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République française
Flag of France National Emblem of France
Flag National Emblem

Location of France

Capital Paris
48°51'N 2°21'E
Official languages French

Government Unitary state, Semi-presidential system, Republic
 -  West Francia 843 
 -  Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen 26 August 1789 
 -  Constitution of France 4 October 1958 

 -  Total 674 843 km² 
 sq mi 

 -  2011 estimate 65 821 885 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

Some links.

Digital Archives

On-line archives.


Semi Non-Free


Archives nationales is dedicated to country search.

There is subclasses:

  1. Paris Archives
  2. Archives of work
  3. French colonies, also a direct access

Local archives

Cities archives with online access.


Counties archives.

Others ressources

See also online ressources.

Links to pages with more links and information


Genealogy dedicated wiki's

Link sites