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Guide to '''Latvia ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records,and military records.  
 
Guide to '''Latvia ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records,and military records.  
 
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{{Latvia-sidebar}}
 
==Country Information==
 
==Country Information==
 
 
Latvia is a country in Europe bordered by [[Estonia Genealogy|Estonia]], [[Lithuania Genealogy|Lithuania]], [[Russia Genealogy|Russia]], and [[Belarus Genealogy|Belarus]]. It was formerly ruled by [[Russia Genealogy|Russia]] and the Soviet Union. The official language is Latvian.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Latvia," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latvia, accessed 27 April 2016.</ref>
 
Latvia is a country in Europe bordered by [[Estonia Genealogy|Estonia]], [[Lithuania Genealogy|Lithuania]], [[Russia Genealogy|Russia]], and [[Belarus Genealogy|Belarus]]. It was formerly ruled by [[Russia Genealogy|Russia]] and the Soviet Union. The official language is Latvian.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Latvia," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latvia, accessed 27 April 2016.</ref>
  
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<h3>Getting Started with Latvia Research</h3>
 
<h3>Getting Started with Latvia Research</h3>
 
Links to articles on getting started with Latvia research.
 
Links to articles on getting started with Latvia research.
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*[[Latvia How to Guides|"How to" Guides]]
 
*[[Latvia Civil Registration]]
 
*[[Latvia Civil Registration]]
 
*[[Latvia Church Records]]
 
*[[Latvia Church Records]]
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Latvia research.
 
Links to articles and websites that assist in Latvia research.
 
*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/Europe/BalticStates.pdf Research Guide for Eastern Europe by BYU]  
 
*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/Europe/BalticStates.pdf Research Guide for Eastern Europe by BYU]  
*[[Latvia Websites|Websites]]
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*[[Latvia Websites|Latvian Websites and Online Resources]]
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{{Click|Image:Latvia ORP.png|Latvia Online Genealogy Records}} [[File:Ask_the_Community_Button.png|link=Genealogy_Help_on_Facebook]]
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== Latvia Map ==
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[[File:Latvia Map 2021.png|900px]]
  
==Latvia Map==
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== Jurisdictions ==
Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Latvia.
 
[[File:Latvia municipalities.png]]
 
 
 
==Jurisdictions==
 
 
Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Latvia.  
 
Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Latvia.  
  
 
====Republican Cities====
 
====Republican Cities====
 
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*Daugavpils  
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*Jēkabpils  
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    <li>Daugavpils </li>
*Jelgava  
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    <li>Jēkabpils </li>
*Jūrmala  
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    <li>Jelgava </li>
*Liepāja  
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    <li>Jūrmala </li>
*Rēzekne  
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    <li>Liepāja </li>
*Riga  
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    <li>Rēzekne </li>
*Valmiera  
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    <li>Riga </li>
*Ventspils
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    <li>Valmiera </li>
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    <li>Ventspils </li>
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====Municipalities====
 
====Municipalities====
 
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*Aglona  
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*Aizkraukle  
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    <li>Aglona </li>
*Aizpute  
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    <li>Aizkraukle </li>
*Aknīste  
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    <li>Aizpute </li>
*Aloja  
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    <li>Aknīste </li>
*Alsunga  
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    <li>Aloja </li>
*Alūksne  
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    <li>Alsunga </li>
*Amata  
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    <li>Alūksne </li>
*Ape  
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    <li>Amata </li>
*Auce  
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    <li>Ape </li>
*Ādaži  
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    <li>Auce </li>
*Babīte  
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    <li>Ādaži </li>
*Baldone  
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    <li>Babīte </li>
*Baltinava  
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    <li>Baldone </li>
*Balvi  
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    <li>Baltinava </li>
*Bauska  
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    <li>Balvi </li>
*Beverīna  
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    <li>Bauska </li>
*Brocēni  
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    <li>Beverīna </li>
*Burtnieki  
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    <li>Brocēni </li>
*Carnikava  
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    <li>Burtnieki </li>
*Cēsis  
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    <li>Carnikava </li>
*Cesvaine  
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    <li>Cēsis </li>
*Cibla  
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    <li>Cesvaine </li>
*Dagda  
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    <li>Cibla </li>
*Daugavpils  
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    <li>Dagda </li>
*Dobele  
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    <li>Daugavpils </li>
*Dundaga  
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    <li>Dobele </li>
*Durbe  
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    <li>Dundaga </li>
*Engure  
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    <li>Durbe </li>
*Ērgļi  
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    <li>Engure </li>
*Garkalne  
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    <li>Ērgļi </li>
*Grobiņa  
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    <li>Garkalne </li>
*Gulbene  
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    <li>Grobiņa </li>
*Iecava  
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    <li>Gulbene </li>
*Ikšķile  
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    <li>Iecava </li>
*Inčukalns  
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    <li>Ikšķile </li>
*Ilūkste  
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    <li>Inčukalns </li>
*Jaunjelgava  
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    <li>Ilūkste </li>
*Jaunpiebalga  
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    <li>Jaunjelgava </li>
*Jaunpils  
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    <li>Jaunpiebalga </li>
*Jēkabpils  
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    <li>Jaunpils </li>
*Jelgava  
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    <li>Jēkabpils </li>
*Kandava  
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    <li>Jelgava </li>
*Kārsava  
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    <li>Kandava </li>
*Kocēni  
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    <li>Kārsava </li>
*Koknese  
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    <li>Kocēni </li>
*Krāslava  
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    <li>Koknese </li>
*Krimulda  
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    <li>Krāslava </li>
*Krustpils  
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    <li>Krimulda </li>
*Kuldīga  
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    <li>Krustpils </li>
*Ķegums  
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    <li>Kuldīga </li>
*Ķekava  
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    <li>Ķegums </li>
*Lielvārde  
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    <li>Ķekava </li>
*Līgatne  
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    <li>Lielvārde </li>
*Limbaži  
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    <li>Līgatne </li>
*Līvāni  
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    <li>Limbaži </li>
*Lubāna  
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    <li>Līvāni </li>
*Ludza  
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    <li>Lubāna </li>
*Madona  
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    <li>Ludza </li>
*Mālpils  
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    <li>Madona </li>
*Mārupe  
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    <li>Mālpils </li>
*Mazsalaca  
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    <li>Mārupe </li>
*Mērsrags  
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    <li>Mazsalaca </li>
*Naukšēni  
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    <li>Mērsrags </li>
*Nereta  
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    <li>Naukšēni </li>
*Nīca  
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    <li>Nereta </li>
*Ogre  
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    <li>Nīca </li>
*Olaine  
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    <li>Ogre </li>
*Ozolnieki  
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    <li>Olaine </li>
*Pārgauja  
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    <li>Ozolnieki </li>
*Pāvilosta  
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    <li>Pārgauja </li>
*Pļaviņas  
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    <li>Pāvilosta </li>
*Preiļi  
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    <li>Pļaviņas </li>
*Priekule  
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    <li>Preiļi </li>
*Priekuļi  
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    <li>Priekule </li>
*Rauna  
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    <li>Priekuļi </li>
*Rēzekne  
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    <li>Rauna </li>
*Riebiņi  
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    <li>Rēzekne </li>
*Roja  
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    <li>Riebiņi </li>
*Ropaži  
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    <li>Roja </li>
*Rucava  
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    <li>Ropaži </li>
*Rugāji  
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    <li>Rucava </li>
*Rundāle  
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    <li>Rugāji </li>
*Rūjiena  
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    <li>Rundāle </li>
*Salacgrīva  
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    <li>Rūjiena </li>
*Sala  
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    <li>Salacgrīva </li>
*Salaspils  
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    <li>Sala </li>
*Saldus  
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    <li>Salaspils </li>
*Saulkrasti  
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    <li>Saldus </li>
*Sēja  
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    <li>Saulkrasti </li>
*Sigulda  
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    <li>Sēja </li>
*Skrīveri  
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    <li>Sigulda </li>
*Skrunda  
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    <li>Skrīveri </li>
*Smiltene  
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    <li>Skrunda </li>
*Stopiņi  
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    <li>Smiltene </li>
*Strenči  
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    <li>Stopiņi </li>
*Talsi  
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    <li>Strenči </li>
*Tērvete  
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    <li>Talsi </li>
*Tukums  
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    <li>Tērvete </li>
*Vaiņode  
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    <li>Tukums </li>
*Valka  
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    <li>Vaiņode </li>
*Varakļāni  
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    <li>Valka </li>
*Vārkava  
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    <li>Varakļāni </li>
*Vecpiebalga  
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    <li>Vārkava </li>
*Vecumnieki  
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    <li>Vecpiebalga </li>
*Ventspils  
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    <li>Vecumnieki </li>
*Viesīte  
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    <li>Ventspils </li>
*Viļaka  
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    <li>Viesīte </li>
*Viļāni  
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    <li>Viļaka </li>
*Zilupe
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    <li>Viļāni </li>
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    <li>Zilupe </li>
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==FamilySearch Resources==
 
==FamilySearch Resources==
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.
 
*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
 
*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/help/helpcenter/learning-center Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Latvia Family History Center locator map]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Latvia Family History Center locator map]
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Latest revision as of 11:52, 8 July 2021

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

Latvia Wiki Topics
Flag of Latvia.svg.png
Beginning Research
Record Types
Latvia Background
Local Research Resources

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Latvia is a country in Europe bordered by Estonia, Lithuania, Russia, and Belarus. It was formerly ruled by Russia and the Soviet Union. The official language is Latvian.[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Latvia Research

Links to articles on getting started with Latvia research.

Latvia Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Latvia research.

Ask the
Community

Latvia Map[edit | edit source]


Latvia Map 2021.png

Jurisdictions[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Latvia.

Republican Cities[edit | edit source]

  • Daugavpils
  • Jēkabpils
  • Jelgava
  • Jūrmala
  • Liepāja
  • Rēzekne
  • Riga
  • Valmiera
  • Ventspils

Municipalities[edit | edit source]

  • Aglona
  • Aizkraukle
  • Aizpute
  • Aknīste
  • Aloja
  • Alsunga
  • Alūksne
  • Amata
  • Ape
  • Auce
  • Ādaži
  • Babīte
  • Baldone
  • Baltinava
  • Balvi
  • Bauska
  • Beverīna
  • Brocēni
  • Burtnieki
  • Carnikava
  • Cēsis
  • Cesvaine
  • Cibla
  • Dagda
  • Daugavpils
  • Dobele
  • Dundaga
  • Durbe
  • Engure
  • Ērgļi
  • Garkalne
  • Grobiņa
  • Gulbene
  • Iecava
  • Ikšķile
  • Inčukalns
  • Ilūkste
  • Jaunjelgava
  • Jaunpiebalga
  • Jaunpils
  • Jēkabpils
  • Jelgava
  • Kandava
  • Kārsava
  • Kocēni
  • Koknese
  • Krāslava
  • Krimulda
  • Krustpils
  • Kuldīga
  • Ķegums
  • Ķekava
  • Lielvārde
  • Līgatne
  • Limbaži
  • Līvāni
  • Lubāna
  • Ludza
  • Madona
  • Mālpils
  • Mārupe
  • Mazsalaca
  • Mērsrags
  • Naukšēni
  • Nereta
  • Nīca
  • Ogre
  • Olaine
  • Ozolnieki
  • Pārgauja
  • Pāvilosta
  • Pļaviņas
  • Preiļi
  • Priekule
  • Priekuļi
  • Rauna
  • Rēzekne
  • Riebiņi
  • Roja
  • Ropaži
  • Rucava
  • Rugāji
  • Rundāle
  • Rūjiena
  • Salacgrīva
  • Sala
  • Salaspils
  • Saldus
  • Saulkrasti
  • Sēja
  • Sigulda
  • Skrīveri
  • Skrunda
  • Smiltene
  • Stopiņi
  • Strenči
  • Talsi
  • Tērvete
  • Tukums
  • Vaiņode
  • Valka
  • Varakļāni
  • Vārkava
  • Vecpiebalga
  • Vecumnieki
  • Ventspils
  • Viesīte
  • Viļaka
  • Viļāni
  • Zilupe

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

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

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Latvia," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latvia, accessed 27 April 2016.