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.

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) 454,243 1,956
Hungarian (hu) 447,158 1,858
Estonian (et) 188,982 648
Western Mari (mrj) 10,269 16
Eastern Mari (mhr) 10,039 24
Northern Sami (se) 7,480 27
Võro (fiu-vro) 5,476 13
Veps (vep) 5,923 24
Komi (kv) 5,312 18
Udmurt (udm) 4,573 16
Komi-Permyak (koi) 3,450 14
Erzya (myv) 5,457 20
Moksha (mdf) 1,188 11

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.

References[edit]