Genealogy forums for Italians in the world

These message boards are intended as a friendly place to post questions and exchange ideas and experiences connected to heritage, genealogy, history, traditions, products, tourism in Italy.

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Choose among the dozens of Active Forums the right one for your region or province. Visit also the Archived Forums, online since 1998, over 22,000 messages posted in the years 1998-2004, and a more recent archive 2004-2007 of thousands of messages.
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