Wikimedia Finno-Ugric Collaboration

Wikimedia Finno-Ugric Collaboration is a partnership among communities working on Wikimedia projects in Finno-Ugric languages.

Finno-Ugric flag designed by Polish Finno-Ugric linguist Szymon Pawlas

The main goals of the collaborative are:

  1. to support each other through sharing and learning;
  2. to support growth of all Wikimedia projects in these languages;
  3. to increase and improve information available about Finno-Ugric cultures and peoples in Wikimedia projects in other languages.

Background edit

Finno-Ugric meeting in 2015 in Estonia

Wikimedia Finno-Ugric Collaboration was initiated on organizational level in year 2011 by Wikimedia Eesti together with local Finno-Ugric organizations (e.g. NPO Fenno-Ugria) with an aim to provide better support for Finno-Ugric Wikimedia projects and their communities. Soon discussions continued with the participation of Wikimédia Magyarország [1] and idea to organize Seminar for Finno-Ugric Wikipedias was born. The first seminar took place from 22nd−24th of August 2014 in Estonia.

Wikipedias edit

Map of Finno-Ugric languages

There are 13 Wikipedia projects:

Language Articles Active users
Finnish (fi) 573,636 1,588
Hungarian (hu) 542,432 1,522
Estonian (et) 245,376 727
Western Mari (mrj) 10,432 5
Eastern Mari (mhr) 11,390 12
Northern Sami (se) 7,888 25
Võro (fiu-vro) 6,626 30
Veps (vep) 6,979 16
Komi (kv) 5,530 10
Udmurt (udm) 5,689 12
Komi-Permyak (koi) 3,461 8
Erzya (myv) 7,878 16
Moksha (mdf) 5,263 11

There are 8 Wikipedias in incubator: Ingrian (izh), Khanty (kca), Karelian (krl), Livonian (liv), Mansi (mns), Kildin Saam (sjd), Ter Saam (sjt), Votic (vot)

Activities edit

Past activities

Ongoing and future activities

Prior activities edit

See also edit

Meta page for Wikipedias in the languages of Russia project.

References edit