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}} Guide to '''Eritrea ancestry, family history, and genealogy''': birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
  
== Getting started with Eritrea research  ==
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==Country Information==
 
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Eritrea is a country in Africa bordered by [[Sudan Genealogy|Sudan]], [[Ethiopia Genealogy|Ethiopia]], and [[Djibouti Genealogy|Djibouti]]. It was formerly ruled by [[Italy Genealogy|Italy]]. In lieu of an official language, Tigrinya serves as the de facto language.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Eritrea," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eritrea, accessed 2 May 2016.</ref>
Eritrea is a country situated in northern East Africa. It is bordered by Sudan in the west, Ethiopia in the south, and Djibouti in the southeast. The east and northeast of the country have an extensive coastline on the Red Sea, directly across from Saudi Arabia and Yemen. The Dahlak Archipelago and several of the Hanish Islands are part of Eritrea.  
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Eritrea is a multilingual and multicultural country with two dominant religions (Sunni Islam and Oriental Orthodox Christianity) and nine ethnic groups. The country has no official language, but it has three working languages: Tigrinya, Arabic and English. Amharic and Italian are also widely spoken amongst the older generations.
 
 
 
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*http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/59/
 
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/eritrea-genealogy Looking 4 kin Genealogy &amp;&nbsp;Family History Network - Eritrea]
 
 
 
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<h3>Getting Started with Eritrea Research</h3>
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Links to articles on getting started with Eritrea research.
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*[[How to Find Birth Records]]
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*[http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/59/ Eritrea (Cousin Connect)]
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*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/eritrea.html Eritrea (Kindred Trails)]
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*[http://forebears.io/eritrea Eritrea Genealogy Resources & Vital Records (Forebears)]
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Eritrea. 
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
  
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*[http://www.cwgc.org/find-a-cemetery/cemetery/2026500/ASMARA%20WAR%20CEMETERY Asmara War Cemetery]
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Eritrea Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Eritrea Background
Local Research Resources
Africa
Eritrea
Guide to Eritrea ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

Country Information

Eritrea is a country in Africa bordered by Sudan, Ethiopia, and Djibouti. It was formerly ruled by Italy. In lieu of an official language, Tigrinya serves as the de facto language.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Eritrea Research

Links to articles on getting started with Eritrea research.

Eritrea Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Eritrea research.


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Eritrea Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Eritrea. Eritrea.jpg

FamilySearch Resources

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

Cemeteries


References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Eritrea," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eritrea, accessed 2 May 2016.