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''[[Africa]] [[File:Gotoarrow.png]] '''''[[Uganda Genealogy|Uganda]]'''{{Template:Uganda-sidebar}}Guide to '''Uganda genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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==Country Information==
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Uganda is a country in Africa bordered by [[Rwanda Genealogy|Rwanda]], [[Tanzania Genealogy|Tanzania]], [[Kenya Genealogy|Kenya]], [[Sudan Genealogy|Sudan]], and the [[Democratic Republic of the Congo Genealogy|Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)]]. The official languages are Swahili and English.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Uganda," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uganda, accessed 20 April 2016.</ref>
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==Getting Started ==
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Uganda is a landlocked country located in East Central Africa. It is bound by Rwanda, Lake Victoria and Tanzania to the south, Kenya to the east, Sudan to the north and Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire) to the west. Most of the country is a vast plateau with the main mountain ranges of Mufumbiro and Ruwenzori located in the west as well as Mt. Elgon to the east.
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<h3>Getting Started with Uganda Research</h3>
 
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Links to articles on getting started with Uganda research.
== Getting started with Uganda 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]]
 
 
Uganda is divided into four administrative regions with 111 recently formed districts and one capital city (Kampala).  
 
 
 
Regions:
 
 
 
*Central Region (23 Districts, capital city of Kampala)
 
*Eastern Region (32 Districts)
 
*Northern Region (30 Districts)
 
*Western Region (26 Districts) 
 
  
More on [[Uganda jurisdictions|Uganda jurisdictions]]. {{Wikipedia|Districts of Uganda}}
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<h3>Uganda Research Tools</h3>
== &nbsp;Research Tools ==
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Uganda research.
 
 
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/uganda-genealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network - Uganda]
 
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~jfuller/gen_mail_country-uga.html#AFR-UGANDA Uganda Mailing Lists]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~jfuller/gen_mail_country-uga.html#AFR-UGANDA Uganda Mailing Lists]  
 
*[http://ugandan.worldvitalrecords.com/ Ugandan Genealogy Search]  
 
*[http://ugandan.worldvitalrecords.com/ Ugandan Genealogy Search]  
 
*[http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/180/ Uganda Genealogy Queries]
 
*[http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/180/ Uganda Genealogy Queries]
 
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*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/uganda.html Uganda Genealogy Research Tools - Kindred Trails]
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*[http://en.geneanet.org/pays/research-genealogy-ancestry-Uganda-UGA Geneanet tools]
 
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*[http://forebears.io/uganda Uganda search tool]
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== Help Wanted  ==
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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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==Uganda Map==
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Genealogy records are kept on the state level in Uganda.
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
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*[[Uganda Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
 
*[[Uganda Biography|Biography]]
 
*[[Uganda Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
 
*[[Uganda Census|Census]]
 
*[[Uganda Church Directories|Church Directories]]
 
*[[Uganda Church History|Church History]]
 
*[[Uganda Church Records|Church Records]]
 
*[[Uganda Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
 
*[[Uganda Court Records|Court Records]]
 
*[[Uganda Directories|Directories]]
 
*[[Uganda Emigration and Immigration|Emigration &amp; Immigration]]
 
*[[Uganda Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
 
*[[Uganda Genealogy|Genealogy]]
 
*[[Uganda Historical Geography|Historical Geography]]
 
*[[Uganda History|History]]
 
*[[Uganda Land and Property|Land and Property]]
 
*[[Uganda Languages|Languages]]
 
*[[Uganda Maps|Maps]]
 
*[[Uganda Military Records|Military Records]]
 
*[[Uganda Newspapers|Newspapers]]
 
*[[Uganda Nobility|Nobility]]
 
*[[Uganda Names, Personal|Personal Names]]
 
*[[Uganda Place Names|Place Names]]
 
*[[Uganda Probate Records|Probate Records]]
 
*[[Uganda Schools|Schools]]
 
*[[Uganda Social Life and Customs|Social Life and Customs]]
 
*[[Uganda Societies|Societies]]
 
*[[Uganda Taxation|Taxation]]
 
*[[Uganda Voting Records|Voting Records]]
 
  
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Latest revision as of 21:02, 30 November 2016

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Uganda Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Uganda Background
Local Research Resources

Guide to Uganda genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Country Information

Uganda is a country in Africa bordered by Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya, Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire). The official languages are Swahili and English.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Uganda Research

Links to articles on getting started with Uganda research.

Uganda Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Uganda research.

Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg

Uganda Map

Genealogy records are kept on the state level in Uganda. Uganda Regions map.png

Jurisdictions

Uganda is divided into four administrative regions with 111 recently formed districts and the capital city of Kampala.
Regions:

  • Central Region (23 Districts, capital city Kampala)
  • Eastern Region (32 Districts)
  • Northern Region (30 Districts)
  • Western Region (26 Districts)

FamilySearch Resources

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

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Uganda," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uganda, accessed 20 April 2016.