Tell us about Ukrainian Wikipedia

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Ukrainian Wikipedia[edit]



  • Wikimedia Statistics can be difficult to interpret. What is your impression, how many steady contributors do you have?
  • Are your contributors mostly native speakers?
According to templates on userpages, most of active contributors are Ukrainian and Russian native speakers (or consider native both these languages), but factually differences in their knowledge of Ukrainian are insignificant.--Microcell 15:41, 6 April 2010 (UTC)[reply]
  • Where do your contributors live (regions/country)?
A significant part of contributors live in Ukraine, but several users from USA (including 2 sysops, if I'm not mistaken), Canada, Russia, Japan, Poland and so on contribute to ukwiki as well. There is a page uk:Вікіпедія:Атлас вікіпедистів, which displays regions of Ukraine and countries, contributors of Ukrainian Wikipedia are from
  • How common is it that your contributors meet in real life?

Other Wikipedias[edit]

  • Do you have special contacts with other Wikipedias (maybe in related languages)?
  • Do you translate a lot from other Wikipedias? Which ones?

Organization and support[edit]

  • Is there a Wikimedia chapter in your country? How does your language relate to it?
  • 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?
  • 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?


  • Does your edition concentrate on certain topics, like your region and language, or Latin Wikipedia on Roman history and Christianity?
Yes, many articles are devoted to Ukrainian geography (for example, each small village is represented in its own article) and history, many DYKs contain interesting Ukraine-related facts. Besides, other topics widely introduced are history and geography of Greece, Japan, France and other countries; economy... (prolong if I've forgotten anything) --Microcell 15:51, 6 April 2010 (UTC)[reply]
  • 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]