Algeria Genealogy

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Algeria Background
Local Research Resources

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

Country Information

Algeria is a country in Africa bordered by Tunisia, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Mali, and Niger. It was formerly ruled by the Ottoman Empire and France. The official languages are Arabic and Berber.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Algeria Research

Links to articles on getting started with Algeria research.

Algeria Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Algeria research.

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Algeria Map


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There are 48 provinces:

FamilySearch Resources

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


  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Algeria," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 5 May 2016.