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WikiProject Korea
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General information
  • Founded
  • (2006-09-14) September 14, 2006 (age 7)
  • Articles under scope
  • 15,575 out of 4,593,996 articles.

Also see: Portal:Korea

Welcome to WikiProject Korea, a WikiProject dedicated to creating, improving and organizing all articles related to Korea. It is hoped that through this project, a co-ordinated effort will develop in raising the quality of all Korea-related articles.

Project structure[edit]


Daughter projects[edit]

Task forces[edit]

Scope and goals[edit]

The scope of this project extends to all articles related to Korea. There are currently 15575 articles under the scope of WikiProject Korea.

Our goal is to make Wikipedia an outstanding source of information for Korea-related topics. This includes:


Participation in WikiProject Korea is not limited to anyone; it is open to all editors who want to make positive contributions to Korea-related articles. If you would like to join the project, simply add your name to the list of participants.


Below are project members who are also Wikipedia admins (in A-Z order)


Below are project members who are also Wikipedia reviewers (in A-Z order)


Over 600 editors have Korea on their watchlist (verify).


  • Nominate: Nominate selected information for the portal-components on the talk page.

Working groups[edit]

Working groups are informal groups of WikiProject Korea members gathered for collaborative work on a particular field related to Korea. Feel free to participate in any of the working groups that interest you.


Project banner[edit]

The below template is the current project banner for WikiProject Korea. You can add it to discussion pages by typing "{{WikiProject Korea |class= |importance= }} ". You can also include article assessments and working group. Visit Template:WikiProject Korea for more information and examples.

WikiProject Korea  
WikiProject icon This page is within the scope of WikiProject Korea, a collaborative effort to build and improve articles related to Korea. All interested editors are invited to join the project and contribute to the discussion.
 ???  This page does not require a rating on the project's quality scale.


You can place the following userbox on your user page to show you are a member of WikiProject Korea. It will automatically add yourself to Category:WikiProject Korea participants.

Code What it shows Note
{{User WPKorea}}
WikiProject Korea (new).png
This user is a member of
WikiProject Korea.
A number of optional parameters can be used to customize the appearance of the userbox. See Template:User WPKorea/doc for full instructions.

Invitation message[edit]

You can invite prospective editors to join this project by typing {{subst:Welcome WPKorea|~~~~}} on their talk page. See Template:Welcome WPKorea for instructions on usage.


You can award people the following barnstars for work related to Korea:

Code What it shows Note
{{subst:Korea Barnstar}}
A Barnstar!
The Korean Barnstar

Use the format {{subst:Korea Barnstar|text}} to add text.
{{subst:The North Korea Barnstar of National Merit}}
BoNM - North Korea Hires.png The North Korea Barnstar of National Merit
Use the format {{subst:The North Korea Barnstar of National Merit|text}} to add text.
{{subst:The South Korea Barnstar of National Merit}}
BoNM - South Korea Hires.png The South Korea Barnstar of National Merit
Use the format {{subst:The South Korea Barnstar of National Merit|text}} to add text.

Article assessment[edit]

Any member of WikiProject Korea may assess Korea-related articles by following the guidelines here. If you aren't sure about an article, ask about it on the assessment talk page.

Unassessed articles[edit]

7% complete

Backlog: Unknown-importance Korea-related articles
Goal: 3,325 articles
Current: 6,418 articles
Initial: 6,650 articles


Stub articles[edit]

-2.5% complete

Backlog: Stub-Class Korea-related articles
Goal: 4,069 articles
Current: 8,986 articles
Initial: 8,865 articles


Recognized content[edit]

In order to make this page a bit shorter, the list of recognized content has been moved to its own page.

Directory Directory of WikiProjects


Council WikiProject Council


Guide Guide to WikiProjects