West Sumatra, Indonesia Genealogy
Guide to West Sumatra Province ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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Province Information[edit | edit source]
West Sumatra is located on the west coast of the island of Sumatra. It covers an area of 42,012.89 km2 (16,221.27 sq mi). Islam is the predominant religion here. Its capital city is Padang.
West Sumatra is led by a governor, elected for a 5-year term.
West Sumatra Map[edit | edit source]
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.
- Facebook Communities - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
- Learning Center - Online genealogy courses
- Historical Records
- Family History Center locator map