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Welcome to WikiProject Requested articles, a WikiProject for Wikipedia:Requested articles. If you have any questions, please contact the current co-coordinator, Matty.007 (talk · contribs).


WikiProject Requested articles was started in January 2013 after a Requests for Comment, which sought to determine a course of action for the tens of thousands of redlinked suggestions at requested articles, many of which go back a number of years. While some editors felt that the whole process was unsalvegable, others expressed interest in a dedicated project to target the backlog. Requested articles is one of Wikipedia's oldest processes (dating back to 2001) and offers individuals the ability to suggest articles which should be created but that they do not wish to write themselves. Suggestions cover a huge diversity of topics and are split into a series of lists on multiple pages.

The project is currently in the initial planning stages, but which will ultimately conclude in a revision to the Requested Articles process, including provision of sources.


  • Encourage more Wikipedians to help with Requested articles
  • Improve the Requested articles system
  • Support Drives to create articles in the requested articles page, which will clear the requested articles backlog
  • Support Red Link Blitzes, attempts to clear requested articles of articles which have been created
  • Complete the project tasks

What you can do[edit]

WikiProject Requested articles has something for everyone! You don't have to be a fantastic writer or content contributor to help create requested articles but you do need to know Wikipedia's core policies, particularly WP:Notability, WP:Verifiability.


Page sizes from Wikipedia:Requested articles
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/Afghanistan 3,313
/Albania 10,478
WP:RA/AA /Applied arts and sciences 127,645
/Applied arts and sciences/Computer science, computing, and Internet 158,394
/Applied arts and sciences/Engineering 35,738
/Applied arts and sciences/Law 56,502
WP:RA/MED /Applied arts and sciences/Medicine 53,737
/Applied arts and sciences/Pharmacology 72,140
/Applied arts and sciences/Transport 85,913
WP:RA/AE /Arts and entertainment 97,006
/Arts and entertainment/Fashion 48,410
/Arts and entertainment/Film, radio and television 240,958
/Arts and entertainment/Internet and tech culture 100,677
/Arts and entertainment/Literature 191,023
/Arts and entertainment/Literature/Books 39,418
/Arts and entertainment/Performing arts 81,349
/Arts and entertainment/Print media 78,728
/Arts and entertainment/Speculative fiction 16,025
/Arts and entertainment/Unclassified 24,283
/Arts and entertainment/Visual arts 150,550
/Biographies/Anthropologists 22,266
/Biographies/Jewish figures 14,034
/Biographies/Political figures 47,945
/Biography/Biologists 13,462
/Biography/By nationality 124,733
/Biography/By profession 392,931
/Biography/People in medicine 37,069
/Business and economics 95,381
WP:RA/CO /Business and economics/Companies 255,453
/Business and economics/Cooperatives 0
/Business and economics/Organizations 112,271
/Business and economics/People in business 86,550
WP:RA/D /Deaths 7,721
WP:RA/I /Images 11,979
WP:RA/J /Japan 30,283
/Japan/Anime and Manga 82,158
/Japan/Anime and Manga/Refused Requests Archive 28,497
/Japan/Government 8,982
/Japan/Seiyū 9,916
/Lists of basic topics 1,641
WP:RA/M /Mathematics 103,552
/Mathematics/Logic 3,716
/music 118,060
/music/Albums 23,758
/music/Classical composers 71,144
/music/Hip hop 56
/music/Instruments 16,140
/music/Jazz 17,453
/music/Performers, bands and songwriters 81,568
/music/Performers, bands and songwriters/A–H 0
/music/Performers, bands and songwriters/I–O 187,776
/music/Songs 45,797
WP:RA/NS /Natural sciences 30,125
/Natural sciences/Biology 65,981
/Natural sciences/Chemistry 27,477
/Natural sciences/Environment and geology 30,653
/Natural sciences/Physics 65,100
/Other 24,098
/Philosophy 85,233
/Philosophy/Journals 45,788
/Social sciences 50,504
/Social sciences/Defunct United States military academies 14,262
/Social sciences/History 46,570
/Social sciences/Geography, cities, regions and named places 6,357
/Social sciences/Linguistics 13,369
/Social sciences/Military and military history 26,324
/Social sciences/Politics and government 60,269
/Social sciences/Psychology 29,762
/Social sciences/Religion 59,677
/Sports 92,712
/Sports/Association football (soccer) 32,698
/Sports/Martial arts 33,707
/Sports/Motor sports 28,724
Index Page sizes from Wikipedia:Requested articles
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WP:RA / 10,268
WP:RA/B /Biography 574
/Business and economics/Businesses and organizations 618
/By country 315
/Social sciences/Geography, cities, regions and named places/Kosovo* 3,878

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