Burkina Faso Genealogy

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

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Beginning Research
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Country Background
Local Research Resources

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Burkina Faso is a country in Africa bordered by Mali, Niger, Benin, Togo, Ghana, and the Côte d'Ivoire. It was formerly a colony of France. The official language is French.[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Burkina Faso Research

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Burkina Faso Research Tools

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Burkina Faso Map[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Burkina Faso.
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FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Burkina Faso," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burkina_Faso, accessed 4 May 2016.