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''[[Africa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]''''' [[Zambia_Genealogy|Zambia]]'''{{Zambia-sidebar}}Guide to '''Zambia ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
Zambia is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa. It is bound by Angola to the west, Namibia to the south, Zimbabwe and Mozambique to the southeast, Malawi to the east, Tanzania to the northeast and Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire) to the northwest. The country occupies a plateau which has five distinct topographical regions.  
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==Country Information==
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Zambia is a country in Africa bordered by [[Angola Genealogy|Angola]], [[Namibia Genealogy|Namibia]], [[Zimbabwe Genealogy|Zimbabwe]], [[Mozambique Genealogy|Mozambique]], [[Malawi Genealogy|Malawi]], [[Tanzania Genealogy|Tanzania]], and the [[Democratic Republic of the Congo Genealogy|Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)]]. The official language is English.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Zambia," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zambia, accessed 19 April 2016.</ref>
  
== Getting started with Zambia research  ==
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==Getting Started ==
 
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== Jurisdictions in Zambia  ==
 
 
 
9 provinces:
 
 
 
*Central
 
*Copperbelt
 
*Eastern
 
*Luapula
 
*Lusaka
 
*Northern
 
*North-Western
 
*Southern
 
*Western
 
 
 
== &nbsp;Research Tools  ==
 
 
 
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/zambia-genealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Zambia]
 
*[http://www.zjc.org.il/showpage.php?pageid=1 www.zjc.org.il/showpage.php]<br>
 
 
 
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==Zambia Clickable Map==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the Zambia.<br>
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==Provinces==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Zambia.  Provinces:
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==More Zambia Research Tools==
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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 the Zambia.
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*[http://a-brickwall.blogspot.co.uk/ Zambia and Rhodesia Genealogy help]  
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*[http://www.geni.com/projects/Pioneers-and-Early-Settlers-Rhodesia-and-Nyasaland-Zambia-Zimbabwe-Malawi/5802 Pioneers and Early Settlers Rhodesia and Nyasaland]
*[[Zambia:Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
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*[http://forebears.io/zambia Zambia Genealogy - Forebears]
*[[Zambia:Bibliography|Bibligraphy]]
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*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/zambia.html Kindred Trails]
*[[Zambia:Biography|Biography]]
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*[http://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/index/intl/ZMB/AFR-ZAMBIA.html Roots Web Mailing List]
*[[Zambia:Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
 
*[[Zambia:Census|Census]]
 
*[[Zambia:Church Records|Church Records]]
 
*[[Zambia:Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
 
*[[Zambia:Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]  
 
*[[Zambia:Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
 
*[[Zambia:History|History]]  
 
*[[Zambia:Maps|Maps]]  
 
*[[Zambia:Nobility|Nobility]]
 
*[[Zambia:Public Records|Public Records]]
 
*[[Zambia:Social Life and Customs|Social Life and Customs]]
 
*[[Zambia:Taxation|Taxation]]
 
 
 
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==FamilySearch Resources==
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records]
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*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Zambia Family History Center locator map]
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Latest revision as of 21:11, 30 November 2016

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Zambia Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Country Background
Local Research Resources

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

Country Information

Zambia is a country in Africa bordered by Angola, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Malawi, Tanzania, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire). The official language is English.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Zambia Research

Links to articles on getting started with Zambia research.

Zambia Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Zambia research.

See More Research Tools

Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg

Zambia Clickable Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the Zambia.
Zambia provinces named.png

Provinces

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Zambia. Provinces:

  1. Central
  2. Copperbelt
  3. Eastern
  4. Luapula
  5. Lusaka
  6. Muchinga
  7. North-Western
  8. Northern
  9. Southern
  10. Western

More Zambia 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 the Zambia.

FamilySearch Resources

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

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Zambia," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zambia, accessed 19 April 2016.