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[http://www.geneawiki.com/index.php/France France] is a country in west Europe bordered by [[Belgium|Belgium]], [[Germany]], [[Luxembourg]], [[Spain]], [[Italie]], [[Switzerland]] and ([[England]]). France has a population of over sixty million people.
 
[http://www.geneawiki.com/index.php/France France] is a country in west Europe bordered by [[Belgium|Belgium]], [[Germany]], [[Luxembourg]], [[Spain]], [[Italie]], [[Switzerland]] and ([[England]]). France has a population of over sixty million people.
  
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==Genealogical Associations/Societies==
 
[http://www.geneawiki.com/index.php/Cat%C3%A9gorie:Associations_g%C3%A9n%C3%A9alogiques Geneawiki] lists most genealogical associations.
 
[http://www.geneawiki.com/index.php/Cat%C3%A9gorie:Associations_g%C3%A9n%C3%A9alogiques Geneawiki] lists most genealogical associations.
  

Revision as of 13:10, 14 September 2010

France
République française
Flag of France of France
Flag


Location of France


Capital Paris
Official languages French


Government





Area
 -  Total 675 417 km² 
 sq mi 


Population
 -  2005 estimate 63 604 551 hab 




France is a country in west Europe bordered by Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, Spain, Italie, Switzerland and (England). France has a population of over sixty million people.

Genealogical Associations/Societies

Geneawiki lists most genealogical associations.

History relevant to genealogists

Todo

Digital Archives

http://www.archivesdefrance.culture.gouv.fr/fr/publications/archivesenligne.htm

Free

Semi Non-Free

Online collections

  • Gallica is the French numerical librarie. Sounds, pictures, text are free of charges. Like Europeana, Gallica use OCR (optical character recognition) for search.
  • Europeana is more what could be an european librarie. Hungary, Portugal and France are currently active. Go to Histoire et Géographie -> Bibliographies et généalogie.

Archives

Archives nationales is dedicated to country search. There is multiples subclass : for french colonies and here, Paris Archives, Archives of work...

Local archives

Cities archives with online access.

Provincial

Counties archives listed on Geneawiki.

Universities

Todo

Main sources of genealogical information

Todo

Links to pages with more links and information

Genealogy dedicated wiki's

Geneawiki is a wiki related to genealogy (Tips, geographical and historical informations).

Link sites

  • Geneasoft lists most up-to-date genealogical informations and programs
  • Geoportail is the online maps for current French places.