Cyprus Genealogy

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

Country Information

Cyprus is an island country in the Mediterranean Sea in Europe whose nearest neighbors are Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Palestine, Egypt, and Greece. It was formerly ruled by the Ottoman Empire and the British Empire. The official languages are Greek and Turkish.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Cyprus Research

Links to articles on getting started with Cyprus research.

Cyprus Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Cyprus research.

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Cyprus Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Cyprus.
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Cyprus is divided into six districts:

FamilySearch Resources

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


  1. 1.0 1.1 Wikipedia contributors, "Cyprus," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 3 May 2016.
  2. "EUROPA – The EU at a glance – Maps – Cyprus". Europa (web portal). Retrieved 27 March 2009.