Template:Infobox government agency

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Infobox government agency
Agency overview
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An infobox template for use in articles on government agencies.

Syntax[change | edit source]

{{Infobox Government agency
|agency_name   =
|nativename    =
|nativename_a  =
|nativename_r  =
|logo          =
|logo_width    =
|logo_caption  =
|seal          =
|seal_width    =
|seal_caption  =
|formed        =
|preceding1    =
|preceding2    =
 (etc.)
|dissolved     =
|superseding   =
|jurisdiction  =
|headquarters  =
|latd=  |latm=  |lats=  |latNS=
|longd= |longm= |longs= |longEW=
|region_code   =
|employees     =
|budget        =
|minister1_name  =
|minister1_pfo   =
|minister2_name  =
|minister2_pfo   =
 (etc.)
|chief1_name     =
|chief1_position =
|chief2_name     =
|chief2_position =
 (etc.)
|parent_agency =
|child1_agency =
|child2_agency =
 (etc.)
|website       =
|footnotes     =
}}

Parameters[change | edit source]

Field Name Required Description Values
agency_name yes Name of the agency Text
logo no Logo for the agency filename
nativename no Agency name in a native language using Western characters (French, German, Spanish, etc.), such as Port Lotniczy im. Fryderyka Chopina. Can also be used for two different names in the same language. Text
nativename_a no (optional) Agency name in a native language with non-Western characters (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Arabic, etc.), such as 北京首都国际机场. Text
nativename_r no (optional) Use in conjunction with above for Romanized name of the agency, such as Běijīng Shǒudū Guójì Jīcháng. Text
logo_width no Image width for the agency logo Numbers
logo_caption no Caption for the agency logo Text
seal no Seal for the agency filename
seal_width no Image width for the agency seal Numbers
seal_caption no Caption for the agency seal Text
formed no Date of foundation of the agency Text e.g.; [[25 July]] [[2005]], or [[1876]]
preceding1 no Name of preceding agency. Can be repeated up to six times (preceding1 to preceding6).
Note: Title of box will automatically pluralise upon use of preceding2.
Text
dissolved no Date of dissolution of the agency Text e.g.; [[25 July]] [[2005]], or [[1876]]
superseding no Name of superseding agency Text
jurisdiction no Name of the jurisdiction in which the agency resides Text e.g.; [[Government of Western Australia]] or [[United States Government]]
headquarters no Location of the agency's headquarters. Text e.g.; [[Sydney, New South Wales]], [[Australia]]
latd no Headquarters coordinates; latitude in degrees. Numbers
latm no Headquarters coordinates; latitude in minutes. Numbers
lats no Headquarters coordinates; latitude in seconds. Numbers
latNS no Headquarters coordinates; specifies northern (N) or southern (S) latitude. Text e.g.; N
longd no Headquarters coordinates; longitude in degrees. Numbers
longm no Headquarters coordinates; longitude in minutes. Numbers
longs no Headquarters coordinates; longitude in seconds. Numbers
longEW no Headquarters coordinates; specifies eastern (E) or western (W) longitude. Text e.g.; E
region_code no Headquarters coordinates; sets the preferred map region of coverage, used in selecting appropriate map resources for the area. The region should be supplied as either a two character ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code, or an ISO 3166-2 region code. Text e.g.; US
employees no Number of employees of the agency Number
budget no Annual budget of the agency Text e.g.; $95 m [[USD]] (2006)
minister1_name no For westminster systems: Name of current minister responsible for the agency. Can be repeated up to four times (minister1_name to minister4_name).
Note: Title of box will automatically pluralise upon use of minister2_name.
Text
minister1_pfo no For westminster systems: Portfolio title of responsible minister. Can be repeated up to four times (minister1_pfo to minister4_pfo). Text
chief1_name no Name of current agency chief/director/executive director. Can be repeated up to four times (chief1_name to chief4_name).
Note: Title of box will automatically pluralise upon use of chief2_name.
Text
chief1_position no Position title of current agency chief/director/executive director. Can be repeated up to four times (chief1_position to chief4_position). Text
parent_agency no Parent agency of this agency Text
child1_agency no List of current child agencies reporting to this agency. Can be repeated up to six times (child1_agency to child6_agency).
Note: Title of box will automatically pluralise upon use of child2_agency.
Text
website no Web address for agency website Text
footnotes no Footnotes or references for included information Text

Examples[change | edit source]

United States Department of Agriculture
US-DeptOfAgriculture-Seal2.svg
Seal of the Department of Agriculture
USDA logo.svg
Logo of the USDA
Agency overview
Formed February 15, 1889
Jurisdiction Federal government of the United States
Headquarters 1301 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C.
38°53′12″N 77°01′47″W / 38.88667°N 77.02972°W / 38.88667; -77.02972
Employees 105,778 (June 2007)
Annual budget $94 billion USD (2006)
Agency executives Mike Johanns, Secretary of Agriculture
Charles F. Conner, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture
Child agency Click here
Website
www.usda.gov

For the United States Department of Agriculture:

{{Infobox Government agency
|agency_name   = United States Department of Agriculture
|logo          = USDA logo.svg
|logo_width    = 140 px
|logo_caption  = Logo of the USDA
|seal          = US-DeptOfAgriculture-Seal2.svg
|seal_width    = 140 px
|seal_caption  = Seal of the Department of Agriculture
|formed        = [[February 15]], [[1889]]
|preceding1    =
|dissolved     =
|superseding   =
|jurisdiction  = [[Federal government of the United States]]
|headquarters  = 1301 [[Independence Avenue (Washington D.C.)|Independence Avenue]], S.W., [[Washington, D.C.]]
|latd=38  |latm=53  |lats=12  |latNS=N
|longd=77 |longm=01 |longs=47 |longEW=W
|region_code   = US
|employees     = 105,778 (June 2007)
|budget        = $94 billion [[USD]] (2006)
|minister1_name  =
|minister1_pfo   =
|minister2_name  =
|minister2_pfo   =
|chief1_name     = [[Mike Johanns]]
|chief1_position = [[United States Secretary of Agriculture|Secretary of Agriculture]]
|chief2_name     = [[Charles F. Conner]]
|chief2_position = Deputy Secretary of Agriculture
|parent_agency =
|child1_agency = [[Template:USDA agencies|Click here]]
|website       = [http://www.usda.gov/ www.usda.gov]
|footnotes     =
}}
Federal Statistical Office of Germany
Statistisches Bundesamt Deutschland
Agency overview
Formed 3 July 1953
Jurisdiction Government of Germany
Headquarters Gustav-Stresemann-Ring 11, D-65189, Wiesbaden
50°4′18.7068″N 8°15′6.2676″E / 50.071863°N 8.251741°E / 50.071863; 8.251741
Employees 2780
Minister responsible Wolfgang Schauble, German Interior Minister
Agency executive Walter Radermacher, Bureau president
Parent agency Federal Ministry of the Interior
Website
www.destatis.de

For the Federal Statistical Office of Germany:

{{Infobox Government Agency
|agency_name   = Federal Statistical Office of Germany
|nativename    = Statistisches Bundesamt Deutschland
|logo          = <!--Non-free image removed: Destatis_logo.gif-->
|logo_caption  =
|seal          =
|seal_width    =
|seal_caption  =
|headquarters  = Gustav-Stresemann-Ring 11, D-65189, [[Wiesbaden]]
|latd=50 |latm=4   |lats=18.7068 |latNS=N
|longd=8 |longm=15 |longs=6.2676 |longEW=E
|region_code   = DE
|formed        = [[3 July]] [[1953]]
|preceding     =
|dissolved     =
|superseding   =
|jurisdiction  = [[Government of Germany]]
|employees     = 2780
|budget        =
|minister1_name  = [[Wolfgang Schauble]]
|minister1_pfo   = [[Federal Minister of the Interior (Germany)|German Interior Minister]]
|chief1_name     = Walter Radermacher
|chief1_position = Bureau president
|chief2_name     =
|chief2_position =
|parent_agency = [[Federal Ministry of the Interior (Germany)|Federal Ministry of the Interior]]
|child1_agency =
|child2_agency =
|website         = [http://www.destatis.de www.destatis.de]
|footnotes       =
}}