Sudan Genealogy

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

Country Information

Sudan is a country in Africa bordered by Egypt, Libya, Chad, the Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire), Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, and Eritrea. The official languages are Arabic and English.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Sudan Research

Links to articles on getting started with Sudan research.

Sudan Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Sudan research.

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Sudan Map

Genealogy records are kept on the state level in Sudan.
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Genealogy records are kept on the state level in Sudan. Sudan is made up of 25 states (wilayat, singular - wilayah).


FamilySearch Resources

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  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Sudan," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 21 April 2016.