Requests for new languages/Wikipedia Valencià

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Valencian Wikipedia[edit]

main page Requests for new languages (Wikipedia Valencià)
submitted verification final decision
This proposal has been rejected.
This decision was taken by the language committee in accordance with the Language proposal policy based on the discussion on this page.

The closing committee member provided the following comment:

Valencian doesn't have an ISO 639 code. According to ISO 639 it is a variety of Catalan, which already has a Wikipedia, which accepts articles written in all varieties of this language. Amir E. Aharoni 21:00, 9 April 2011 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Proposal summary
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I wanted to create a Wikipedia in Valencian because this important language has not got a Wikipedia and people from Valencia could use a Wikipedia in their lenguage, that is very important for them.

Arguments in favour[edit]

  • This lenguage is spoken by, at least, 1 million people.
  • This lenguage has got lots of historical references.

Arguments against[edit]

  • Many people think Valencian is a variety of Catalan, that already has a Wikipedia.

Other discussion[edit]