Wikipedia:Barnstars/Barnstar of National Merit

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A Barnstar of National Merit may be awarded to an editor who contributes significantly by expanding or improving Wikipedia's coverage of any past or present continent or regional grouping, country, or subnational place such as a province or city.

For alternative images, see "Barnstar of National Merit 2.0".


Image What to type Category Description
General
The Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:The Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Geography The Barnstar of National Merit may be awarded to an editor who contributes significantly by expanding or improving Wikipedia's coverage of any particular country. This barnstar was proposed by Redux on 23 February 2005 and designed by Zscout370.
Continents and regional groupings
The Africa Award {{subst:The AfricaProject Award|message ~~~~}} Category:Africa The Africa Award may be awarded to those who have done exemplary work on Africa-related articles. This award was introduced by the Wikipedia:Africa-related regional notice board at the end of 2005.
The Barnstar of European Merit {{subst:The Barnstar of European Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:European Union
Category:Europe
The Barnstar of European Merit may be awarded to those who have contributed tirelessly with excellent edits in articles related to the European Union or Europe in general. It is not limited to members of WP:European Union or WP:Europe. It was introduced by Chaza93 on 30 May 2007 and redesigned on 31 May 2007 by Ssolbergj.
NATO barnstar {{subst:NATO barnstar|message ~~~~}} Category:NATO The NATO barnstar is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to NATO organizational and military history-related articles.
Countries
The Albanian Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:The Albanian Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Albania The Albanian Barnstar of National Merit is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to Albania-related articles, especially participants of the Albania WikiProject. It was introduced by Euriditi using an image uploaded by Cradel.
TheArgentine Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:Argentine Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Argentina The Argentine Barnstar of National Merit is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to Argentina-related articles, especially participants of the Argentine WikiProject.
The Australian Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:The Australian Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Australia The Australian Barnstar of National Merit is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to Australia-related articles, especially participants of the Australia WikiProject. It was introduced by G1ggy using an image uploaded by Chris 73.
The Bangladesh Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:The Bangladesh Barnstar of National Merit |message ~~~~}} Category:Bangladesh The Bangladesh Barnstar of National Merit is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to Bangladesh-related articles, and to any editor who contributes significantly to expand or improve Wikipedia's coverage of Bangladesh.
The Bhutan Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:Bhuthan Barnstar|message ~~~~}} Category:Bhutan The Bhutan Barnstar of National Merit is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contrabutions to Bhutan-related articles, and to any editor who contributes significantlY to expand or improve Wikipedia's coverage of Bhutan. This award was created by Antonu on 1 August 2010
The Brazilian Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:Brazilian Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Brazil The Brazilian Barnstar of National Merit is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to Brazil-related articles, and to any editor who contributes significantly to expand or improve Wikipedia's coverage of Brazil. This award was created by Light Warrior on 21 October 2009.
The Bulgaria Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:Bulgaria Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Bulgaria The Bulgaria Barnstar of National Merit is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to Bulgaria-related articles, and to any editor who contributes significantly to expand or improve Wikipedia's coverage of Bulgaria. This award was created by P.Marlow on 8 November 2008.
The Maple Leaf Award {{subst:The Maple Leaf Award|type= |message ~~~~}} Category:Canada The Maple Leaf Award is for coverage of topics related to Canada, as well as for community work related to Canadian projects. It comes in Red (Red wiki-maple leaf.png), Silver (Silver wiki-maple leaf.png) and Gold (Golden-wiki-mapleleaf.png) flavors. This award was created/introduced by Qyd in November 2007.
The WikiProject Colombia Barnstar {{subst:WikiProject Colombia Award|message ~~~~}} Category:Colombia The WikiProject Colombia Award may be awarded to Wikipedians who show exceptional effort and dedication to articles related to WikiProject Colombia. The award was created by F3rn4nd0 on 24 September 2007.
The People's Republic of China National Merit Medal {{subst:People's Republic of China National Merit Medal|message ~~~~}} Category:China The People's Republic of China National Merit Medal may be awarded to Wikipedians who show exceptional effort and dedication to articles related to WikiProject China. The award was created by hongdx on October 16, 2010.
The WikiProject Denmark Barnstar {{subst:BoNM-Denmark|message ~~~~}} Category:Denmark The Danish Barnstar of National Merit is an award that you can give to users you think deserve it based on their contributions to reach the goals of this project
The Estonia Star {{subst:Estonia Star|message ~~~~}} Category:Estonia The Estonia Star may be awarded to an editor who makes outstanding contributions to Estonia-related articles on Wikipedia. It is an unofficial award of WikiProject Estonia.
The French Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:French Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:France The French Barnstar of National Merit is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to France-related articles, and to any editor who contributes significantly to expand or improve Wikipedia's coverage of France.
Ghana Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:Ghana Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Ghana The Ghana Barnstar of National Merit is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to, and whose dedication to, articles regarding Ghana are above and beyond from what is normally expected. It was introduced by CrossTempleJay.
Greek Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:Greek Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Greece The Greek Barnstar of National Merit is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to, and whose dedication to, articles regarding Greece and Cyprus are above and beyond from what is normally expected. It was introduced by 3meandEr.
Greek Barnstar of Virtue {{subst:Greek Barnstar|message ~~~~}} Category:Greece The Greek Barnstar of Virtue is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to Greece and Cyprus related articles. It was introduced by 3meandEr.
The WikiProject Iceland Barnstar {{subst:WikiProject Iceland Award|message ~~~~}} Category:Iceland The WikiProject Iceland Award may be awarded to Wikipedians who exhibit exceptional effort and dedication to articles related to WikiProject Iceland. The award was created by Max Naylor on 17 June 2007 on the Icelandic National Day.
India Barnstar.PNG {{subst:The India Star|message ~~~~}} Category:India The Indian Barnstar is given to Wikipedians who work tirelessly and making outstanding contributions to WikiProject India.
The Iranian National Merit Barnstar {{subst:The Iranian National Merit Barnstar|message ~~~~}} Category:Iran The Iranian National Merit Barnstar is given to Wikipedians recognized for their tireless efforts to improve and to further develop Iran-related articles. Developed by Ardeshire Babakan in July 2008.
The Ireland Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:The Ireland Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Ireland The Irish Barnstar of National Merit is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to Ireland and Irish related articles.
Israeli Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:Israeli Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Israel The Israeli Barnstar of National Merit is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to Israel- and Judaism-related articles.
The WikiProject Italy Award {{subst:WikiProject Italy Award|message ~~~~}} Category:Italy The WikiProject Italy Award may be awarded to Wikipedians who exhibit exceptional effort and dedication to articles related to WikiProject Italy. The award was created by noclador on 5 July 2007.
The Mexican Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:Mexican Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Mexico The Mexican Barnstar of National Merit may be awarded to Wikipedians who exhibit exceptional effort and dedication to articles related to Mexico. The award was created by Alex Covarrubias on 19 July 2010.
The Moroccan Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:Moroccan Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Morocco The Moroccan Barnstar of National Merit may be awarded to Wikipedians who exhibit exceptional effort and dedication to articles related to WikiProject Morocco. The award was created by FormerIP on 28 November 2011.
The Nauruan Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:The Nauruan Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Nauru The Nauruan Barnstar of National Merit may be awarded to Wikipedians who exhibit exceptional effort and dedication to articles related to WikiProject Nauru.
New Zealand Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:The New Zealand Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:New Zealand The New Zealand Barnstar of National Merit is awarded to users who have made significant contributions to New Zealand-related articles, particularly participants of the New Zealand WikiProject. It was created by Taifarious1.
The Pakistan Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:The Pakistan Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Pakistan The The Pakistan Barnstar of National Merit is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to Pakistan-related articles, and to any editor who contributes significantly to expand or improve Wikipedia's coverage of Pakistan.
The WikiProject Peru Barnstar {{subst:WikiProject Peru Award|message ~~~~}} Category:Peru The WikiProject Peru Award may be awarded to Wikipedians who exhibit exceptional effort and dedication to articles related to WikiProject Peru. The award was created by EVula on 28 May 2007.
The Philippine Barnstar {{subst:The Philippine Barnstar|message ~~~~}} Category:Philippines The Philippine Barnstar is the award given to Wikipedians recognized for their tireless efforts to improve and to further develop Philippines-related articles under the scope of the Wikipedia:Tambayan Philippines, formerly WP:PINOY. It was developed by TheCoffee on 9 September 2005.
Polish Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:The Polish Barnstar of National Merit 2|message ~~~~}} Category:Poland The Polish Barnstar of National Merit is for articles about Poland.
The Puerto Rico National Merit Medal [[File:Puerto Rico National Merit.JPG|80px|The Puerto Rico National Merit Medal]] Category:Puerto Rico The Puerto Rico National Merit Medal is to be awarded to dedicated users whose contributions and dedication to articles regarding Puerto Rico are above and beyond from what is normally expected. Generally, the recipient should have at least one featured article about Puerto Rico or has created a significant amount of Puerto Rico related articles. It was introduced by Tony the Marine.
The Romania Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:Romania Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Romania The Romania Barnstar of National Merit is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to Romania and Latinity-related articles. The award was created by Gaston200 on 26 October 2008.
The South African Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:South African Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:South Africa The South African Barnstar of National Merit is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to South African-related articles. The award was created by NJR_ZA on 7 November 2010.
Sri Lankan Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:The Sri Lankan Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Sri Lanka The Sri Lankan Barnstar of National Merit is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to Sri Lanka-related articles. It is not limited to members of Wikipedia:WikiProject Sri Lanka. It was introduced by Chanakal.
The Swiss Barnstar of National Merit [[File:BoNM - Switzerland.png|80px|The Swiss Barnstar of National Merit]] Category:Switzerland The Swiss Barnstar of National Merit is for articles related to Switzerland.
The Turkish Barnstar of National Merit [[File:BoNM - Turkey.png|80px|The Turkish Barnstar of National Merit]] Category:Turkey The Turkish Barnstar of National Merit is for articles relating to Turkey.
The Uganda Barnstar {{subst:The Uganda Barnstar|message ~~~~}} Category:Uganda The Uganda Barnstar is to be awarded to a user who has made outstanding contributions to WikiProject Uganda. This award was introduced by John Carter.
Ukraine Barnstar {{subst:Ukraine Barnstar|message ~~~~}} Category:Ukraine The Ukraine Barnstar is to be awarded to a user who has made outstanding contributions to WikiProject Ukraine. This award was introduced by Chaza93 on 8 August 2007.
United Kingdom Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:UK Barnstar|message ~~~~}} Category:United Kingdom The United Kingdom Barnstar of National Merit is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to United Kingdom-related articles, perhaps those participants of the UK geography. It was introduced by Jza84 using an image uploaded by Sam 1123.
Subnational places, including provinces and cities
The Devon Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:Devon Barnstar|message ~~~~}} Category:Devon The Devon Barnstar of Merit may be awarded to Wikipedians who exhibit exceptional effort and dedication to articles related to WikiProject Devon.
Historical places
The WikiProjectAssyria Barnstar {{subst:Wikiproject Assyria Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Assyria The WikiProject Assyria Barnstar is to be awarded to a user who has demonstrated great effort and dedication at WikiProject Assyria. This award was created by SchnitzelMannGreek and was designated as the official award of WikiProject Assyria on 4 August 2009.
The Yugoslavia Order of Merit {{subst:Yugoslavia Order of Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Yugoslavia The Yugoslavia Order of Merit may be awarded to Wikipedians who exhibit exceptional effort and dedication to articles related to WikiProject Yugoslavia, formerly WikiProject Former Yugoslavia. The award was created by Gaston200 on 8 October 2008.

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