Wikipedia:WikiProject Lower Saxony

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This WikiProject was formed to foster better articles on the German state of Lower Saxony with a spirit of cooperation from members of this WikiProject. This page and its future subpages contain suggestions on formatting and layout of articles, which can be discussed at the project's talk page.

To participate, simply add your name to the members subpage.

Divisions Scope[edit]

This project covers the creation and editing of articles related to the State of Lower Saxony and the districts, its buroughs, geography, transportation, culture, history and so on. It aims to expand Wikipedia's resources on Lower Saxony in a fair and accurate manner.


Thanks for joining up! We're in the very early days at the minute. The current focus is: Portal:Lower Saxony

How can you help[edit]

  • Help conform Lower Saxony-related articles to Wikipedia Policy.
  • You can get free Lower Saxony-related images under GNU Free Documentation License. For some reason, this particular license has become a big deal as of late. Is there anyone from Lower Saxony? You can really help this project's photo gallery.
  • You can create and edit Lower Saxony-related articles.
  • You can do translations from German Wikipedia to English Wikipedia on Lower Saxony related articles.
  • You can help do assessments of Lower Saxony-related articles.
  • You can help expand articles currently in the Stub-class and Start-class.
  • You can help reference articles.
  • Since original research is against Wikipedia policy, you can research topics and help edit and reference articles.
  • You can help expand stubs to start-class articles and eventually to Featured article status.

Project divisions Project divisions[edit]

  • Article Improvement Drive(talk) - This is a drive in relation to existing Lower Saxony-related articles which WikiProject Lower Saxony members and other users can nominate, vote for and contribute to the improvement of an article.
  • Article Referencing Drive(talk) - This is a drive in relation to existing Lower Saxony-related articles which WikiProject Lower Saxony members and other users can nominate, vote for and contribute to the referencing of an article.
  • Categorization (talk) – Categorization of Lower Saxony-related articles
  • Boroughs (talk) – Lower Saxony boroughs
  • Physical geography (talk) – Region, parks, climate, physical features
  • Transportation (talk) – Roads, trails and rails in and around Lower Saxony.
  • Culture (talk) – Music, art, icons, mass communication
  • People (talk) –People Task Force includes residents of the current city of Lower Saxony, all its predecessors, and all those people who have resided in Lower Saxony who have shaped Germany or Lower Saxony.
  • Government (talk) – Task Force related to Governance, as well local politics in relation to Lower Saxony
  • History (talk) – History of Lower Saxony and its predecessors
  • Photo Requests (talk) – List of requested photos.
  • Photo Gallery (talk) – Location of current photos that have GNU Free Documentation License.
  • /Task Force - A list of Task Forces in WikiProject Lower Saxony.

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To do list[edit]

Category:Top-importance Lower Saxony articles[edit]

Featured content[edit]

DYK Did you know? (DYK)[edit]

FA Featured articles[edit]

Articles on Lower Saxony-related subjects, not necessarily improved to Featured Status by this WikiProject. These should also be listed at Portal:Germany/Selected articles and pictures for their possible use as Selected articles on the Germany portal.


Education Education[edit]

Geography Geography[edit]

History History[edit]

Landmarks Landmarks[edit]

Germans Notable people from Lower Saxony[edit]

FAC Peer review/Featured article candidates (FAC)[edit]

The following articles are in review as Featured article candidates:

The following articles are currently in the peer review process:

GA Good articles (GA)[edit]

The following articles have either been recognized as good articles or are currently under review for good article status:

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Economics and business Economics and business
Culture and society Culture and society

Engineering and technology Engineering and technology
Food and drink Food and drink
Geography Geography

History History
Language Language

Mathematics Mathematics

Music Music

Politics and government Politics and government

War and military War and military

Featured images[edit]

See Wikipedia:WikiProject Lower Saxony/Gallery.

Featured topics[edit]

Formerly recognized content[edit]

Related Portals[edit]

Every member should feel free to inform the managers of these portals if they have worked on an article which they believe would be of interest to the above portals.

Project Barnstar[edit]

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The existing barnstar for contributions to Germany is the German Barnstar of National Merit'

Resources Resources[edit]

Infoboxes Infoboxes[edit]

Stubs Stubs[edit]

Templates Templates[edit]

Translation and style guides[edit]

External links Websites[edit]

Credit where credit is due[edit]

And vielen Dank to Wikipedia:WikiProject Munich, who provided the basis for this page.