Zambia Genealogy

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

Country Information

Zambia is a country in Africa bordered by Angola, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Malawi, Tanzania, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire). The official language is English.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Zambia Research

Links to articles on getting started with Zambia research.

Zambia Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Zambia research.

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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in the Zambia.
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Zambia. Provinces:

  • Central
  • Copperbelt
  • Eastern
  • Luapula
  • Lusaka
  • Muchinga
  • North-Western
  • Northern
  • Southern
  • Western

More Zambia Research Tools

Research tools can include resources that assist in locating correct records to search and determining the correct locality to search in. Below are links and Wiki articles to research tools in the Zambia.

FamilySearch Resources

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


  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Zambia," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 19 April 2016.