Tell us about Bosnian Wikipedia

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  • Wikimedia Statistics can be difficult to interpret. What is your impression, how many steady contributors do you have?
    • About 20 --Munja (?) 17:08, 17 July 2015‎ (UTC)
  • Are your contributors mostly native speakers?
  • Where do your contributors live (regions/country)?
    • The most of active contributors lives in Bosnia and Hercegovina, some of them in Austria, United States, Sweden and Netherlands. --Munja (?) 17:08, 17 July 2015‎ (UTC)
  • How common is it that your contributors meet in real life?
    • Before there were few meetings, presently none. --Munja (?) 17:08, 17 July 2015‎ (UTC)

Other Wikipedias[edit]

  • Do you have special contacts with other Wikipedias (maybe in related languages)?
    • Yes, like hr, sr and sh wiki. Due to political reasons, these contacts are very poor. --Munja (?) 17:08, 17 July 2015‎ (UTC)
  • Do you translate a lot from other Wikipedias? Which ones?
    • Yes. primary from en and de wiki, and then from hr or sr. --WizardOfOz talk 16:55, 16 April 2009‎ (UTC)

Organization and support[edit]

  • Is there a Wikimedia chapter in your country? How does your language relate to it?
    • No, but we are trying to get an concept for a chapter. --WizardOfOz talk 16:55, 16 April 2009‎ (UTC)
  • Are there work groups in other organizations about Wikipedia?

Your Wikipedia and the linguistic community[edit]

  • Is there a language institution for your language, like an Academy, or a club of people interested in your language? Do you have contact with them?
    • At the moment there is nothing related. We are trying to get some contact to federal secretary of science and a linguistic union in Bosnia. --WizardOfOz talk 16:55, 16 April 2009‎ (UTC)
  • Who (else) supports you?
  • What does the public outreach for your edition look like? Do you have flyers, give lectures, training etc.?
  • Do you get feedback from readers?
  • What other encyclopedias exist in your language?
    • There are currently no encyclopedias in Bosnian. --WizardOfOz talk 16:55, 16 April 2009‎ (UTC)


  • Does your edition concentrate on certain topics, like your region and language, or Latin Wikipedia on Roman history and Christianity?
    • As a small wiki, yes. Concentrated to history of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Balkan, but also on other themes. --WizardOfOz talk 16:55, 16 April 2009‎ (UTC)
  • Did your edition enjoy text donations, for example from older encyclopedias?


  • Is there a generally accepted norm about your language (spelling, dictionary, pronunciation)?
  • How do you deal with different spellings, dialects etc. (like B.E. lift and A.E. elevator)?

See also[edit]