Tajikistan Genealogy

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Guide to Tajikistan ancestry, family history and genealogy parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

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Tajikistan is a country in Asia bordered by Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, China, and Afghanistan. It was formerly ruled by Russia and the Soviet Union. The official language is Persian (Tajik).[1]

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Getting Started with Tajikistan Research

Links to articles on getting started with Tajikistan research.

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Links to articles and websites that assist in Tajikistan research.

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Genealogy records are kept on the province level in Tajikistan. Tajikistan is divided into two provinces (viloyatho, singular - viloyat) and one autonomous province* (viloyati mukhtor):

  • Viloyati Sughd (Khujand)___ 1
  • Region of Republican Subordination___ 2
  • Viloyati Khatlon___ 3
  • Viloyati Mukhtor Gorno Badakhshon___ 4

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FamilySearch Resources

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  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Tajikistan," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tajikistan, accessed 21 April 2016.