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.


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.


There are 13 Wikipedia projects:

Language Articles Active users
Finnish (fi) 548,509 1,817
Hungarian (hu) 521,289 1,723
Estonian (et) 234,477 609
Western Mari (mrj) 10,427 14
Eastern Mari (mhr) 10,699 25
Northern Sami (se) 7,815 16
võro (fiu-vro) 6,415 16
Veps (vep) 6,751 20
Komi (kv) 5,499 24
Udmurt (udm) 5,526 21
Komi-Permyak (koi) 3,450 11
Erzya (myv) 7,777 18
Moksha (mdf) 2,748 15

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


Past activities

Ongoing and future activities

Prior activitiesEdit

See alsoEdit

Meta page for Wikipedias in the languages of Russia project.