Mauritania Genealogy

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Mauritania Background
Local Research Resources
Guide to Mauritania ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

Country Information

Mauritania is a country in Africa bordered by Morocco, Algeria, Mali, and Senegal. The official language is Arabic.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Mauritania Research

Links to articles on getting started with Mauritania research.

Mauritania Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Mauritania research.

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Mauritania Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Mauritania.
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FamilySearch Resources

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


  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Mauritania," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 27 April 2016.