Arica y Parinacota Region, Chile Genealogy
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Guide to Region of Arica y Parinacota ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, church records, parish registers, and civil registration.
Arica y Parinacota was formed in 2007 from Tarapacá. For genealogy strategies, see Tarapacá, Chile Genealogy.
History[edit | edit source]
- In 1541, Villa San Marcos de Arica was founded, the first Spanish village in the region.
- In 1823, the Province of Arica was created as part of the Department of Arequipa, within the Republic of Peru. The province was incorporated to the Province of Tarapacá in 1837.
- In the year 1884 as part of the Treaty of Ancon, the Peruvian department of Tarapacá was incorporated into Chile.
- In 2005 the Region of Arica and Parinacota was created.
- The Arica and Parinacota Region has an approximate population of 240,000 people. 
Provinces[edit | edit source]
Cemetery Records[edit | edit source]
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
Church Records[edit | edit source]
- 1579-1930 - Chile, Marriages, 1579-1930 - in MyHeritage ($) - index and images
- 1579-1930 - Chile, Select Marriages, 1579-1930 - in Ancestry ($) — index and images
- 1585-1932 - Chile, Select Baptisms, 1585-1932 - in Ancestry ($) - index and images
- 1585-1932 - Chile, Baptisms, 1585-1932 - in MyHeritage ($) — index and images
References[edit | edit source]
- Wikipedia Collaborators, "Región de Arica y Parinacota," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regi%C3%B3n_de_Arica_y_Parinacota. Visited 20 July 2017.