Wikimedia Bangladesh

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Wikimedia Bangladesh Foundation
উইকিমিডিয়া বাংলাদেশ ফাউন্ডেশন
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Bangladesh map on globe
AbbreviationWikimediaBD
Formation3 October 2011; 7 years ago (2011-10-03)
FounderWikimedia community
Founded atDhaka, Bangladesh
Typenon-profit organization
Registration no.S-11906
Legal statusActive
HeadquartersShelteck Niribili, 210/2 (1st Floor), New Elephant Road, Katabon
Location
  • Dhaka, Bangladesh
Area served
Bangladesh
MethodsBengali Wikipedia, Bengali Wiktionary, Bengali Wikiquote, Bengali Wikibooks, Bengali Wikisource
President
Ali Haidar Khan
Key people
AffiliationsWikimedia Foundation
Volunteers
50+ (as of April 2017)
MissionTo help people and organisations create and preserve open knowledge, and to help provide easy access for all.
Websitewikimedia.org.bd

Wikimedia Bangladesh Foundation (aka Wikimedia Bangladesh or WikimediaBD) is a registered charity established in Bangladesh who work to support volunteers on Wikimedia projects such as Wikipedia. It is a Wikimedia chapter[1] approved by the Wikimedia Foundation. It has a temporary office in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Projects and initiatives[change | change source]

Wikimedia Bangladesh projects[change | change source]

Bengali Wikipedia logo Name: Bengali Wikipedia
Description: online encyclopedia
Website: bn.wikipedia.org
Wiktionary logo Name: Bengali Wiktionary
Description: online dictionary and thesaurus
Website: bn.wiktionary.org
Wikisource logo Name: Bengali Wikisource
Description: digital library
Website: bn.wikisource.org
Wikibooks logo Name: Bengali Wikibooks
Description: collection of textbooks
Website: bn.wikibooks.org

Current native projects[change | change source]

Bengali language (bn) projects
Name Type Language Local name
Bengali Wikipedia Wikipedia Bengali উইকিপিডিয়া
Bengali Wiktionary Wiktionary Bengali উইকিঅভিধান
Bengali Wikisource Wikisource Bengali উইকিসংকলন
Bengali Wikibooks Wikibooks Bengali উইকিবই
Bishnupriya Manipuri (bpy) language projects
Name Type Language Local name
Bishnupriya Manipuri Wikipedia Wikipedia Bishnupriya Manipuri উইকিপিডিয়া

References[change | change source]

  1. Paroutis, Sotirios; Heracleous, Loizos; Angwin, Duncan (February 1, 2013). "Wikimedia chapters". Practicing Strategy: Text and Cases. SAGE. p. 243. ISBN 978-1849207508. Retrieved March 19, 2016.

Other websites[change | change source]