Niger Genealogy

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

Country Information

Niger is a country in Africa bordered by Nigeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Algeria, Libya, and Chad. It was formerly a colony of France. The official language is French.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Niger Research

Links to articles on getting started with Niger research.

Niger Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Niger research.

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Niger Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Niger. Niger map.png

FamilySearch Resources

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  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Niger," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 25 April 2016.