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*[[Nugal, Somalia Genealogy|12 Nugal]]
 
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In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:
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*[[Bari, Somalia Genealogy|13 Bari]]
 
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*[[Sool, Somalia Genealogy|14 Sool]]
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*[[Somalia Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
 
*[[Somalia Biography|Biography]]
 
*[[Somalia Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
 
*[[Somalia Census|Census]]
 
*[[Somalia Church Directories|Church Directories]]
 
*[[Somalia Church History|Church History]]
 
*[[Somalia Church Records|Church Records]]
 
*[[Somalia Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
 
*[[Somalia Court Records|Court Records]]
 
*[[Somalia Directories|Directories]]
 
*[[Somalia Emigration and Immigration|Emigration &amp; Immigration]]
 
*[[Somalia Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
 
*[[Somalia Genealogy|Genealogy]]
 
*[[Somalia Historical Geography|Historical Geography]]
 
*[[Somalia History|History]]
 
*[[Somalia Land and Property|Land and Property]]
 
*[[Somalia Languages|Languages]]
 
*[[Somalia Maps|Maps]]
 
*[[Somalia Military Records|Military Records]]
 
*[[Somalia Newspapers|Newspapers]]
 
*[[Somalia Nobility|Nobility]]
 
*[[Somalia Names, Personal|Personal Names]]
 
*[[Somalia Place Names|Place Names]]
 
*[[Somalia Probate Records|Probate Records]]
 
*[[Somalia Schools|Schools]]
 
*[[Somalia Social Life and Customs|Social Life and Customs]]
 
*[[Somalia Societies|Societies]]
 
*[[Somalia Taxation|Taxation]]
 
*[[Somalia Voting Records|Voting Records]]
 
  
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==FamilySearch Resources==
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
  
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Somalia Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Somalia Background
Local Research Resources

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

Country Information

Somalia is a country in Africa bordered by Djibouti, Ethiopia, and Kenya. It was formerly under the rule of Great Britain and Italy. The official languages are Somali and Arabic.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Somalia Research

Links to articles on getting started with Somalia research.

Somalia Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Somalia research.


{{{link}}}Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg

Somalia Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Somalia.
250px-Somalia Numbered Regions.png

Jurisdictions

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Somalia. Somalia has 18 regions (plural - NA, singular - gobolka).

FamilySearch Resources

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

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Somalia," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somalia, accessed 21 April 2016.