Beirut, Lebanon Genealogy

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Guide to Beirut District ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, and church records.

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History[edit | edit source]

[1] (Wikipedia)

Quarters in Beirut[edit | edit source]

There are 12 quarters that Beirut is divided into. Below is a list of the quarters within the Beirut District.

    • Achrafieh
    • Bachoura
    • Dar Mreisse
    • Mazraa
    • Medawar
    • Minet El Hosn
    • Moussaitbeh
    • Port (Marfa')
    • Ras Beirut
    • Remeil
    • Saifi
    • Zuqaq al-Blat

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Civil registration records are government records that cover birth, marriage, and death. These are kept at the Governorate's Serail and at individual Civil Status Registrar Offices. These records can be accessed by the governor, commissioner and the registrar.

Governorate Center Governor Landline Mobile Fax
Beirut Ziad Elias Chebib 961 1 986014/961 1 987013 961 3 700309 961 1 986006
Civil Status Registrar Office Civil Status Registrar Landline Mobile
Civil Status Division of Beirut Fatima El Ghouch 961 1 355009 961 71 434024

Mukhtar[edit | edit source]

Mukhtar records can support your search for records in Lebanon. The Mukhtar keep birth, death, marriage and proof of residency records. These records are kept at a village and city level, so it's important to know the village that an ancestor came from to use these records. To see the list of Mukhtar information for this district see Beirut District Mukhtar Records.