Ivory Coast Genealogy

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

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Beginning Research
Record Types
Ivory Coast Background
Local Research Resources

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Ivory Coast (also known as Côte d'Ivoire) is a country in Africa bordered by Guinea, Liberia, Burkina Faso, Mali, and Ghana. It was formerly a colony of France. The official language is French.[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Ivory Coast Research

Links to articles on getting started with Ivory Coast research.

Ivory Coast Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Ivory Coast research.

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Ivory Coast Map[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the Ivory Coast.

Districts of the Ivory Coast

Districts[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the Ivory Coast. Districts:

  • Abidjan (AD)
  • Bas-Sassandra (San-Pédro)
  • Comoé (Abengourou)
  • Denguélé (Odienné)
  • Gôh-Djiboua (Gagnoa)
  • Lacs (Dimbokro)
  • Lagunes (Dabou)
  • Montagnes (Man)
  • Sassandra-Marahoué (Daloa)
  • Savanes (Korhogo)
  • Vallée du Bandama (Bouaké)
  • Woroba (Séguéla)
  • Yamoussoukro (AD)
  • Zanzan (Bondoukou)

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

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

Other Resources[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Ivory Coast," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivory_Coast, accessed 23 May 2016.