Liechtenstein Genealogy

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

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

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Liechtenstein is a microstate in Europe bordered by Switzerland and Austria. The official language is German.[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Liechtenstein Research

Links to articles on getting started with Liechtenstein research.

Liechtenstein Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Liechtenstein research.

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Finding Your Ancestors' Town in Liechtenstein[edit | edit source]

  • Genealogical records are organized by geographical locality. Civil registration (government birth, marriage, and death records) and church records (christenings/baptisms, marriages, and burials) were kept at the local level. To search these records, you must know the town where your ancestors lived.
  • If you do not know your ancestors' town, follow the advice in the Wiki article, Liechtenstein Finding Town of Origin, to search a variety of records that might provide that information.

Liechtenstein Clickable Map[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Liechtenstein. Click on the name of the municipality title to be linked article on research in that municipality.

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Municipalities[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Liechtenstein. There are 11 municipalities.

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, "Liechtenstein," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 27 April 2015.