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Census Records[edit | edit source]

Research use: These records link families together and greatly supplement the reseach process. Helpful for establishing family relationships and generation linkages.

Record type: Nominative population enumeration. Ottoman Population Registers (4.4.) and Ottoman Detailed Cadastral Surveys (4.6.) fulfill a similar function for the period of Ottoman rule.

Time period: 1901, 1911, 1921, 1931, 1946, 1960, 1973 (partial census for certain areas), 1976 (the non-Turkish part of the country), 1982, and 1991.

Contents: Censuses are in family groups; they list names of family members, ages, relationships, etc.

Location: Office of the Ministry of the Interior, Nikosia.

Population coverage: 90% or better.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Cyprus,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1994-1998.