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Welcome to the assessment department of the WikiProject Turkey! This department focuses on assessing the quality of Wikipedia's articles related to Turkey. The article ratings are used within the project itself to aid in recognizing excellent contributions and identifying topics in need of further work.

The ratings are done in a distributed fashion through parameters in the {{WPTR}} project banner; this causes the articles to be placed in the appropriate sub-categories of Category:Turkey articles by quality and Category:Turkey articles by importance.

Frequently asked questions Edit

How can I get my article rated?
As a member of the WikiProject Turkey, you can do it yourself. If you're unsure, list it in the section for assessment requests below.
Who can assess articles?
Any member of the WikiProject Turkey is free to add—or change—the rating of an article.
Why didn't the reviewer leave any comments?
Unfortunately, due to the volume of articles that need to be assessed, we are unable to leave detailed comments in most cases. If you have particular questions, you might ask the person who assessed the article; they will usually be happy to provide you with their reasoning.
Where can I get more comments about my article?
Contact (to be determined) who will handle it or assign the issue to someone.
What if I don't agree with a rating?
Relist it as a request or contact (to be determined) who will handle it or assign the issue to someone.
Aren't the ratings subjective?
Yes, they are (see, in particular, the disclaimers on the importance scale), but it's the best system we've been able to devise; if you have a better idea, please don't hesitate to let us know!

If you have any other questions not listed here, please feel free to ask them on the discussion page for this department, or to contact (to be determined) directly.

Instructions Edit

Quality assessments Edit

An article's quality assessment is generated from the class parameter in the {{WPTR}} project banner on its talk page:


The following values may be used for the class parameter to describe the quality of the article (see Wikipedia:Content assessment for assessment criteria):

FA (for featured articles only; adds articles to Category:FA-Class Turkey articles)   FA
A (adds articles to Category:A-Class Turkey articles)   A
GA (for good articles only; adds articles to Category:GA-Class Turkey articles)   GA
B (adds articles to Category:B-Class Turkey articles) B
C (adds articles to Category:C-Class Turkey articles) C
Start (adds articles to Category:Start-Class Turkey articles) Start
Stub (adds articles to Category:Stub-Class Turkey articles) Stub
FL (for featured lists only; adds articles to Category:FL-Class Turkey articles)   FL
List (adds articles to Category:List-Class Turkey articles) List

For non-standard grades and non-mainspace content, the following values may be used for the class parameter:

Category (for categories; adds pages to Category:Category-Class Turkey articles) Category
Disambig (for disambiguation pages; adds pages to Category:Disambig-Class Turkey articles) Disambig
Draft (for drafts; adds pages to Category:Draft-Class Turkey articles) Draft
File (for files and timed text; adds pages to Category:File-Class Turkey articles) File
Portal (for portal pages; adds pages to Category:Portal-Class Turkey articles) Portal
Project (for project pages; adds pages to Category:Project-Class Turkey articles) Project
Redirect (for redirect pages; adds pages to Category:Redirect-Class Turkey articles) Redirect
Template (for templates and modules; adds pages to Category:Template-Class Turkey articles) Template
NA (for any other pages where assessment is unnecessary; adds pages to Category:NA-Class Turkey articles) NA
??? (articles for which a valid class has not yet been provided are listed in Category:Unassessed Turkey articles) ???

Importance assessments Edit

The following values may be used for the importance parameter:


The parameter is not used if an article's class is set to NA, and may be omitted in those cases. The importance should be assigned according to the importance scale below.

Quality scale Edit

For the quality scale please use the Category:Turkey articles by quality page.

Importance scale Edit

For the Importance scale use the Category:Turkey articles by importance

The criteria used for rating article importance are not meant to be an absolute or canonical view of how significant the topic is. Rather, they attempt to gauge the probability of the average reader of Wikipedia needing to look up the topic (and thus the immediate need to have a suitably well-written article on it). Thus, subjects with greater popular notability may be rated higher than topics which are arguably more "important" but which are of interest primarily to students of military history. Importance does not equate to quality; a featured article could rate 'mid' on importance.

Note that general notability need not be from the perspective of editor demographics; generally notable topics should be rated similarly regardless of the country or region in which they hold said notability. Thus, topics which may seem obscure to a Western audience—but which are of high notability in other places—should still be highly rated.

  • The importance scale for the towns, provinces are determined by: High Importance: Capital and population higher than a million.
  • The importance scale for the biographies are determined by:
  • The importance scale for the current events are determined by:

Requesting an assessment Edit

It is vital that people not take these assessments personally. It is understood that we all have different priorities and different opinions about what makes a perfect article. It is proposed that coordinator who performs a complete assessment on each page on that list every three months. If you contribute a lot of content to an article you may request an independent assessment.

For new articles please add this template

Placed on the articles talk page Generates
 Turkey NA‑class
 This article is within the scope of WikiProject Turkey, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Turkey and related topics 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.
NAThis article has been rated as NA-class on Wikipedia's content assessment scale.

If you have made significant changes to an article and would like an outside opinion on a new rating for it, please feel free to list it below. If you are interested in more extensive comments on an article, please use the peer review department instead. If you are adding articles below, please consider rating another article and remove it from the list after rating.

  1. Add articles here! Newest requests on TOP
  2. Abdurrahman Gazi - new article about an early Ottoman warrior affiliated with Ertuğrul, Osman I and Orhan. IronManCap (talk) 13:39, 27 March 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  3. Space Soldiers (esports) New article about a Turkish Esport team. ~Styyx Hi! ^-^ 13:44, 28 July 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  4. Turkish invasion of Cyprus - This article has three different classifications by five different projects, attempting to gain some consesnsus on class. Thanks, SalopianJames (talk) 12:10, 19 July 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  5. Rumi calendar. Obiara (talk) 21:54, 14 June 2010 (UTC) Probably low unless you're working with Ottoman periodicals as I was recently...Reply[reply]
  6. Kültür, Konak - Much more detailed than C-class articles such as the 2010 Elazığ earthquake but was rated start class. I do believe it is at least C, maybe even B. (Central Data Bank (talk) 14:26, 22 December 2017 (UTC))Reply[reply]