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Romania is a country in Southeast Europe bordered by [[Bulgaria Genealogy|Bulgaria]], [[Ukraine Genealogy|Ukraine]], [[Hungary Genealogy|Hungary]], [[Serbia Genealogy|Serbia]], and [[Moldova Genealogy|Moldova]]. Parts of Romania formerly belonged to the Austro-Hungarian, Ottoman, and Russian empires. The official language is Romanian.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Romania," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romania, accessed 24 March 2016.</ref>
 
Romania is a country in Southeast Europe bordered by [[Bulgaria Genealogy|Bulgaria]], [[Ukraine Genealogy|Ukraine]], [[Hungary Genealogy|Hungary]], [[Serbia Genealogy|Serbia]], and [[Moldova Genealogy|Moldova]]. Parts of Romania formerly belonged to the Austro-Hungarian, Ottoman, and Russian empires. The official language is Romanian.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Romania," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romania, accessed 24 March 2016.</ref>
  
==Getting Started ==
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<h3>Getting Started with Romania Research</h3>
 
<h3>Getting Started with Romania Research</h3>
 
Links to articles on getting started with Romania research.
 
Links to articles on getting started with Romania research.
*[[Romania Beginning Research|Beginning Romanian Research]]
 
*[[Starting Your Research in Romania|Starting Your Research in Romania]]
 
*[[Summary of Records in Romania|Records Summary]]
 
*[[Media:Romanian_Genealogical_Research.pdf|Romanian Genealogical Research]]
 
  
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*[[Romania Beginning Research|Beginning Romanian Research]]
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*[[Summary of Records in Romania|Records Summary]]
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*[[Media:Romanian Genealogical Research.pdf|Romanian Genealogical Research]]
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<h3>Romania Research Tools</h3>
 
<h3>Romania Research Tools</h3>
 
Links to articles and websites that assist in Romania research.
 
Links to articles and websites that assist in Romania research.
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*[[Romania Letter Writing Guide|Letter Writing Guide]]
 
*[[Romania Letter Writing Guide|Letter Writing Guide]]
 
*[[Romania Websites|Romania Websites]]
 
*[[Romania Websites|Romania Websites]]
 
*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/Europe/Romania.pdf FHL Research Outline]
 
*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/Europe/Romania.pdf FHL Research Outline]
*[[Research Tips for Romania|Romania Research Tips]]  
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*[[Research Tips for Romania|Romania Research Tips]]
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:[[Romania Genealogy#More Romania Research Tools|''See More Research Tools'']]
 
:[[Romania Genealogy#More Romania Research Tools|''See More Research Tools'']]
 
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|<div id="fsButtons"><span class="online_records_button">[[Romania Online Genealogy Records]]</span>
 
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|<span class="community_button">[https://community.familysearch.org/en/group/13-austro-hungarian-empire Ask the <br>Community]</span></div>
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|<span class="community_button">[https://community.familysearch.org/en/group/96-familysearch-romania Ask the <br>Community]</span>
 
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== Romania Map ==
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==Romania Map==
  
 
[[File:Romania counties.png|left|800px]]
 
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== Counties ==
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Romania has 41 counties (''judet'' - singular,&nbsp;''judete'' - plural) and 1 municipality<li> (''municipiu'').&nbsp;The word ''judet'' is usually seen in the form ''judeţul'', which means "the district."  
 
Romania has 41 counties (''judet'' - singular,&nbsp;''judete'' - plural) and 1 municipality<li> (''municipiu'').&nbsp;The word ''judet'' is usually seen in the form ''judeţul'', which means "the district."  
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==More Romania Research Tools==
 
==More Romania Research Tools==
 
Research tools can include resources that assist in locating correct records to search and determining the correct locality to search in.  Below are links and Wiki articles to research tools in Romania.
 
Research tools can include resources that assist in locating correct records to search and determining the correct locality to search in.  Below are links and Wiki articles to research tools in Romania.
*[http://www.arhivelenationale.ro/fototeca/despre_proiect/ Romanian National Archives]  
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*[http://www.arhivelenationale.ro/fototeca/despre_proiect/ Romanian National Archives]
 
*[[Romania - Cercetarea Istoriei Familiei|Pagini in limba romana]]
 
*[[Romania - Cercetarea Istoriei Familiei|Pagini in limba romana]]
 
*[http://hpdt.ro:4080/ Historical Population Database of Transylvania]
 
*[http://hpdt.ro:4080/ Historical Population Database of Transylvania]
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*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=romania Family History Center locator map]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=romania Family History Center locator map]
  
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Latest revision as of 05:17, 5 July 2021

Guide to Romania ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Romania is a country in Southeast Europe bordered by Bulgaria, Ukraine, Hungary, Serbia, and Moldova. Parts of Romania formerly belonged to the Austro-Hungarian, Ottoman, and Russian empires. The official language is Romanian.[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Romania Research

Links to articles on getting started with Romania research.

Romania Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Romania research.

See More Research Tools
Ask the
Community

Romania Map[edit | edit source]

Romania counties.png

Counties[edit | edit source]

Romania has 41 counties (judet - singular, judete - plural) and 1 municipality

  • (municipiu). The word judet is usually seen in the form judeţul, which means "the district."
    • Alba
    • Arad
    • Arges
    • Bacau
    • Bihor
    • Bistrita-Nasaud
    • Botosani
    • Braila
    • Brasov
    • Bucuresti (Bucharest)*
    • Buzau
    • Calarasi
    • Caras-Severin
    • Cluj
    • Constanta
    • Covasna
    • Dimbovita
    • Dolj
    • Galati
    • Gorj
    • Giurgiu
    • Harghita
    • Hunedoara
    • Ialomita
    • Iasi
    • Ilfov
    • Maramures
    • Mehedinti
    • Mures
    • Neamt
    • Olt
    • Prahova
    • Salaj
    • Satu Mare
    • Sibiu
    • Suceava
    • Teleorman
    • Timis
    • Tulcea
    • Vaslui
    • Vilcea
    • Vrancea

    Historical Regions: Bukovina

    More Romania Research Tools[edit | edit source]

    Research tools can include resources that assist in locating correct records to search and determining the correct locality to search in. Below are links and Wiki articles to research tools in Romania.

    FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

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

    References[edit | edit source]

    1. Wikipedia contributors, "Romania," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romania, accessed 24 March 2016.