Georgia (country) Genealogy

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Guide to Georgia (country) Genealogy 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 the southern U.S. state, see Georgia (state).
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Getting started with Georgia Research

Georgia is a country located at the crossroads of Asia and Europe. It is located in the region known as the Caucasus. It was a critical location on the old Silk Road that transported goods and people in both directions from ancient times. It is bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russia, to the south by Turkey and Armenia, and to the southeast by Azerbaijan.



Regions of Georgia:

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

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Some information on present day Georgia vital statistics can be found through the following website:

Another useful website follows: ...

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