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Guide to Pakistan ancestry, family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Pakistan Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Pakistan Background
Local Research Resources

Country Information

Pakistan is a country in Asia bordered by India, Afghanistan, Iran, and China. The official languages are English and Urdu.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Pakistan Research

Links to articles on getting started with Pakistan research.

Pakistan Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Pakistan research.

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Pakistan Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Pakistan.
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Pakistan.

  • Balochistan
  • Punjab
  • Sindh
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Gilgit–Baltistan
  • Azad Kashmir
  • Islamabad Capital Territory

FamilySearch Resources

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



  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Pakistan," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 25 April 2016.