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Welcome! Croeso!

Monmouthpedia cupcake from chamber of commerce talk
The QRpedia code for MonmouthpediA

Monmouthpedia is the first Wikipedia project to cover a whole town i.e. the Welsh town of Monmouth (/ˈmɒnməθ/ MON-məth; Welsh: Trefynwy). The project aims to cover every single notable place, people, artefacts, flora, fauna and other things in Monmouth in as many languages as possible.

Monmouthpedia will use QRpedia codes, a type of bar code a smartphone can read.

We aim to have 1,000 QRpedia codes in Monmouth by April. If you think you can help, contact info@wikimedia.org.uk.

Participate

We are very keen for local people to be involved however they wish. Computer skills are not important, it’s the interest and the willingness to be involved. If you speak another language it would be a great place to learn new vocabulary.

By the end of April, we want the community in Monmouth to see something that they - and people around the world - helped build. We've created a competition, The Charles Rolls Multilingual Challenge to rewards contributors, they are unique prizes not available anywhere else.

To arrange a session to learn how to edit Wikipedia and uploading images contact john.cummings@monmouthpedia.org there is a scanner available for scanning photographs and documents

Wikipedia group editing days (learn how to edit with other people and swap ideas)

  • Sunday 26th February, 10 - 4pm Shire Hall, Monmouth
  • TBA

Achievements and News in Brief

We have had a lot of media coverage at the end of December 2011 and through to the new year and had over 18,000 page views in the last week of December.

Achievements

  • 100 [new articles
  • 130 improved articles
  • over 500 new images
  • 400,000 more page views per year of articles relating to Monmouth

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