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~  Spain















Spain is divided into 17 Autonomous Communities.

Communities are divided into Provinces. 
(Provinces are composed of basic territorial units)




List of the autonomous communities, with their Capital city (the place where the government has its offices):

Andalusia (capital is Sevilla)

Aragon (capital is Zaragoza)

Asturias (capital is Oviedo)


Basque Country (capital is Vitoria)


Cantabria capital is Santander)



Catalonia (capital is Barcelona)

Extremaduran   (capital is rida)


La Rioja ( capital is Logroño)

Madrid (capital is Madrid)

Murcia (capital is Murcia)

Navarre (capital is Pamplona)



Websites:
Asturia
Ecclesia Digital
El Siglo XVII
España GenWeb
FamilySearch.org Spain Archives
Galicia Genealogy Website
Genealogìa Blog
GeneaNet
GeneaPress
Hispagen- Asociaciòn de Genealogìa Hispana
Ministerio de Educaciòn, Cultura y Deporte
Montejasso.com
MyGenealogist.com
Red de Antepasados Blog    - Love this blog!
SomosPrimos.com ~Celebrating Hispanic Heritage- by Mim Lozano/2001-8
A Look at Spanish Genealogical Research



~  Canary Islands:


The Canary Islands (Islas Canarias) are an archipelago of the Kingdom of Spain consisting of seven islands in the Atlantic Ocean. They are a part of the autonomous communities of Spain. 

The seven islands that are the Canary Islands are:  (from largest to smallest)

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera, and El Hierro,




Websites
The Republic of Cuba is organized into 14 Provinces and 169 Municipal Authorities.

The 14 Provinces are:
Pinar del Río, La Habana, Ciudad de La Habana, Matanzas, Villa Clara, Cienfuegos, Sancti Spíritus, Ciego de Ávila, Camagüey, Las Tunas, Holguín, Granma, Santiago de Cuba y Guantánamo.

Including the 'Special Municipality': La Isla de la Juventud, which belongs to the Archipiélago de Los Canarreos.


CubaGenWeb
Cuban Genealogy Club of Miami
University of Miami Library/Cuban Heritage Collection

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~ Good Articles for Spanish Research:
Bobbie's Genealogy, etc: Your Guide to Researching Your Spanish Ancestors

~ FamilySearch- Wiki:  Spain Civil Registration-Vital Records

~ Cyber Pursuits: Spain & Portugal Genealogy

~ Genealogy@Suite101:

~ GenealogyPro

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