Zambia Genealogy

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

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

Country Information[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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.

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Zambia Map[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the Zambia.
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Provinces[edit | edit source]

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

  • Central
  • Copperbelt
  • Eastern
  • Luapula
  • Lusaka
  • Muchinga
  • North-Western
  • Northern
  • Southern
  • Western

More Zambia Research Tools[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Zambia," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 19 April 2016.