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UGANDA (The Republic of)



— Updated for:  Jan 21, 2013
Capital of Uganda:  Kampala
Government of Uganda (click on flag)

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  • Republic of Uganda - Atlapedia





  • Coat of arms


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  • Uganda - A Country Study
  • Uganda - History, provided by Infoplease.com
  • Uganda - Index of the Rulers
  • Uganda - Map
  • Ugandan Baby Names - Description of Ugandan Names: 
  • Uganda Heritage Roots - My Culture; My Pride
  • Uganda Online - The Uganda Society was founded in 1923 as the Uganda Literary and Scientific
             Society and gained its current name in 1933.

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  • Republic of Uganda - Atlapedia

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  • Wikipedia - the free encyclopedia
  • World Factbook - prepared by the Centeral Intelligence Agency (CIA)
  • WorldRover - County History of Uganda
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  • UKRAINE (Republic of)
    Previously (1991) known as: Ukrainian National Republic,
    Ukrainian State, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic



    — Updated for:  Nov 8, 2010
    Capital of Ukraine:  Kiev (Kyiv)
    Government of Ukraine (click on flag)

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  • Archives in Ukraine - Ukrainian Research Institute (Harvard University)
  • Archives of Ukraine - Genealogical Research
  • Central State Historical Archive of Ukraine - (in Lvov)
  • Encyclopedia of Ukraine - History, people, geography, society, economy and cultural
             heritage (in English).
  • History of Ukraine
  • Genealogy of Halychyna / Eastern Galicia - researching ancestral roots in Western
              Ukraine / Eastern Galicia.
  • InfoUkes - FORUM | a Ukrainian Review

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  • Map of Ukraine - Area locations
  • Map of Ukraine - Alternate map web site





  • Coat of arms


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  • Nations Online - Country History and Profile
  • Odeska Oblast - an administrative Sub Divion of the Ukraine
  • Portals to the World - Library of Congress
  • Profile of Ukraine - BBC News
  • Sudilkov - A Simple Jew, A blog of Sudilkov

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  • Ukraine - Portals to the World
  • Ukraine GenWeb
  • Ukraine Genealogy Forum - (Genealogy.com)
  • Ukrainian Genealogical Research pages
  • Ukrainian Genealogical Society - helping the genealogists to research their Ukrainian roots.
  • Ukrainian History - Information Resource about Ukraine and Ukrainians.
  • Ukrainian Interments in Canada - 1914-1920
  • Ukranian Language, Culture and Travel Page - Ukraine is the largest, but one of the least-
             known countries entirely within Europe.
  • Ukrainian Linguistic Resources On-line
  • Ukrainian Museum Archives (located in Cleveland, OH)
  • Wikipedia - Ukraine is a unitary state composed of 24 oblasts (provinces), one autonomous
             republic (Crimea).
  • World Factbook - prepared by the Centeral Intelligence Agency (CIA)
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  • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES


    — Updated for:  Nov 03, 2014
    Capital of United Arab Emirates:  Abu Dhabi
    Government of United Arab Emirates (click on flag)



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  • Language - Arabic is the historical language of the UAE. This is the language of
             the Emirati, the sacred language of Islam, so the official language of the UAE. All
             road signs are in Arabic (with English subtitles), and most local media are in Arabic.

  • Coat of arms


    U, W
  • United Arab Emirates - Atlapedia
  • United Arab Emirates - Genealogy Forum
  • United Arab Emirates - Country Profile (News and Views of the Country)
  • United Arab Emirates - Country Study (The Library of Congress)
  • United Arab Emirates - UAEGenWeb
  • World Factbook - prepared by the Centeral Intelligence Agency (CIA)
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  • URUGUAY (Oriental Republic of)



    — Updated for:  Nov 03, 2014
    Capital of Uruguay:  Montevideo
    Government of Uruguay (click on flag)


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  • A Country Study
  • Embassy of Uruguay

    H, L, O
  • History of Uruguay
  • Language - Languages spoken in Uruguay
  • Oriental Republic of Uruquay - History and factual information aboout the Republic





  • Coat of arms


    U, W
  • Uruguay Genealogy Forum
  • Wikipedia - the free encyclopedia
  • World Factbook - prepared by the Centeral Intelligence Agency (CIA)
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  • UZBEKISTAN (Republic of)
    Previously (1991) known as: Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic



    — Updated for:  May 16, 2011
    Capital of Uzbekistan:  Tashkent (Toshkent)
    Government of Uzbekistan (click on flag)

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  • Atlapedia - Uzbekistan, located in Central Asia, is a former republic of the
             USSR.
  • Genealogy - Search engine (GeneaNet).





  • Emblem


    U, W
  • Uzbekistan - History of Uzbekistan
  • Uzbekistan Daily - Daily news in English
  • Wikipedia - the free encyclopedia
  • World Factbook - prepared by the Centeral Intelligence Agency (CIA)
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  • VANUATU (The New Hebrides)



    — Updated for:  Apr 18, 2013
    Capital of Vanuatu:  Port Vila
    Government of Vanuatu (click on flag)

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  • Country Profile - provided by the BBC





  • Coat of arms


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  • UNESCO Heritage Center - Cultural, Events, News and Official Relations (UNESCO/ERI).

    V, W
  • Vanuatu - Atlapedia Online
  • Vanuatu - Ethnologue
  • Vanuatu - History
  • Wikipedia - the free encyclopedia
  • World Factbook - prepared by the Centeral Intelligence Agency (CIA)
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  • HOLY SEE (Vatican City) (State of the Vatican City)
    Previously (1929) known as: Italy



    — Updated for: Aug 16, 2010
    Capital of Vatican City State:  Vatican City
    Government of Vatican City State (click on flag)


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  • CousinConnect.com - Vatican City Genealogy Queries

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  • The Vatican - The Holy See (six language translations)

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  • Vatican City - Holy See Map
  • Vatican City - Photos from Italy





  • Coat of arms

  • Vatican City - Wikipedia (the free encyclopedia)
  • Vatican City (Holy See) - Geography, Government, History (infoplease).
  • Vatican City State - History of Vatican City (Eurodocs)
  • Vatican City State - Inaugurated on 11-Feb-1929 with the Lateran Accords signing. (Home page)
  • Vatican City State (Holy See) - A virtual destination guide to the Vatican (Nations Online)
  • Vatican Library and Renaissance Culture - Rome Reborn:  Vatican Library & Renaissance Culture

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  • World Factbook - prepared by the Centeral Intelligence Agency (CIA)
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  • VENEZUELA



  • Biblioteca Nacional - (in Spanish)
  • Venezuela - Historical Text Archives (1899 - 1999)
  • Venezuela - Genealogy
  • Venezuela - History & Culture
  • Venezuela Genealogy - Site in English and Spanish
  • Wikipedia - the free encyclopedia
  • World Factbook - prepared by the Centeral Intelligence Agency (CIA)
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  • VIETNAM (South) (The Socialist Republic of)



    — Updated for:  May 16, 2011
    Capital of South Vietnam:  Ho Chi Minh City, AKA Saigon
    Government of South Vietnam (click on flag)

    E, H, G, M, N
  • Embassy of Vietnam - located in Washington D.C.
  • History of Vietnam
  • Genealogical Society of Ho Chi Minh City - Vietnamese Families History
  • Maps of Vietnamese History - Viet Nam Documents.
  • Nguyen Dynasty - Genealogy of a Vietnam Imperial Family





  • Emblem


    V, W
  • Vietnam - Wikipedia web site
  • Vietnam GenWeb site
  • Vietnam OnLine - The first Public Website from Hanoi
  • Vietnam Project - Archives
  • Women in Vietnam
  • World Factbook - prepared by the Centeral Intelligence Agency (CIA)
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  • WALES (see British Islands)

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    YEMEN (The Republic of)



    — Updated for:  Feb 10, 2014
    Capital of Yemen:  Sana'a
    Government of Yemen (click on flag)

    A, C
  • Atlapedia Online
  • Country and People of Yemen
  • Yemini - Countries and Their Cultures





  • Coat of arms

    W, Y
  • Wikipedia - Yemen (the free encyclopedia)
  • World Factbook - prepared by the Centeral Intelligence Agency (CIA)
  • Yemen Genealogy - a MidEast GenWeb site
  • Yemen Times.com - Yemen's only English Newspaper
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  • The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY) - 1992)
    (now, SERBIA and MONTENEGRO)


    Capital of Serbia & Montenegro:  Belgrade
    Government of Serbia & Montenegro (click on flag)

    NOTE:  In May 2006, Montenegro invoked its right to secede from the federation and - following a successful referendum - it declared itself an independent nation on 3 June 2006. Two days later, Serbia declared that it was the successor state to the union of Serbia and Montenegro. A new Serbian constitution was approved in October 2006 and adopted the following month. After 15 months of inconclusive negotiations mediated by the UN and four months of further inconclusive negotiations mediated by the US, EU, and Russia, on 17 February 2008, the UNMIK-administered province of Kosovo declared itself independent of Serbia.

    Click here to go to the new web site.
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    ZIARE (renamed Democratic Republic of Congo)



    Please see:  Democratic Republic of Congo
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    ZAMBIA (Republic of)
    Previously (1964) known as: Northern Rhodesia



    — Updated For:  Feb 24, 2014
    Capital of Zambia  Lusaka
    Government of Zambia (click on flag)


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  • AFR-ZAMBIA Mailing List - (RootsWeb is funded and supported by Ancestry.com)
  • Country Map - Also shown with provinces

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  • Names from Great North Road - Zambian Names, missing people and the GNR
             members who are looking for them.
  • Republic of Zambia - Atlapedia





  • Coat of arms


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  • World Factbook - prepared by the Centeral Intelligence Agency (CIA)
  • Zambia - Zambia Genealogy Queries (CousinConnect.com)
  • Zambia - General History (Lonely Planet)
  • Zambia & Rhodesia Genealogy leads... - Names and photos from my library, travels and online
             sources (blog).
  • Zambia Online - The National Homepage Of Zambia
  • Zamnet - News by the POST Newspaper
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  • ZIMBABWE (Republic of)
    Previously (1964) known as: Southern Rhodesia or Rhodesia



    — Updated for:  Feb 24, 2014
    Capital of Zimbabwe  Harare
    Government of Zimbabwe (click on flag)


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  • Jewish Community - This web site aims to celebrate nearly 110 years of Jewish
             Communities in Zimbabwe







  • Coat of arms


    W, Z
  • Warren Hills Cemetery - Harare, Harare, Zimbabwe. PLEASE NOTE! We are not affiliated with this
             cemetery. We cannot do name lookups, fix headstones, buy/sell gravesites, do graveside
             services, enforce cemetery rules, etc. Click on the pin in the map to get driving directions from
             Google Maps
    . - Quote from website
  • World Factbook - prepared by the Centeral Intelligence Agency (CIA)
  • Zimbabwe History - (Tanzania Odyssey)
  • Zimbabwe WorldGenweb Site - Start building your family tree and discovering who you are.
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