Wikipedia:WikiProject Poland

WikiProject Poland / Poland-related Wikipedia notice board
This project is designed to gather Wikipedians interested in Poland-related content, tools designed to help them, and offer a centralized place for relevant announcements and discussions.
If that sounds useful or fun, please watchlist this page and add your name to the participants list below.

This project prefers the English language. Please see the talk page for the noticeboard and ongoing discussions.

This noticeboard is a member of the

Wikipedia:Eastern European Wikipedians' notice board

See the complete list of other regional notice boards

Our articlesEdit

We take care of the tens of thousands of articles, about 88,000 at last count - that's close to 2% of all articles on the English Wikipedia! Here is a breakdown by quality and importance:

You are welcome to add more articles we missed to our project, and assess them. See #Templates for how to add articles to that list, Wikipedia:WikiProject Poland/Assessment for information on assessment, and Wikipedia:WikiProject Poland/Reviews for current request for a B-class review.

High qualityEdit

This is a list of our Featured, Good, DYK and ITN content.


Featured articlesEdit

Featured listsEdit

Featured picturesEdit

Good articlesEdit

Did you know? articlesEdit

In the News articlesEdit

Most popularEdit

Most popular (number of visit) Poland-related articles are here.

Our PortalEdit

You can visit our Portal:Poland.


Naming conventionsEdit

For guidelines on article naming and style, see the Wikipedia:Manual of Style (Poland-related articles) page (shortcut WP:MOSPOL).

Image copyright guideEdit

If you want to upload a possibly public domain Polish image, see here for a guide on what is in public domain, and which license templates to use.

Articles in need of improvementEdit

Articles tagged with various issues are listed in a sortable list at here (the on-wiki listing is no longer actively maintained). As of December 2010, 12570 or 18.7% were marked for cleanup. As of September 2012 that grew to 14790 or 20.3 % of (the also growing) total.

A frequently updated list of unreferenced biographies of living persons is here. As of September 2011 we have eliminated the backlog there, and as of September 2012 the list usually has between 0 to 2 articles. Adding referencing to living person bios is one of Wikipedia's priorities.

Article newsEdit

You can watchlist this feed by watchlisting Wikipedia:WikiProject Poland/Article alerts.

Generic Poland-related

Did you know

Articles for deletion

Categories for discussion

Files for discussion

Featured list candidates

Featured topic candidates

Good article nominees

Requests for comments

Peer reviews

Requested moves

Articles to be merged

Articles to be split

Articles for creation

Polish military history

Did you know

Good article nominees

Requests for comments

Peer reviews

Articles to be merged


While deletions should also be available in the article news feed, you can also check and watchlist this dedicated page: Wikipedia:WikiProject Deletion sorting/Poland

New articles announcementsEdit

Newly created Poland-related articles are announced here (that page can be watchlisted) are listed here. Click here for archival entries


  • Template:WikiProject Poland (short: {{WPPOLAND}}, full syntax: {{WikiProject Poland|class=|importance=}}) is our assessment template. Please add it to talk pages of all Poland-related articles, it is a key template that enables the article to be included in our article news, popularity ranking, project watchlist deletion discussion notifications the nifty quality and importance tables we have at the top of this page and other tools.
  • Use {{lang}} for Polish words or phrases, thus: {{lang|pl|Gmina Świnice Warckie}} will produce Gmina Świnice Warckie
  • The {{IPAc-pl}} template can be used to produce representations of Polish pronunciation.
  • When marking sources in Polish language, use {{pl icon}} to produce (in Polish)
  • {{Polish}} will produce This article incorporates information from the Polish Wikipedia. However this template is now deprecated; see Template:Polish for more information.
  • There is also a Portal:Poland/Welcome message box that can be used to notify new users about this noticeboard and our related projects. Just slap {{subst:Portal:Poland/Welcome}}--~~~~ on their usertalkpage - it has its own heading.
  • use {{Wikiquotelang}} to link Polish language wikiquote pages (often found on Polish Wikipedia articles). The full syntax is {{wikiquotelang|pl|article name|article name}} (yes, it seems you need to use article's name twice), for example {{wikiquotelang|pl|Stanisław Koniecpolski|Stanisław Koniecpolski}}
  • use {{Wikisourcelang}} just like Wikiquotelang above but for linking to Polish Wikisource articles.
  • Various other, less used templates are listed at Category:Poland templates


Please note we have two functioning userboxes:

Herb Polski.svgThis user is a member of WikiProject Poland.
Substitute: {{User WikiProject Poland}}

Substitute: {{User WPMILHIST Polish military history task force}}

You may also want to check the following userboxes:

Flag of Poland.svgThis user comes from Poland.
Substitute: {{User Poland}}

Flag of Poland.svgThis user has
Polish ancestry.
Herb Polski.svg
Substitute: {{User Polish Ancestry}}

Flag of Poland.svg This user is interested in Poland

Substitute: {{User:Piotrus/PolandInterest}}

Herb Polski.svg
This user hails from the homeland of vodka.
Substitute: {{User:Samotny Wędrowiec/Userboxes/Polish vodka}}

You can also declare your knowledge of Polish language with the WP:BABEL templates, such as:

plPolski jest językiem ojczystym tego użytkownika.
Substitute: {{User pl}}

For non-native speakers of Polish, just use User pl-1 (beginner) to pl-5 (professional)


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
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 Polish Barnstar of National Merit, 1st Class {{subst:The Polish Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} The Polish Barnstar of National Merit, 1st Class

The Polish Barnstar of National Merit, 1st Class is a specific variant of the Barnstar of National Merit, which may be awarded to editors who contribututed significantly to expand or improve Wikipedia's coverage of Poland. The 1st Class award should be used for very significant contributions (for example, getting an article to FA level). In most cases, the 2nd Class (below) will be sufficient. As a rule of thumb, somebody should have already received a 2nd Class award before being eligible for the 1st Class.

BoNM - Poland rib (bronze star).png
The Polish Barnstar of National Merit, 2nd Class {{subst:The Polish Barnstar of National Merit 2|message ~~~~}} The Polish Barnstar of National Merit, 2nd Class

The Polish Barnstar of National Merit, 2nd Class is a specific variant of Barnstar of National Merit, which may be awarded to editors who contributed significantly to expand or improve Wikipedia's coverage of Poland. The 2nd Class can be given for various reasons, but if the contributor has done something really significant, and has already received this award, consider giving him or her a 1st Class award (above).

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 Poland-related Wikipedia notice board of course, translations to or from the Polish language are most relevant.

Rosetta Ribbon.png

See also pl:Wikipedia:Odznaczenia Wikipedii for other awards designed on Polish Wikipedia!

We also encourage the use of other awards for non-Poland specific contributions to Wikipedia!

Other toolsEdit

Historical (no longer actively maintained):

Participants listEdit

Active participantsEdit

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

  1. abcmaPoland - sport
  2. Abhijay
  3. Acne_m
  4. Adamstasz
  5. afalbrig
  6. Ajh1492
  7. Akramm
  8. Alden Jones
  9. Aleksengland
  10. Andrew J.Kurbiko
  11. Anonymous Dissident
  12. Appleseed
  13. Arbustum
  14. Arbustum
  15. ArkadiuszEurope
  16. ArtInterventions
  17. Audirs8
  18. Balcer
  19. Bartekfm
  20. Bartekos
  21. Biala Gwiazda
  22. Blowski
  23. Boston999
  24. Boyau
  25. Camdan
  26. Charles Ratajczak
  27. CityElefant
  28. CoroneldelNorte
  29. Craftyanthropologist
  30. Daaviiid
  31. Damian Wieczorek
  32. Danim
  33. DarioTW
  34. Darwinek
  36. DK4
  37. Easternknight
  38. Elonka
  39. Emax
  40. Estlandia
  41. Greg park avenue
  42. Halibutt
  43. Historiene
  44. IJA
  45. Indoles
  46. Ivankinsman
  47. Jakto
  48. JanderVK
  49. JanKokular
  51. Jniech
  52. John Mytton
  53. JRWalko
  54. Jubiline
  55. Kameal
  56. Kasjanek21
  57. Kaszubian
  58. KatLos
  59. Kcdlp
  60. Kiejstut9
  61. Kiwusek
  62. Kmicic
  63. Konradr
  64. Kotniski
  65. Kowalmistrz
  66. Kpalion
  67. Kpjas
  68. Krupski Oleg
  69. Krzyzowiec
  70. Lajsikonik
  71. Lantuszka
  72. Lockoom
  73. Logologist
  74. Lysy
  75. Maed
  76. Malik Shabazz
  77. Marcin Suwalczan
  78. Marek69
  79. Marekchelsea
  80. Mareklug
  81. Markvs88
  82. Masssly
  83. Mathiasrex
  84. Mayast
  85. Mike70n9
  86. Mikej007
  87. Misza13
  88. MJSplant
  89. MKpro
  90. Montessquieu
  91. Mrodowicz
  92. MyMoloboaccount
  93. Mynek
  94. N Oneemuss
  95. N Swd
  96. Nadamisad
  97. Nicnote
  98. Olaf222222244
  99. Oleola
  100. Olessi
  101. Oliszydlowski
  102. Oliwier1111
  103. OLLSZCZ
  105. Orczar
  106. Orestek
  107. P.pilecki
  108. Parslad
  109. Partisan1
  110. Patricknoddy
  111. Pawel bielsko
  112. Pernambuko
  113. Piast93
  114. pieandcheeseandcereal
  115. Pilecka
  116. Piotrus
  117. Poeticbent
  118. Przemub
  119. PS.
  120. Ptashytz
  121. Pundit
  122. Pustelnik
  123. Radomil
  124. Radzinski
  125. Rejedef
  126. Rjensen
  127. Rklisowski
  128. Robsuper
  129. roo72
  130. Runab
  131. Rzuwig
  132. Sarmata
  133. Severo
  134. Skoranka
  135. Sobiepan
  136. Soyalex
  137. Starzynka
  138. SylwiaS
  139. Syrenab
  140. T Magierowski
  141. Tanessi
  142. The Hitch22
  143. TheMitochondriaBoi - Insert joke here.
  144. Tom Szczepanik
  145. Tomeczek
  146. Trivelt
  147. Tymek
  148. Umedard
  149. UninventiveWithUsernames
  150. Vecrumba
  151. Visor
  152. Volunteer Marek
  153. Whiteman
  154. Witkacy
  155. Wnuk-pl
  156. Wroman
  157. Wronkiew
  158. Poland236
  159. Zadora13
  160. MozeTak (talk · contribs) 05:44:34, 4 November 2019 (UTC) 
  161. Bob not snob (talk · contribs) 15:16:24, 24 November 2019 (UTC) 

Former participantsEdit

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

  1. Belissarius - Deceased Wikipedian
  2. Buaidh (talk · contribs) 17:28:56, 8 May 2019 (UTC) - Not yet dead.

Participant identificationEdit

WikiProject Poland participants should place one of the following lines of Wikitext on their user page to add it to Category:WikiProject Poland participants.

Wikitext userbox where used
[[Category:WikiProject Poland participants]] none linked pages
{{Template:User WikiProject Poland}}
Herb Polski.svgThis user is a member of WikiProject Poland.
linked pages
{{Template:User WP Poland}} linked pages
{{Template:User WP Poland|invite}} linked pages

For other Poland user templates see Category:Poland user templates.

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