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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;
  1. to support growth of all Wikimedia projects in these languages;
  1. to increase and improve information available about Finno-Ugric cultures and peoples in Wikimedia projects in other languages.


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.


Map of Finno-Ugric languages
Map of Finno-Ugric languages

There are 13 Wikipedia projects:

اللغه Articles Active users
الفنلندية (fi) 572,153 1,687
الهنغارية (hu) 541,496 1,487
الإستونية (et) 244,875 748
Western Mari (mrj) 10,432 10
Eastern Mari (mhr) 11,378 26
سامي الشمالية (se) 7,888 23
Võro (fiu-vro) 6,602 20
Veps (vep) 6,973 23
الكومي (kv) 5,530 16
الأدمرت (udm) 5,687 14
كومي-بيرماياك (koi) 3,461 12
الأرزية (myv) 7,877 15
الموكشا (mdf) 5,096 15

There are 8 Wikipedias in incubator:

Ingrian (izh), Khanty (kca), الكاريلية (krl), Livonian (liv), Mansi (mns), Kildin Saam (sjd), Ter Saam (sjt), الفوتيك (vot)


Past activities

Ongoing and future activities

Prior activities

See also