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}} Guide to '''Comoros ancestry, family history, and genealogy''': birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
  
== Getting started with Comoros research  ==
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Comoros is an island country in the Indian Ocean whose nearest neighbors are [[Madagascar Genealogy|Madagascar]] and [[Mozambique Genealogy|Mozambique]]. It was formerly a colony of [[France Genealogy|France]]. The official languages are Comorian (Shikomor), Arabic, and French.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Comoros," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comoros, accessed 3 May 2016.</ref>
The Comoros is an island nation in the Indian Ocean, located off the eastern coast of Africa on the northern end of the Mozambique Channel between northern Madagascar and northeastern Mozambique. Its name derives from the Arabic word qamar (“moon”). The country is notable for its diverse culture and history, as a nation formed at the crossroads of many civilizations. It has three official languages—Comorian (Shikomor), Arabic, and French.  
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<h3>Getting Started with Comoros Research</h3>
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Links to articles on getting started with Comoros research.
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*[[How to Find Birth Records]]
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*[[How to Find Marriage Records]]
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*[[How to Find Death Records]]
  
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<h3>Comoros Research Tools</h3>
*[http://www.africagenweb.org/ Africa GenWeb Project]<br>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Comoros research.
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*[http://www.africagenweb.org/ Africa GenWeb Project]
 
*[http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/43/ Comoros Genealogy Queries]  
 
*[http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/43/ Comoros Genealogy Queries]  
*[http://lists.rootsweb.com/index/intl/COM/AFR-COMOROS.html Comoros Genealogy Mailing Lists]
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*[http://lists.rootsweb.com/index/intl/COM/AFR-COMOROS.html Comoros Genealogy Mailing Lists]  
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/comoros-genealogy/page/comoros-genealogy-links-resources Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network - Comoros]
 
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==History, Culture, and Religion==
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religion_in_the_Comoros Religion in Comoros]
  
[[Category:Comoros]]
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==FamilySearch Resources==
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
  
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*[[Comoros Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
 
*[[Comoros Biography|Biography]]
 
*[[Comoros Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
 
*[[Comoros Census|Census]]
 
*[[Comoros Church Directories|Church Directories]]
 
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*[[Comoros Military Records|Military Records]]
 
*[[Comoros Names, Personal|Names, Personal]]
 
*[[Comoros Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
 
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*[[Comoros Nobility|Nobility]]
 
*[[Comoros Notarial Records|Notarial Records]]
 
*[[Comoros Occupations|Occupations]]
 
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*[[Comoros Probate Records|Probate Records]]
 
*[[Comoros Social Life and Customs|Social Life and Customs]]
 
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Comoros Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Comoros Background
Local Research Resources
Africa
Comoros
Guide to Comoros ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

Country Information

Comoros is an island country in the Indian Ocean whose nearest neighbors are Madagascar and Mozambique. It was formerly a colony of France. The official languages are Comorian (Shikomor), Arabic, and French.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Comoros Research

Links to articles on getting started with Comoros research.

Comoros Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Comoros research.

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Comoros Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Comoros.
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History, Culture, and Religion

FamilySearch Resources

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


References

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