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) 562,617 1,642
Hungarian (hu) 533,319 1,638
Estonian (et) 240,685 591
Western Mari (mrj) 10,431 14
Eastern Mari (mhr) 11,249 23
Northern Sami (se) 7,846 20
Võro (fiu-vro) 6,536 24
Veps (vep) 6,963 29
Komi (kv) 5,514 14
Udmurt (udm) 5,686 21
Komi-Permyak (koi) 3,462 13
Erzya (myv) 7,855 19
Moksha (mdf) 4,177 14

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.

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