Qatar Genealogy

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

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

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Qatar is located in the Middle East bordered by Saudi Arabia. It was formerly ruled by the Ottoman Empire and Great Britain. The official language is Arabic.[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Qatar Research

Links to articles on getting started with Qatar research.

Qatar Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Qatar research.

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Qatar Map[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Qatar.
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Municipalities[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Qatar.

Qatar is divided into 10 municipalities (baladiyat, singular - baladiyah).

Former Municipalities[edit | edit source]

The following are former municipalities of Qatar:

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

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

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Qatar," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 22 April 2016.