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}}Guide to '''Colombia ancestry, family history and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
  
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==Country Information==
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Colombia is a country in South America bordered by [[Panama Genealogy|Panama]], [[Venezuela Genealogy|Venezuela]], [[Brazil Genealogy|Brazil]], [[Ecuador Genealogy|Ecuador]], and [[Peru Genealogy|Peru]]. It was formerly a colony of [[Spain Genealogy|Spain]]. The official language is Spanish.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Colombia," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colombia, accessed 3 May 2016.</ref>
  
[[Image:125px-Flag of Colombia svg.png|Colombian Flag|200px|right|alt=Colombian flag with 3 stripes, yellow above blue above red]] (Please add introductory text here)
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==Getting Started ==
 
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== Getting started with Colombia research  ==
 
 
 
''See the tutorials in FamilySearch.org pertaining to [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 Latin American research.]''
 
 
 
== Si usted entiende español  ==
 
 
 
Le invitamos a buscar información en español en la página de Colombia en el wiki de FamilySearch español. También le invitamos a compartir información útil allí. Véase el enlace en la parte inferior de la página.
 
 
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
 
 
 
More on Colombia [[Colombia Jurisdictions|jurisdictions]].
 
 
 
Departamentos (States):
 
 
 
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| Amazonas
 
| Chocó*
 
| Putumayo
 
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| Antioquia*
 
| Córdoba
 
| Quindío
 
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| Arauca
 
| [[Cundinamarca, Colombia|Cundinamarca]]
 
| Risaralda
 
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| Atlántico
 
| Guainía
 
| San Andrés y Providencia
 
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| Bolivar*
 
| Guajira
 
| Santander*
 
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| Boyacá*
 
| Guaviare
 
| Sucre
 
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| Caldas
 
| Huila
 
| Tolima
 
 
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| Caquetá
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| Magdalena
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<h3>Getting Started with Colombia Research</h3>
| Valle del Cauca*
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Links to articles on getting started with Colombia research.
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*[[Colombia Getting Started|Getting Started]]
| Casanare
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*[[Colombia Quick Start Guide]]
| Meta
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*[[Colombia Locating Place of Origin|Locating Place of Origin]]
| Vaupés
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*[[Colombia Finding Records|Finding Records]]
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*[[Colombia Resources|Colombia Resources]]
| Cauca
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*[[Improve your Search Results for Hispanic Ancestors in FamilySearch.org|Improve your Search Results]]
| Nariño
 
| Vichada
 
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| Cesar
 
| Norte de Santander*  
 
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Santa Fe de Bogotá
 
 
 
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*Online Catholic church records exist online on FamilySearch&nbsp;for the starred departamentos. &nbsp;
 
 
 
== Research Tools  ==
 
  
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<h3>Colombia Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Colombia research.
 
*[[Colombian Apellidos Más Usados|Most commonly used surnames in Colombia&nbsp;]]  
 
*[[Colombian Apellidos Más Usados|Most commonly used surnames in Colombia&nbsp;]]  
*Guía de investigación:&nbsp; [http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/LatinAmerica/Colombia.pdf Guía de investigación de BYU sobre Colombia]  
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*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/LatinAmerica/Colombia.pdf Fuentes Principales de Registros Genealogicos en Colombia]  
*[[Colombia Websites|Websites]]<br>
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*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Spanish_Genealogical_Word_List Spanish Genealogical Word List]  
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*[[Spanish Letter Writing Guide]]  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Spanish_Letter_Writing_Guide Spanish Letter Writing Guide]
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*[[Colombian illegitimacy|Illegitimacy]]  
*''See FamilySearch Tutorials on [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 Latin American Research.]''
 
*Listing of all [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927162 records collections for Colombia] available on FamilySearch.org
 
 
 
'''Wiki articles describing these collections:'''
 
 
 
*[[Colombia Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Colombia Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Colombia Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Colombia Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Colombia Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Colombia Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Colombia, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Colombia,Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
 
 
== Featured Content  ==
 
 
 
*[[Colombian illegitimacy|Illigitimacy]]  
 
 
*[[The Inquisition in Colombia|The Inquisition in Colombia]]
 
*[[The Inquisition in Colombia|The Inquisition in Colombia]]
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*[http://www.archivogeneral.gov.co/ Archivo General de la Nación]
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Pages/Spanish/en/welcome.aspx BYU Spanish Script Tutorial]
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''See FamilySearch Tutorials on [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 Latin American Research.]'' <br>
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{{Click|Image:ColombiaOGR.png|Colombia Online Genealogy Records}} [[File:Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg|link=FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups on Facebook]]
  
== Did you know?  ==
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== Colombia Map ==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Colombia. 
  
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== Websites ==
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*[http://www.cec.org.co/ Conferencia Episcopal de Colombia\]
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== Departments ==
*[http://www.archivogeneral.gov.co/ Archivo General de la Nación]
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Colombia. Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.
*[http://www.sogeocol.edu.co/ Sociedad Geografica de Colombia<br>]
 
*[http://script.byu.edu/spanish/en/welcome.aspx BYU Spanish Script Tutorial]
 
  
== Help Wanted  ==
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Departamentos:
  
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:
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*[[Amazonas, Colombia Genealogy|Amazonas]]
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*[[Antioquia, Colombia Genealogy|Antioquia]]*
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*[[Arauca, Colombia Genealogy|Arauca]]
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*[[Atlántico, Colombia Genealogy|Atlántico]]
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*[[Bolivar, Colombia Genealogy|Bolivar]]*
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*[[Boyacá, Colombia Genealogy|Boyacá]]*
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*[[Caldas, Colombia Genealogy|Caldas]]*
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*[[Caquetá, Colombia Genealogy|Caquetá]]
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*[[Casanare, Colombia Genealogy|Casanare]]
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*[[Cauca, Colombia Genealogy|Cauca]]
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*[[Cesar, Colombia Genealogy|Cesar]]
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*[[Chocó, Colombia Genealogy|Chocó]]*
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*[[Córdoba, Colombia Genealogy|Córdoba]]
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*[[Cundinamarca, Colombia Genealogy|Cundinamarca]]
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*[[Guainía, Colombia Genealogy|Guainía]]
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*[[Guajira, Colombia Genealogy|Guajira]]
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*[[Guaviare, Colombia Genealogy|Guaviare]]
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*[[Huila, Colombia Genealogy|Huila]]
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*[[Magdalena, Colombia Genealogy|Magdalena]]
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*[[Meta, Colombia Genealogy|Meta]]
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*[[Nariño, Colombia Genealogy|Nariño]]
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*[[Norte de Santander, Colombia Genealogy|Norte de Santander]]
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*[[Putumayo, Colombia Genealogy|Putumayo]]
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*[[Quindío, Colombia Genealogy|Quindío]]
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*[[Risaralda, Colombia Genealogy|Risaralda]]
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*[[San Andrés y Providencia, Colombia Genealogy|San Andrés y Providencia]]
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*[[Santa Fe de Bogotá, Colombia Genealogy|Santa Fe de Bogotá]]
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*[[Santander, Colombia Genealogy|Santander]]*
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*[[Sucre, Colombia Genealogy|Sucre]]
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*[[Tolima, Colombia Genealogy|Tolima]]
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*[[Valle del Cauca, Colombia Genealogy|Valle del Cauca]]*
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*[[Vaupés, Colombia Genealogy|Vaupés]]
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*[[Vichada, Colombia Genealogy|Vichada]]
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==FamilySearch Resources==
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.
*[[Help:Editing a Page|Expand an articleor]]&nbsp;[[Special:Shortpages|short page]]
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
*[[How to Create an Article on FamilySearch Wiki|Create a new article]]  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/1927162?region=Colombia Historical Records]
*[[Categorization|Categorize articles]]
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*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Colombia Family History Center locator map]
 
 
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*[[Create an external link|Add external links to articles]]
 
*[[Create an internal link|Add internal links to articles]]  
 
*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Translation|Translate pages]]
 
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===Research Tutorials===
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*[https://familysearch.org/ask/landing?search=Getting%20Started&show=lessons&message=true '''Search page''']
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*[https://familysearch.org/ask/learningViewer/410 '''Introduction to Hispanic Research''']
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*[https://familysearch.org/ask/learningViewer/203 '''Reading Spanish Handwritten Records:''']
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**Lesson 1: The Spanish Alphabet
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**Lesson 2: Words and Dates
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**Lesson 3: Reading Spanish Records
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*[https://familysearch.org/ask/learningViewer/582 '''Hispanic Online Resources''']
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*[https://familysearch.org/ask/learningViewer/481 '''U.S. Hispanic Immigration''']
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*[https://familysearch.org/ask/learningViewer/343 '''U.S. Hispanic Immigrants: Finding their Place of Origin''']
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*[https://familysearch.org/ask/learningViewer/507 '''Improve your Search Results in FamilySearch Hispanic Records''']
  
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Guide to Colombia ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

Country Information

Colombia is a country in South America bordered by Panama, Venezuela, Brazil, Ecuador, and Peru. It was formerly a colony of Spain. The official language is Spanish.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Colombia Research

Links to articles on getting started with Colombia research.

Colombia Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Colombia research.


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Colombia Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Colombia.

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Departments

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Colombia. Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.

Departamentos:

FamilySearch Resources

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

Research Tutorials

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Colombia," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colombia, accessed 3 May 2016.