Gabon Genealogy

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

Country Information

Gabon is a country in Africa bordered by Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, and the Republic of the Congo. It was formerly ruled by France. The official language is French.[1]

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Gabon Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Gabon.

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  1. Estuaire
  2. Haut-Ogooué
  3. Moyen-Ogooué
  1. Ngounié
  2. Nyanga
  3. Ogooué-Ivindo
  1. Ogooué-Lolo
  2. Ogooué-Maritime
  3. Woleu-Ntem

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  1. Wikipedia contributors, “Gabon,” in ‘’Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,’’, accessed 29 April 2016.