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FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Egypt page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Egyptian records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The Egypt Page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential!
Jurisdictions: Administrative Divisions
There are 26 governorates (muhafazat, singular - muhafazah).
- Counties of Egypt
- Genealogical Records of Egypt
- Egyptian Gazetteers (Finding Place Names)
- Egyptian Maps
- Sephardic Genealogy Resources
- Egyptian Genealogical Site
- Egyptian Collection F.H.L.
- Egyptian Libraries
- Aziz S. Atiya Middle East Library
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Arabic is the official language. English and French are widely understood by educated classes
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