State of Palestine Genealogy

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

Country Information

The State of Palestine is a state in the Middle East bordered by Israel, Jordan, and Egypt. The official language is Arabic.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with State of Palestine Research

Links to articles on getting started with State of Palestine research.

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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the State of Palestine.
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the State of Palestine.

  • Jenin
  • Tubas
  • Tulkarm
  • Nablus
  • Qalqiliya
  • Salfit 204
  • Ramallah & Al-Bireh
  • Jericho & Al Aghwar
  • Jerusalem
  • Bethlehem
  • Hebron
  • North Gaza
  • Gaza
  • Deir Al-Balah
  • Khan Yunis
  • Rafah

FamilySearch Resources

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  1. Wikipedia contributors, "State of Palestine," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 21 April 2016.