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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) 563,213 1,639
الهنغارية (hu) 533,788 1,614
الإستونية (et) 240,976 660
Western Mari (mrj) 10,431 12
Eastern Mari (mhr) 11,261 26
سامي الشمالية (se) 7,847 20
Võro (fiu-vro) 6,562 35
Veps (vep) 6,965 31
الكومي (kv) 5,514 19
الأدمرت (udm) 5,687 22
كومي-بيرماياك (koi) 3,462 15
الأرزية (myv) 7,855 22
الموكشا (mdf) 4,200 13

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