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Georgia is a country in Eurasia bordered by [[Russia Genealogy|Russia]], [[Turkey Genealogy|Turkey]], [[Armenia Genealogy|Armenia]], and [[Azerbaijan Genealogy|Azerbaijan]]. It was formerly ruled by Russia and the Soviet Union. The official language is Georgian.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, “Georgia (country),” in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,’’ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgia_(country), accessed 29 April 2016.</ref>
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== Getting started with Georgia Research ==
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*[[Georgia (country) Civil Registration]]
 
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Welcome to the '''Georgia (country) Page!'''
 
 
 
FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Georgia Page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Georgian records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The Georgia Page is a work in progress, your contributions and [[FamilySearch Wiki:Feedback|feedback]] are essential!
 
 
 
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Formerly the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic (SSR) from 1921-1991, and the Democratic Republic of Georgia from 1918-1921. In the Caucasus Mountains bounded on the north by Russia, on the east by Azerbaijan, the south by Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Turkey, and on the west by the Black Sea. To read more about Georgia see [https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/gg.html The World Factbook] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgia_(country) Wikipedia].
 
  
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Georgia is divided into 9 regions,1 city (Tbilisi), and 2 autonomous republics (Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and Autonomous Republic of Adjara). These in turn are subdivided into 72 districts.  
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Georgia (country)
Guide to Georgia ancestry, family history and genealogy parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
This article is about the Eurasian country. For other uses, see Georgia.

Country Information

Georgia is a country in Eurasia bordered by Russia, Turkey, Armenia, and Azerbaijan. It was formerly ruled by Russia and the Soviet Union. The official language is Georgian.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Georgia Research

Links to articles on getting started with Georgia research.

Georgia Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Georgia research.

Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg

Georgia Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Georgia. Georgia (country) counties.png

Regions

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

Regions of Georgia:

  • Guria
  • Imereti
  • Kakheti
  • Kvemo Kartli
  • Mtskheta-Mtianeti
  • Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti
  • Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti
  • Samtskhe-Javakheti
  • Shida Kartli

FamilySearch Resources

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

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, “Georgia (country),” in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,’’ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgia_(country), accessed 29 April 2016.