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}} Guide to '''Tanzania ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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==Country Information==
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Tanzania is a country in Africa bordered by the [[Democratic Republic of the Congo Genealogy|Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)]], [[Burundi Genealogy|Burundi]], [[Rwanda Genealogy|Rwanda]], [[Zambia Genealogy|Zambia]], [[Uganda Genealogy|Uganda]], [[Kenya Genealogy|Kenya]], [[Malawi Genealogy|Malawi]], and [[Mozambique Genealogy|Mozambique]]. Portions of the country were formerly governed by [[Portugal Genealogy|Portugal]] and [[Germany Genealogy|Germany]]. The official languages are Swahili and English.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Tanzania," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanzania, accessed 20 April 2016.</ref>
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==Getting Started ==
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Tanzania is located in East Africa and includes the islands of Mafia, Pemba and Zanzibar. It is bound by Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire), Burundi and Rwanda to the west, Zambia to the southwest, Uganda to the northwest, Kenya to the northeast, Malawi and Mozambique to the south and the Indian Ocean to the east.
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<h3>Getting Started with Tanzania Research</h3>
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Links to articles on getting started with Tanzania 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]]
  
== Getting started with Tanzania research ==
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<h3>Tanzania Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Tanzania research.
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*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/tanzania.html Kindred Trails Tanzania Genealogy]
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*[http://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/index/intl/TZA/ RootsWeb] Mailing list.
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== Jurisdictions in Tanzania  ==
 
  
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== Tanzania Map ==
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Genealogy records are kept on the region level in Tanzania.
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== Jurisdictions ==
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Genealogy records are kept on the region level in Tanzania. 
 
Tanzania is divided into 26 regions:  
 
Tanzania is divided into 26 regions:  
  
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== &nbsp;Research Tools  ==
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==FamilySearch Resources==
 
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/tanzania-genealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network - Tanzania]
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records]
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*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=tanzania Family History Center locator map]
  
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==Religious Records ===
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*[http://eap.bl.uk/database/overview_item.a4d?catId=55555;r=18467 Endangered Archives]: Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzania in Moshi, Tanzania.
  
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*[[Tanzania:Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
 
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*[[Tanzania:Church History|Church History]]
 
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Guide to Tanzania ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

Country Information

Tanzania is a country in Africa bordered by the Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Burundi, Rwanda, Zambia, Uganda, Kenya, Malawi, and Mozambique. Portions of the country were formerly governed by Portugal and Germany. The official languages are Swahili and English.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Tanzania Research

Links to articles on getting started with Tanzania research.

Tanzania Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Tanzania research.


Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg

Tanzania Map

Genealogy records are kept on the region level in Tanzania. Tanzania map.png

Jurisdictions

Genealogy records are kept on the region level in Tanzania. Tanzania is divided into 26 regions:

  • Arusha
  • Dar es Salaam
  • Dodoma
  • Iringa
  • Kagera
  • Kigoma
  • Kilimanjaro
  • Lindi
  • Manyara
  • Mara
  • Mbeya
  • Morogoro
  • Mtwara
  • Mwanza
  • Pemba North
  • Pemba South
  • Pwani
  • Rukwa
  • Ruvuma
  • Shinyanga
  • Singida
  • Tabora
  • Tanga
  • Zanzibar Central/South
  • Zanzibar North
  • Zanzibar Urban/West

FamilySearch Resources

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

Religious Records =

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Tanzania," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanzania, accessed 20 April 2016.