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AssessmentWikiProject Bulgaria/Assessment.

Some Wikipedians have formed a project to better organize information in articles related to Bulgaria. This page and its subpages contain their suggestions; it is hoped that this project will help to focus the efforts of other Wikipedians. If you would like to help, please inquire on the talk page and see the to-do list there.

For more information on WikiProjects, please see Wikipedia:WikiProjects and Wikipedia:WikiProject best practices.

Participants Participants[edit]

Active members[edit]

To join WikiProject Bulgaria, edit this section and insert the Wikitext #{{subst:me}} with your areas of interest into the following list of members in alphabetical order. Members should also place member identification on their user page.

  1. Agaba Perez (talk · contribs) 12:11:14, 12 April 2019 (UTC) 
  2. Audi1merc2 (talk · contribs)
  3. Avidius (talk · contribs)
  4. BG89 (talk · contribs)
  5. CaptainPiggles (talk · contribs)
  6. Dantheanimator (talk · contribs) Bulgarian history, (EU) politics, and environment
  7. DENAMAX (talk · contribs) Maxim Stoyalov
  8. Drjmarkov (talk · contribs)
  9. Edin Balgarin (talk · contribs)
  10. Evangeline.a (talk · contribs)
  11. Givern (talk · contribs)
  12. Gligan (talk · contribs)
  13. Jeromi Mikhael (talk · contribs) 12:16:33, 25 July 2018 (UTC) 
  14. Kndimov (talk · contribs)
  15. Kostja (talk · contribs)
  16. Ktsquare (talk · contribs)
  17. Laveol (talk · contribs)
  18. MrPanyGoff (talk · contribs)
  19. P.Marlow (talk · contribs)
  20. Preslav (talk · contribs)
  21. Quickfingers (talk · contribs)
  22. Skycycle (talk · contribs)
  23. StanProg (talk · contribs)
  24. Sue Douglasss (talk · contribs) BG folk music
  25. TodorBozhinov (talk · contribs)
  26. Tourbillon (talk · contribs)
  27. Wikimandia (talk · contribs)
  28. Κοματσουλάκης (talk · contribs)

Former members[edit]

Thank you for your help! Please move your username back to the active list when you can participate again.

  1. Adrianski (talk · contribs)
  2. AlexaHR (talk · contribs)
  3. Antonjj (talk · contribs)
  4. Baristarim (talk · contribs)
  5. blahblah5555 (talk · contribs)
  6. Cameltrader (talk · contribs)
  7. Djuneyt_tr (talk · contribs)
  8. Espetkov (talk · contribs) (R.I.P)
  9. GvmBG (talk · contribs)
  10. Jesswest (talk · contribs)
  11. Jingiby (talk · contribs)
  12. Kroum (talk · contribs)
  13. Lantonov (talk · contribs)
  14. Mbreht (talk · contribs)
  15. Peccafly (talk · contribs)
  16. Pensionero (talk · contribs)
  17. Railroadwiki (talk · contribs)
  18. Raskovnik (talk · contribs)
  19. Relativefrequency (talk · contribs)
  20. SchnitzelMannGreek (talk · contribs)
  21. SOMNIVM (talk · contribs)
  22. Soul assassin~enwiki (talk · contribs)
  23. Svilentcho (talk · contribs)
  24. The Z UKBG (talk · contribs)
  25. V3n0M93 (talk · contribs)
  26. Vanka5 (talk · contribs)
  27. Zakoni (talk · contribs) (Blocked)
  28. Zaparojdik (talk · contribs)

Member identification[edit]

Members of WikiProject Bulgaria should place one of the following lines of Wikitext on their user page to add it to Category:WikiProject Bulgaria members.

Wikitext userbox where used
[[Category:WikiProject Bulgaria members]] none linked pages
{{Template:User WikiProject Bulgaria}}
Coat of arms of Bulgaria.svgThis user is a member of
WikiProject Bulgaria.
linked pages
{{Template:User WP Bulgaria}}
Flag of Bulgaria.svgThis user is a member of
WikiProject Bulgaria.
linked pages
{{Template:User WP Bulgaria|invite}} linked pages

For other Bulgaria user templates, see Category:Bulgaria user templates.

Things to do[edit]

  • Create new articles and help translate articles from Bulgarian Wikipedia. You may like to write a highly-requested article (like a red link that you see everywhere), translate a well-written article from the Bulgarian Wikipedia or some other language you know, or just dedicate yourself to a field you feel confident in that obviously lacks coverage. If you know of an article which has substantial content on Bulgarian Wikipedia but little in English please add {{Expand Bulgarian}} at the top of an article or section. It should add the following:

Wikiportal Bulgaria[edit]

Project news and current events[edit]


Proposed deletions

Articles to be merged

Articles to be split

Current tasks[edit]

Use this section to suggest and initiate cooperative tasks. Please put new tasks at the top and sign.

Boyko Borissov[edit]

This article could need some improvement in content and style, especially the section "Domestic policy". Also, on the Talk-page it is suggested, that the name of the article should be "Borisov" and not "Borissov" as it currently is. --KaiKemmann (talk) 22:09, 16 March 2016 (UTC)

Relief map of Bulgaria?[edit]

Is there some compelling reason why we are using the blank (though it does show administrative boundaries) map of Bulgaria in our Location template, rather than this nice Relief Map of Bulgaria that the Bg page uses? Martha (talk) 17:48, 31 October 2013 (UTC)

Bulgaria on every language[edit]

While i've found that several articles can be read on many different languages, some others are not widely spread. I propose to translate the articles to those languages with the largest number of speakers. I could manage to translate and to add lacking information to articles in Spanish (besides the obvious English), i could also do it on Italian, but, while it is a popular language all around, i think it could be better to do it on a second stage of this project. I just need someone to help me with the basics of making a wikipage and i could have all the information translated to post it.

Komalantz 9 March 2009

Suggestions for "Did you know...?"[edit]

I came across the story of Solomon Passy's Trabant, which would be a real good item for the Did you know section on the main page. However, to qualify it needs to be an article that has been expanded by at least a 1000 words recently, which I am not able to do. Who can? Preslav 13:00, 7 July 2006 (UTC)

  • No one. It only qualifies if it gets expanded beyond 1000 characters, and it is already longer than that.

Another suggestion — this coin. --Cameltrader 12:53, 6 August 2006 (UTC)

Wanted images for existing articles[edit]

I think it would be nice to have a section on this page dedicated to articles lacking images. It's a cliche that a picture is worth a 1000 words, but I think people not familiar with Bulgaria who see our beautiful country would be really pleasantly surpirsed. Many articles lack images, if we start identifying them, maybe we would be able to find images hidden in the Commons or other language versions, or someone might take pictures of the subject matter faster than otherwise. Thanks, --Vanka5 07:51, 10 May 2006 (UTC)

High-quality images are indeed very necessary. A good way to tag articles that need a photograph is to put {{reqphotoin}} on the talk page. This adds the article to Category:Wikipedia requested photographs in Bulgaria which is quite underpopulated now, unfortunately :) Flag of Bulgaria.svg → Тодор Божинов / Todor Bozhinov 09:40, 10 May 2006 (UTC)
Thanks, Tosho! So we should really use {{Reqphotoin|Bulgaria}} then? Once we figure this out, the category will start filling up quickly. ;-) Thanks! --Vanka5 21:42, 14 May 2006 (UTC)
I figured it out, it works! Thanks again, Tosho! --Vanka5 04:50, 15 May 2006 (UTC)

Add Bulgaria to every "List of" article where it is missing[edit]

As a way of putting Bulgaria on the map, I suggest adding it to every list from where it is missing, but other European/Balkan/etc. countries are present. E.g. search Google for " "list of" Greece -Bulgaria -intitle:Greece -intitle:Greek" to find suitable pages. Philipstoev 12:41, 2 December 2006 (UTC)


We now have our very own Wikipedia:WikiProject Bulgaria/Assessment. Please join in rating every single Bulgaria-related articles according to the quality and importance scale — you can find instructions on the page above. Thanks! TodorBozhinov 19:17, 21 March 2007 (UTC)


Requested articles[edit]

Hallo there, Not sure this is the right place but anyway: I would like to ask for some help with regard to the Bulgarian dialects, for which there is practically nothing written until now. I have started with Serres-Nevrokop dialect and Blagoevgrad-Petrich dialect (or actually completely re-written the previous Macedonian articles) and established a template (see below). I would appreciate any contribution as this area lags severely behind. VMORO 01:28, 16 July 2008 (UTC)

New articles[edit]

This page lists recently created history articles within the scope of the project. Remember to nominate the best new articles at Template talk:Did you know so Wikipedia can highlight them on the main page.

The page is supported by the InceptionBot. All the results found by the bot are moved below in alphabetical order.

This list was generated from these rules. Questions and feedback are always welcome! The search is being run daily with the most recent ~14 days of results. Note: Some articles may not be relevant to this project.

Rules | Match log | Results page (for watching) | Last updated: 2020-01-24 19:22 (UTC)

Note: The list display can now be customized by each user. See List display personalization for details.


Project notices[edit]

{{WikiProject Bulgaria}}
Placed on article talk page
WikiProject Bulgaria (Rated Project-class)
WikiProject iconThis page is within the scope of WikiProject Bulgaria, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Bulgaria on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
 Project  This page does not require a rating on the project's quality scale.
{{User WikiProject Bulgaria}}
Userbox, placed on user page
Coat of arms of Bulgaria.svgThis user is a member of
WikiProject Bulgaria.
Invitation template
Flag of Bulgaria.svg Hi, I was thinking that maybe you would like to join the WikiProject Bulgaria. There you can also find and contact users who are trying to improve Bulgaria-related articles. If you would like to get involved, just visit the participants page and/or inquire at the project's talk page. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me.

Bulgaria-related stub templates[edit]

Other Bulgaria-related templates[edit]


In the spirit of kindness and recognition we strongly encourage the use of the following barnstars, awards and assorted goodies:

Image What to type Description Ribbon
Bulgaria Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:Bulgaria Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Bulgaria Barnstar of National Merit

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.

The Barnstar of National Merit {{subst: The Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} The Barnstar of National Merit

The Barnstar of National Merit may be awarded to an editor who contributes significantly to expand or improve Wikipedia's coverage of any given country.
It may also be awarded to those who create a particularly fine article on the subject of Geography.

BoNM rib.png
The Rosetta Barnstar {{subst:The Rosetta Barnstar|message ~~~~}} The Rosetta Barnstar

The Rosetta Barnstar may be given to any editor who exhibits outstanding translation efforts on Wikipedia. In the case of the Bulgaria-related Wikipedia notice board of course, translations to or from the Bulgarian language are most relevant.

Rosetta Ribbon.png

Wikipedia Ad[edit]

To raise the profile of the project, you can also add this Wikipedia Ad to your user profile:

To add it just copy the template {{wikipedia ads|ad=160}} to your profile. To find out more about Wikipedia Ads go to Template:Wikipedia ads

Featured and good content[edit]

An important goal of this project is to produce as much featured content that is directly related to Bulgaria as possible, with featured articles being a top priority.

Featured articles[edit]

Former featured articles[edit]

Featured lists[edit]

Former featured lists[edit]

A-Class articles[edit]

Good articles[edit]

Former good articles[edit]

Featured portals[edit]

Featured pictures[edit]

Former featured pictures[edit]

Did you know? articles[edit]

Main page featured articles[edit]

Main page featured lists[edit]

In the News articles[edit]

Picture of the day pictures[edit]



Material from the following publications and newswires often deals with the subject here. This material can be in either citation, abstract, or full-text format, depending on the source. If anyone wishes to receive material from these sources, please send me an e-mail indicating either the specific subject of interest, or the dates and names of the relevant sources, and I will e-mail in response the material I recover. John Carter (talk) 18:04, 13 February 2011 (UTC)

  • A&G Information Services (1999–2006)

See also[edit]


Main tool page:
  • Reflinks – Edits bare references – adds title/dates etc. to bare references
  • Checklinks – Edit and repair external links
  • Dab solver – Quickly resolve ambiguous links.
  • Peer reviewer – Provides hints and suggestion to improving articles.

External watchlist[edit]