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}}Guide to '''Venezuela 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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Venezuela is a country in South America bordered by [[Colombia Genealogy|Colombia]] and [[Guyana Genealogy|Guyana]]. Venezuela was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others being [[Ecuador Genealogy|Ecuador]] and New Granada, which became Colombia). The official language is Spanish.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Venezuela," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venezuela, accessed 24 March 2016.</ref>
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Venezuela is located in Northern South America, bordering the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, between Colombia and Guyana.  
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<h3>Getting Started with Venezuela Research</h3>
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Links to articles on getting started with Venezuela research.
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*[[Venezuela Quick Start Guide]]
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*[[Venezuela Locating Place of Origin|Locating Place of Origin]]
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*[[Venezuela Finding Records|Finding Records]]
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*[[Venezuela Resources|Venezuela Resources]]
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*[[Improve your Search Results for Hispanic Ancestors in FamilySearch.org|Improve your Search Results]]
  
Venezuela was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others being Ecuador and New Granada, which became Colombia).  
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<h3>Venezuela Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Venezuela research.
  
== Getting started with Venezuelan research ==
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*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]
 
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*[[Spanish Letter Writing Guide]]
== Si usted entiende español  ==
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*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]
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*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/LatinAmerica/Venezuela.pdf BYU Research Outline for Venezuela]
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Le invitamos a buscar información en español en la página de Venezuela en el wiki de FamilySearch español. También le invitamos a compartir información útil allí. Véase el enlace en la parte inferior de la página.
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{{Click|Image:VenezuelaOGR.png|Venezuela Online Genealogy Records}} [[File:Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg|link=FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups on Facebook]]
  
== Jurisdictions  ==
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== Venezuela Clickable Map ==
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== States ==
 
23 states (estados, singular - estado), 1 federal district (distrito federal), and 1 federal dependency (dependencia federal):  
 
23 states (estados, singular - estado), 1 federal district (distrito federal), and 1 federal dependency (dependencia federal):  
  
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*[[Venezuela Distrito Federal|Federal District]]  
 
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*[[Guárico|Guárico]]  
 
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*[[Nueva Esparta|Nueva Esparta]]  
 
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''Note'': The federal dependency consists of 11 federally controlled island groups with a total of 72 individual islands.
 
''Note'': The federal dependency consists of 11 federally controlled island groups with a total of 72 individual islands.
  
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==Municipios==
 
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Venezuela is divided into 23 states and 1 capital district. Each state is further divided into more than 300 municipios. To learn more [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venezuela#Subdivisions click here]. To find address and other contact information visit: http://www.gobiernoenlinea.ve/directorioestado/Registros Civiles de Venezuela Knowing about a country's political divisions will help in determining where records such as '''civil registration''' and '''census''' are located.
*[[Parishes of Venezuela]]
 
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/LatinAmerica/Venezuela.pdf BYU Research Outline for Venezuela]
 
*Listing of all [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927137 records collections for Venezuela] available on FamilySearch.org
 
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/venezuela-genealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network - Venezuela]
 
 
 
'''A wiki article describing this collection is found at:'''
 
 
 
*[[Venezuela Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Venezuela, Archdiocese of Mérida, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Venezuela Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Venezuela Vital Records Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
 
 
== Featured Content  ==
 
 
 
''See FamilySearch Tutorials on [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 Latin American Research.]''
 
 
 
== Did you know?  ==
 
 
 
*Venezuela is officially called: Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
 
*Venezuela is divided into 23 states and 1 capital district. Each state is further divided into more than 300 municipios . To learn more [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venezuela#Subdivisions click here]. To find address and other contact information visit: http://www.gobiernoenlinea.ve/directorioestado/Registros Civiles de Venezuela Knowing about a country's political divisions will help in determining where records such as '''civil registration'''and '''census''' are located.
 
 
 
== Help Wanted  ==
 
 
 
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Research tools can include resources that assist in locating correct records to search and determining the correct locality to search in.  Below are links and Wiki articles to research tools in Venezuela.
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*[[Venezuela Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
 
*[[Venezuela Biography|Biography]]
 
*[[Venezuela Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
 
*[[Venezuela Census|Census]]
 
*[[Venezuela Church Directories|Church Directories]]
 
*[[Venezuela Church History|Church History]]
 
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*[[Venezuela Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
 
*[[Venezuela Directories|Directories]]
 
*[[Venezuela Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
 
*[[Venezuela Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
 
*[[Venezuela Genealogy|Genealogy]]
 
*[[Venezuela Historical Geography|Historical Geography]]
 
*[[Venezuela History|History]]
 
*[[Venezuela Land and Property|Land and Property]]
 
*[[Venezuela Language and Languages|Language and Languages]]
 
*[[Venezuela Maps|Maps]]
 
*[[Venezuela Military Records|Military Records]]
 
*[[Venezuela Names, Personal|Names, Personal]]
 
*[[Venezuela Native Races|Native Races]]
 
*[[Venezuela Newspapers|Newspapers]]
 
*[[Venezuela Notarial Records|Notarial Records]]
 
*[[Venezuela Periodicals|Periodicals]]
 
*[[Venezuela Probate Records|Probate Records]]
 
*[[Venezuela Public Records|Public Records]]
 
*[[Venezuela Social Life and Customs|Social Life and Customs]]
 
*[[Venezuela Societies|Societies]]
 
  
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Guide to Venezuela ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

Country Information

Venezuela is a country in South America bordered by Colombia and Guyana. Venezuela was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others being Ecuador and New Granada, which became Colombia). The official language is Spanish.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Venezuela Research

Links to articles on getting started with Venezuela research.

Venezuela Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Venezuela research.


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Venezuela Clickable Map

AmazonasAnzoáteguiApureAraguaBarinasBolívarCaraboboCojedesDelta AmacuroFalcónGuáricoLaraMéridaMirandaMonagasNueva EspartaPortuguesaSucreTáchiraTrujilloVargasYaracuyZuliaVenezuela states.png
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States

23 states (estados, singular - estado), 1 federal district (distrito federal), and 1 federal dependency (dependencia federal):

Note: The federal dependency consists of 11 federally controlled island groups with a total of 72 individual islands.

Municipios

Venezuela is divided into 23 states and 1 capital district. Each state is further divided into more than 300 municipios. To learn more click here. To find address and other contact information visit: http://www.gobiernoenlinea.ve/directorioestado/Registros Civiles de Venezuela Knowing about a country's political divisions will help in determining where records such as civil registration and census are located.

More Venezuela Research Tools

Research tools can include resources that assist in locating correct records to search and determining the correct locality to search in. Below are links and Wiki articles to research tools in Venezuela.

FamilySearch Resources

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

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Venezuela," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venezuela, accessed 24 March 2016.