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WikiProject Kurdistan

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We are a WikiProject, a group of registered Wikipedians, who try to improve articles related to the Kurdish geographical area (Kurdistan) and the people's culture within this territory. The Portal:Kurdistan is a part of our Project. Please don't hesitate to join the project by just writing down your name in the participants and participating at your own pace. What is WikiProject? Wikipedia:WikiProjects, What is WikiProject best practices? Wikipedia:WikiProject best practices.

What is Kurdistan?[edit]

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Kurdistan (literally meaning "the land of Kurds"; Ancient: Corduene, old: Koordistan, Curdistan, Kurdia, also Kurdish: Kurdewarî) is the name of a geographic and cultural (but not political or administrative) region in the Middle East, inhabited predominantly by the Kurds. As a traditional ethnographic region, Kurdistan is generally held to include the contiguous regions in northern and northeastern Mesopotamia with large Kurdish populations. From a political standpoint, Iraqi Kurdistan is the only region which has gained an official recognition as a federal entity. The region was known by various cognates of the word Kurd during the ancient history of the Mesopotamia. The ancient Sumerians referred to it as Kur-a, Gutium, or Land of Karda, the Elamites as Kurdasu, the Akkadians as Kurtei, the Assyrians as Kurti, the Babylonians as Qardu, the Greeks as Carduchoi and the Romans as Corduene. more..

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WikiProject Kurdistan
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Nuvola apps kpdf.png Goals[edit]

  • Improve the coverage of Kurdish parishes to more than just one line by added photos and infoboxes where appropriate
  • To better organise and link together Kurdistan related articles throughout Wikipedia (festivals, customs etc.)
  • Increase the detail of articles about Kurdish including illustrations and photos where appropriate
  • Set a common style and categorize for Kurdish related articles
  • Get the main Kurdistan article up to GA status at least
  • Ensure that sub articles like History of Kurdistan are to a high standard.

Divisions Scope[edit]

The project generally considers any article related to Kurdistan, namely its history. (ss history we regard the study and interpretation of the record of humans, families, and societies as preserved primarily through written sources; in other words: culture, languages, all seen in their broadest senses.

Assessment of articles[edit]

Below is a bot generated table of the assessment process of Kurdistan articles. See also Wikipedia:WikiProject Kurdistan/Assessment. The stats are generated automatically every 24 hours or so, but they can be updated manually by entering Kurdistan (and replacing Foobar) into the Category box here.

Open tasks[edit]

edit·history·watch·refresh Stock post message.svg To-do list for Wikipedia:WikiProject Kurdistan:

Here are some open tasks you can do:

  1. Tag articles dealing with Kurdish topics with the appropriate banner: {{WPKU}}.
  2. Assess articles as indicated on the Assessment page.
  3. Add every page within the scope of the project to Articles, by category.
  4. Check on recent changes to note improvements, other changes, or vandalism.
  5. Add a page about the Emirate of Hakkâri.

Article alerts[edit]

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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]