Wikimedia Finno-Ugric Collaboration

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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) 512,437 1,640
Hungarian (hu) 489,854 1,535
Estonian (et) 220,735 445
Western Mari (mrj) 10,288 17
Eastern Mari (mhr) 10,234 22
Northern Sami (se) 7,758 25
võro (fiu-vro) 5,790 16
Veps (vep) 6,666 33
Komi (kv) 5,448 18
Udmurt (udm) 5,083 27
Komi-Permyak (koi) 3,448 14
Erzya (myv) 6,389 27
Moksha (mdf) 1,205 12

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.