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Wikipedia Asian Month 2017/Sample

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Wikipedia Asian Month

Wikipedia Asian Month is an online Edit-a-thon aimed at enhancing understanding among Asian Wikipedia communities. Taking place through November 2017, the purpose of Asian Month at [your language] Wikipedia is to improve the quantity and quality of articles about Asian countries except [your country]

As a symbol of friendship between Wikipedia's Asian communities, each participant who creates at least 4 articles that fulfill the criteria will receive a specially designed Wikipedia postcard from other participating countries.

Wikipedians who create the most articles on each Wikipedia will be honored as "Wikipedia Asian Ambassadors".


In a nutshell: New Article, about Asia, good quality, 3,000 bytes and 300 words minimum, created during November, 2017 and not a list.

In specific:

  • The article is newly created by you (i.e. not expanding stubs) between November 1, 2017 0:00 (UTC) and November 30, 2017 23:59 (UTC).
  • The article should be at least 3,000 bytes and around 300 words (or characters in some language) in length.
  • The article shall fulfill notability criteria
  • The article must have decent references coverage; doubtful or controversial statements in the article should be verifiable by the citation(s) listed in that article.
  • The article is not machine translated, and has a decent language style
  • There are no issues (no tags) in the article
  • The article is not a list
  • The article which made to Feature List counts. (Optional, only applied in those Wikipedia which has Feature List.)
  • The article is informative
  • The article is about an Asian Country or region except [your language speaking country(s)]
  • Articles submitted by an organizer need to be checked by other organizers.


  • In the end, human juror(s) from local Wikipedia will determine whether an article is accepted or not.
  • When you created 4 articles fulfill the criteria, you will receive a WAM postcards from one of the Asian community.
  • Wikipedia Asian Ambassador will receive a signed Certificate from Asian Affiliates, and an additional postcard. See Q&A for more information.


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