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''[[Asia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]''''' [[Vietnam Genealogy|Vietnam]]'''{{Vietnam-sidebar}}Guide to '''Vietnam ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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Vietnam is a country in Asia bordered by [[China Genealogy|China]], [[Laos Genealogy|Laos]], [[Cambodia Genealogy|Cambodia]], and [[Malaysia Genealogy|Malaysia]]. It has formerly been ruled by China, [[France Genealogy|France]], and [[Japan Genealogy|Japan]]. The official language is Vietnamese.<ref name="pedia">Wikipedia contributors, "Vietnam," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam, accessed 20 April 2016.</ref>
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<h3>Getting Started with Vietnam Research</h3>
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Links to articles on getting started with Vietnam research.
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*[[Vietnam Civil Registration]]
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*[[Vietnam Chinese Community Records]]
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*[[Vietnam Church Records]]
  
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*[[Vietnam:Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
 
*[[Vietnam:Bibliography|Bibligraphy]]
 
*[[Vietnam:Biography|Biography]]
 
*[[Vietnam:Census|Census]]
 
*[[Vietnam:Church History|Church History]]
 
*[[Vietnam:Church Records|Church Records]]
 
*[[Vietnam:Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
 
*[[Vietnam:Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
 
*[[Vietnam:Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
 
*[[Vietnam:History|History]]
 
*[[Vietnam:Maps|Maps]]
 
*[[Vietnam:Nobility|Nobility]]
 
*[[Vietnam:Public Records|Public Records]]
 
*[[Vietnam:Social Life and Customs|Social Life and Customs]]
 
*[[Vietnam:Taxation|Taxation]]
 
  
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<h3>Vietnam Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Vietnam research.
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*[http://www.chinhphu.vn/portal/page/portal/English/TheSocialistRepublicOfVietnam/DiplomaticRelations Vietnam embassy locator]
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*[http://www.familytreeforum.com/showthread.php/97001-Vietnamese-Family-History Family Tree Vietnamese Forum]
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*[http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.asia.vietnam/mb.ashx Ancestry Vietnam Message Boards]
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*[http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/188/ Cousin Connect Vietnam Genealogy Queries]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vnmwgw/ Vietnam GenWeb]
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/asia/ Cyndi's List (Asia and the Pacific)]
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*[http://www.familytree.com/culture/vietnamese-genealogy/ Vietnamese Genealogy at Family Tree Search] ($)
 
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Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost nation on the Indochina Peninsula. It is bordered by China to the north, Laos to the northwest, and Cambodia to the southwest. On the country's east coast lies the South China Sea. With a population of over 85 million, Vietnam is the 13th most populous country in the world. The country has the second fastest growth rate among countries in East Asia and the fastest in Southeast Asia.
 
 
== Featured Content  ==
 
 
Here is a link to the Vietnamese Government's website about Vietnam.
 
 
[http://www.chinhphu.vn/portal/page/portal/English Vietnamese Government's website]
 
  
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{{Click|File:Vietnam ORP.png|Vietnam Online Genealogy Records}}[[File:Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg|link=FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups on Facebook]]
  
[http://www.chinhphu.vn/portal/page/portal/chinhphu/trangchu Vietnamese]
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==Vietnam Clickable Map==
 
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Genealogy records are kept on the province and municipality level in Vietnam.  Click on a province or municipality below to go to the province or municipality Wiki article listing more information.
== Jurisdictions  ==
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59 provinces (tinh, singular and plural) and 5 municipalities (thanh pho, singular and plural)
 
 
 
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*An Giang
 
*Bac Giang
 
*Bac Kan
 
*Bac Lieu
 
*Bac Ninh
 
*Ba Ria-Vung Tau
 
*Ben Tre
 
*Binh Dinh
 
*Binh Duong
 
*Binh Phuoc
 
*Binh Thuan
 
*Ca Mau
 
*Cao Bang
 
*Dac Lak
 
*Dac Nong
 
*Dien Bien
 
*Dong Nai
 
*Dong Thap
 
*Gia Lai
 
 
 
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*Ha Giang
 
*Ha Nam
 
*Ha Tay
 
*Ha Tinh
 
*Hai Duong
 
*Hau Giang
 
*Hoa Binh
 
*Hung Yen
 
*Khanh Hoa
 
*Kien Giang
 
*Kon Tum
 
*Lai Chau
 
*Lam Dong
 
*Lang Son
 
*Lao Cai
 
*Long An
 
*Nam Dinh
 
*Nghe An
 
*Ninh Binh
 
*Ninh Thuan
 
 
 
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*Phu Tho
 
*Phu Yen
 
*Quang Binh
 
*Quang Nam
 
*Quang Ngai
 
*Quang Ninh
 
*Quang Tri
 
*Soc Trang
 
*Son La
 
*Tay Ninh
 
*Thai Binh
 
*Thai Nguyen
 
*Thanh Hoa
 
*Thua Thien-Hue
 
*Tien Giang
 
*Tra Vinh
 
*Tuyen Quang
 
*Vinh Long
 
*Vinh Phuc
 
*Yen Bai
 
 
 
 
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Municipalities:
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==Provinces and Municipalities==
 
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Genealogy records are kept on the province and municipality level in Vietnam.  Click on a province or municipality below to go to the province or municipality Wiki article listing more information.
*Can Tho
 
*Da Nang
 
*Hai Phong
 
*Ha Noi
 
*Ho Chi Minh
 
  
== Did you know?  ==
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== Research Tools  ==
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[[Bắc Ninh, Vietnam Genealogy|Bắc Ninh]]<br />
 
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[[Hà Nam, Vietnam Genealogy|Hà Nam]]<br />
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vnmwgw/ Vietnam GenWeb]
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[[Hải Dương, Vietnam Genealogy|Hải Dương]]<br />
 
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[[Hưng Yên, Vietnam Genealogy|Hưng Yên]]<br />
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[[Nam Định, Vietnam Genealogy|Nam Định]]<br />
 
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[[Ninh Bình, Vietnam Genealogy|Ninh Bình]]<br />
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[[Thái Bình, Vietnam Genealogy|Thái Bình]]<br />
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[[Vĩnh Phúc, Vietnam Genealogy|Vĩnh Phúc]]<br />
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[[Hanoi, Vietnam Genealogy|Hanoi]] (municipality)<br />
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[[Hai Phong, Vietnam Genealogy|Hai Phong]] (municipality)
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<div class="center">'''[[Northeast (Vietnam)|Northeast]]'''</div>
 
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[[Bắc Giang, Vietnam Genealogy|Bắc Giang]]<br />
 
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[[Bắc Kạn, Vietnam Genealogy|Bắc Kạn]]<br />
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[[Cao Bằng, Vietnam Genealogy|Cao Bằng]]<br />
 
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[[Hà Giang, Vietnam Genealogy|Hà Giang]]<br />
[http://www.chinhphu.vn/portal/page/portal/English chinhphu]
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[[Lạng Sơn, Vietnam Genealogy|Lạng Sơn]]<br />
 
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[[Lào Cai, Vietnam Genealogy|Lào Cai]]<br />
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[[Phú Thọ, Vietnam Genealogy|Phú Thọ]]<br />
 
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[[Quảng Ninh, Vietnam Genealogy|Quảng Ninh]]<br />
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[[Thái Nguyên, Vietnam Genealogy|Thái Nguyên]]<br />
 
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[[Tuyên Quang, Vietnam Genealogy|Tuyên Quang]]<br />
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[[Yên Bái, Vietnam Genealogy|Yên Bái]]
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[[Điện Biên, Vietnam Genealogy|Điện Biên]]<br />
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[[Hòa Bình, Vietnam Genealogy|Hòa Bình]]<br />
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[[Lai Châu, Vietnam Genealogy|Lai Châu]]<br />
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[[Sơn La, Vietnam Genealogy|Sơn La]]
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[[Hà Tĩnh, Vietnam Genealogy|Hà Tĩnh]]<br />
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[[Nghệ An, Vietnam Genealogy|Nghệ An]]<br />
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[[Quảng Bình, Vietnam Genealogy|Quảng Bình]]<br />
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[[Quảng Trị, Vietnam Genealogy|Quảng Trị]]<br />
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[[Thanh Hóa, Vietnam Genealogy|Thanh Hóa]]<br />
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[[Thừa Thiên–Huế, Vietnam Genealogy|Thừa Thiên–Huế]]
 
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[[Đắk Lắk, Vietnam Genealogy|Đắk Lắk]]<br />
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[[Đắk Nông, Vietnam Genealogy|Đắk Nông]]<br />
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[[Gia Lai, Vietnam Genealogy|Gia Lai]]<br />
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[[Kon Tum, Vietnam Genealogy|Kon Tum]]<br />
 
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[[Lâm Đồng, Vietnam Genealogy|Lâm Đồng]]
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[[Bình Định, Vietnam Genealogy|Bình Định]]<br />
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[[Bình Thuận, Vietnam Genealogy|Bình Thuận]]<br />
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[[Khánh Hòa, Vietnam Genealogy|Khánh Hòa]]<br />
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[[Ninh Thuận, Vietnam Genealogy|Ninh Thuận]]<br />
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[[Phú Yên, Vietnam Genealogy|Phú Yên]]<br />
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[[Quảng Nam, Vietnam Genealogy|Quảng Nam]]<br />
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[[Quảng Ngãi, Vietnam Genealogy|Quảng Ngãi]]<br />
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[[Da Nang, Vietnam Genealogy|Da Nang]] (municipality)
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[[Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu, Vietnam Genealogy|Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu]]<br />
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[[Bình Dương, Vietnam Genealogy|Bình Dương]]<br />
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[[Bình Phước, Vietnam Genealogy|Bình Phước]]<br />
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[[Đồng Nai, Vietnam Genealogy|Đồng Nai]]<br />
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[[Tây Ninh, Vietnam Genealogy|Tây Ninh]]<br />
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[[Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Genealogy|Ho Chi Minh City]] (municipality)
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[[An Giang, Vietnam Genealogy|An Giang]]<br />
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[[Bạc Liêu, Vietnam Genealogy|Bạc Liêu]]<br />
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[[Bến Tre, Vietnam Genealogy|Bến Tre]]<br />
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[[Cà Mau, Vietnam Genealogy|Cà Mau]]<br />
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[[Đồng Tháp, Vietnam Genealogy|Đồng Tháp]]<br />
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[[Hậu Giang, Vietnam Genealogy|Hậu Giang]]<br />
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[[Kiên Giang, Vietnam Genealogy|Kiên Giang]]<br />
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[[Long An, Vietnam Genealogy|Long An]]<br />
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[[Sóc Trăng, Vietnam Genealogy|Sóc Trăng]]<br />
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[[Tiền Giang, Vietnam Genealogy|Tiền Giang]]<br />
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[[Trà Vinh, Vietnam Genealogy|Trà Vinh]]<br />
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[[Vĩnh Long, Vietnam Genealogy|Vĩnh Long]]<br />
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[[Cần Thơ, Vietnam Genealogy|Cần Thơ]] (municipality)
 
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The provinces are subdivided into provincial municipalities (''thành phố trực thuộc tỉnh''), townships (''thị xã'') and counties (''huyện''), which are in turn subdivided into towns (''thị trấn'') or communes (''xã''). The centrally controlled municipalities are subdivided into districts (''quận'') and counties, which are further subdivided into wards (''phường'').<ref name="pedia">Wikipedia contributors, "Vietnam," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam, accessed 20 April 2016.</ref>
 
 
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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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Latest revision as of 03:57, 31 December 2016

Asia Gotoarrow.png Vietnam

Vietnam Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Vietnam Background
Ethnicities
Local Research Resources

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

Country Information

Vietnam is a country in Asia bordered by China, Laos, Cambodia, and Malaysia. It has formerly been ruled by China, France, and Japan. The official language is Vietnamese.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Vietnam Research

Links to articles on getting started with Vietnam research.


Vietnam Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Vietnam research.


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Vietnam Clickable Map

Genealogy records are kept on the province and municipality level in Vietnam. Click on a province or municipality below to go to the province or municipality Wiki article listing more information.

A clickable map of Vietnam exhibiting its 58 provinces and 5 centrally controlled municipalities.
Lai Châu, Vietnam GenealogyHà Giang, Vietnam GenealogyLào Cai, Vietnam GenealogyĐiện Biên, Vietnam GenealogyChinaLaosThailandCambodiaSơn La, Vietnam GenealogyYên Bái, Vietnam GenealogyCao Bằng, Vietnam GenealogyBắc Kạn, Vietnam GenealogyTuyên Quang, Vietnam GenealogyLạng Sơn, Vietnam GenealogyQuảng Ninh, Vietnam GenealogyThái Nguyên, Vietnam GenealogyPhú Thọ, Vietnam GenealogyHai Phong, Vietnam GenealogyThái Bình, Vietnam GenealogyNam Định, Vietnam GenealogyBắc Giang, Vietnam GenealogyHa Noi, Vietnam GenealogyHòa Bình, Vietnam GenealogyNinh Bình, Vietnam GenealogyThanh Hóa, Vietnam GenealogyNghệ An, Vietnam GenealogyHà Tĩnh, Vietnam GenealogyQuảng Bình, Vietnam GenealogyQuảng Trị, Vietnam GenealogyDa Nang, Vietnam GenealogyBình Định, Vietnam GenealogyQuảng Nam, Vietnam GenealogyQuảng Ngãi, Vietnam GenealogyKon Tum, Vietnam GenealogyGia Lai, Vietnam GenealogyThừa Thiên-Huế, Vietnam GenealogyĐắk Lắk, Vietnam GenealogyPhú Yên, Vietnam GenealogyKhánh Hòa, Vietnam GenealogyĐắk Nông, Vietnam GenealogyNinh Thuận, Vietnam GenealogyLâm Đồng, Vietnam GenealogyBình Thuận, Vietnam GenealogyBình Phước, Vietnam GenealogyTây Ninh, Vietnam GenealogyBình Dương, Vietnam GenealogyĐồng Nai, Vietnam GenealogyBa Ria-Vũng Tàu, Vietnam GenealogyHo Chi Minh City, Vietnam GenealogyLong An, Vietnam GenealogyDon Thap, Vietnam GenealogyAn Giang, Vietnam GenealogyKiên Giang, Vietnam GenealogyCà Mau, Vietnam GenealogyTiền Giang, Vietnam GenealogyCần Thơ, Vietnam GenealogyVĩnh Long, Vietnam GenealogyBến Tre, Vietnam GenealogyTrà Vinh, Vietnam GenealogyHậu Giang, Vietnam GenealogySóc Trăng, Vietnam GenealogyBạc Liêu, Vietnam GenealogyVĩnh Phúc, Vietnam GenealogyHa Noi, Vietnam GenealogyBắc Ninh, Vietnam GenealogyHải Dương, Vietnam GenealogyHưng Yên, Vietnam GenealogyHà Nam, Vietnam GenealogyVĩnh Phúc, Vietnam GenealogyHa Noi, Vietnam GenealogyBắc Ninh, Vietnam GenealogyHải Dương, Vietnam GenealogyHưng Yên, Vietnam GenealogyHà Nam, Vietnam GenealogyA clickable map of Vietnam exhibiting its provinces.
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Provinces and Municipalities

Genealogy records are kept on the province and municipality level in Vietnam. Click on a province or municipality below to go to the province or municipality Wiki article listing more information.


Bắc Ninh
Hà Nam
Hải Dương
Hưng Yên
Nam Định
Ninh Bình
Thái Bình
Vĩnh Phúc
Hanoi (municipality)
Hai Phong (municipality)


Bắc Giang
Bắc Kạn
Cao Bằng
Hà Giang
Lạng Sơn
Lào Cai
Phú Thọ
Quảng Ninh
Thái Nguyên
Tuyên Quang
Yên Bái


Điện Biên
Hòa Bình
Lai Châu
Sơn La


Hà Tĩnh
Nghệ An
Quảng Bình
Quảng Trị
Thanh Hóa
Thừa Thiên–Huế


Đắk Lắk
Đắk Nông
Gia Lai
Kon Tum
Lâm Đồng


Bình Định
Bình Thuận
Khánh Hòa
Ninh Thuận
Phú Yên
Quảng Nam
Quảng Ngãi
Da Nang (municipality)


Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu
Bình Dương
Bình Phước
Đồng Nai
Tây Ninh
Ho Chi Minh City (municipality)


An Giang
Bạc Liêu
Bến Tre
Cà Mau
Đồng Tháp
Hậu Giang
Kiên Giang
Long An
Sóc Trăng
Tiền Giang
Trà Vinh
Vĩnh Long
Cần Thơ (municipality)

The provinces are subdivided into provincial municipalities (thành phố trực thuộc tỉnh), townships (thị xã) and counties (huyện), which are in turn subdivided into towns (thị trấn) or communes (). The centrally controlled municipalities are subdivided into districts (quận) and counties, which are further subdivided into wards (phường).[1]

FamilySearch Resources

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wikipedia contributors, "Vietnam," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam, accessed 20 April 2016.