Wikipedia:Barnstars/Barnstar of National Merit

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A Barnstar of National Merit may be awarded to an editor who contributes significantly by expanding or improving Wikipedia's coverage of any past or present continent or regional grouping, country, or subnational place such as a province or city.

For alternative images, see "Barnstar of National Merit 2.0".


Image What to type Category Description
General
The Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:The Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Geography The Barnstar of National Merit may be awarded to an editor who contributes significantly by expanding or improving Wikipedia's coverage of any particular country. This barnstar was proposed by Redux on 23 February 2005 and designed by Zscout370.
Continents and regional groupings
The Africa Award {{subst:The AfricaProject Award|message ~~~~}} Category:Africa The Africa Award may be awarded to those who have done exemplary work on Africa-related articles. This award was introduced by the Wikipedia:Africa-related regional notice board at the end of 2005.
The Barnstar of European Merit {{subst:The Barnstar of European Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:European Union
Category:Europe
The Barnstar of European Merit may be awarded to those who have contributed tirelessly with excellent edits in articles related to the European Union or Europe in general. It is not limited to members of WP:European Union or WP:Europe. It was introduced by Chaza93 on 30 May 2007 and redesigned on 31 May 2007 by Ssolbergj.
NATO barnstar {{subst:NATO barnstar|message ~~~~}} Category:NATO The NATO barnstar is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to NATO organizational and military history-related articles.
Countries
The Albanian Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:The Albanian Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Albania The Albanian Barnstar of National Merit is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to Albania-related articles, especially participants of the Albania WikiProject. It was introduced by Euriditi using an image uploaded by Cradel.
The Australian Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:The Australian Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Australia The Australian Barnstar of National Merit is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to Australia-related articles, especially participants of the Australia WikiProject. It was introduced by G1ggy using an image uploaded by Chris 73.
The Bangladesh Barnstar {{subst:Bangladesh Barnstar|message ~~~~}} Category:Bangladesh The Bangladesh Barnstar is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to Bangladesh-related articles, especially participants of the Bangladesh WikiProject. It was introduced by Rossi101 using an image uploaded by Rossi101.
The Maple Leaf Award {{subst:The Maple Leaf Award|type= |message ~~~~}} Category:Canada The Maple Leaf Award is for coverage of topics related to Canada, as well as for community work related to Canadian projects. It comes in Red (Red wiki-maple leaf.png), Silver (Silver wiki-maple leaf.png) and Gold (Golden-wiki-mapleleaf.png) flavours. This award was created/introduced by Qyd in November 2007.
The WikiProject Colombia Barnstar {{subst:WikiProject Colombia Award|message ~~~~}} Category:Colombia The WikiProject Colombia Award may be awarded to Wikipedians who show exceptional effort and dedication to articles related to WikiProject Colombia. The award was created by F3rn4nd0 on 24 September 2007.
The People's Republic of China National Merit Medal {{subst:People's Republic of China National Merit Medal|message ~~~~}} Category:China The People's Republic of China National Merit Medal may be awarded to Wikipedians who show exceptional effort and dedication to articles related to WikiProject China. The award was created by hongdx on October 16, 2010.
The WikiProject Denmark Barnstar {{subst:BoNM-Denmark|message ~~~~}} Category:Denmark The Danish Barnstar of National Merit is an award that you can give to users you think deserve it based on their contributions to reach the goals of this project
The Estonia Star {{subst:Estonia Star|message ~~~~}} Category:Estonia The Estonia Star may be awarded to an editor who makes outstanding contributions to Estonia-related articles on Wikipedia. It is an unofficial award of WikiProject Estonia.
Greek Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:Greek Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Greece The Greek Barnstar of National Merit is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to, and whose dedication to, articles regarding Greece and Cyprus are above and beyond from what is normally expected. It was introduced by 3meandEr.
Greek Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:Greek Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Greece The Greek Barnstar of National Merit is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to, and whose dedication to, articles regarding Greece and Cyprus are above and beyond from what is normally expected. It was introduced by 3meandEr.
Greek Barnstar of Virtue {{subst:Greek Barnstar|message ~~~~}} Category:Greece The Greek Barnstar of Virtue is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to Greece and Cyprus related articles. It was introduced by 3meandEr.
The WikiProject Iceland Barnstar {{subst:WikiProject Iceland Award|message ~~~~}} Category:Iceland The WikiProject Iceland Award may be awarded to Wikipedians who exhibit exceptional effort and dedication to articles related to WikiProject Iceland. The award was created by Max Naylor on 17 June 2007 on the Icelandic National Day.
India Barnstar.PNG {{subst:The India Star|message ~~~~}} Category:India The Indian Barnstar is given to Wikipedians who work tirelessly and making outstanding contributions to WikiProject India.
Israeli Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:Israeli Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Israel The Israeli Barnstar of National Merit is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to Israel- and Judaism-related articles.
The WikiProject Italy Award {{subst:WikiProject Italy Award|message ~~~~}} Category:Italy The WikiProject Italy Award may be awarded to Wikipedians who exhibit exceptional effort and dedication to articles related to WikiProject Italy. The award was created by noclador on 5 July 2007.
The Khalyk Kaharmany Barnstar
{{subst:The Khalyk Kaharmany Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Kazakhstan The Khalyk Kaharmany is awarded to Wikipedians who exhibit exceptional effort and dedication to improving and creating articles on the history, culture, and notable people of Kazakhstan. The award was created by PlanspotterA320 on 30 December 2017.
The Mexican Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:Mexican Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Mexico The Mexican Barnstar of National Merit may be awarded to Wikipedians who exhibit exceptional effort and dedication to articles related to Mexico. The award was created by Alex Covarrubias on 19 July 2010.
The Moroccan Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:Moroccan Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Morocco The Moroccan Barnstar of National Merit may be awarded to Wikipedians who exhibit exceptional effort and dedication to articles related to WikiProject Morocco. The award was created by FormerIP on 28 November 2011.
New Zealand Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:The New Zealand Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:New Zealand The New Zealand Barnstar of National Merit is awarded to users who have made significant contributions to New Zealand-related articles, particularly participants of the New Zealand WikiProject. It was created by Taifarious1.
Barnstar Pakistan.png {{subst:The Pakistan Star|message ~~~~}} Category:Pakistan The Pakistan Star is given to Wikipedians who work tirelessly and making outstanding contributions to WikiProject Pakistan.
The WikiProject Peru Barnstar {{subst:WikiProject Peru Award|message ~~~~}} Category:Peru The WikiProject Peru Award may be awarded to Wikipedians who exhibit exceptional effort and dedication to articles related to WikiProject Peru. The award was created by EVula on 28 May 2007.
The Philippine Barnstar {{subst:The Philippine Barnstar|message ~~~~}} Category:Philippines The Philippine Barnstar is the award given to Wikipedians recognized for their tireless efforts to improve and to further develop Philippines-related articles under the scope of the Wikipedia:Tambayan Philippines, formerly WP:PINOY. It was developed by TheCoffee on 9 September 2005.
Polish Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:The Polish Barnstar of National Merit 2|message ~~~~}} Category:Poland The Polish Barnstar of National Merit is for articles about Poland.
The Romania Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:Romania Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Romania The Romania Barnstar of National Merit is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to Romania and Latinity-related articles. The award was created by Gaston200 on 26 October 2008.
The South African Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:South African Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:South Africa The South African Barnstar of National Merit is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to South African-related articles. The award was created by NJR_ZA on 7 November 2010.
Sri Lankan Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:The Sri Lankan Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Sri Lanka The Sri Lankan Barnstar of National Merit is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to Sri Lanka-related articles. It is not limited to members of Wikipedia:WikiProject Sri Lanka. It was introduced by Chanakal.
Ukraine Barnstar {{subst:Ukraine Barnstar|message ~~~~}} Category:Ukraine The Ukraine Barnstar is to be awarded to a user who has made outstanding contributions to WikiProject Ukraine. This award was introduced by Chaza93 on 8 August 2007.
Oʻzbekiston Qahramoni {{subst:The Oʻzbekiston qahramoni Barnstar|message ~~~~}} Category:Uzbekistan The Oʻzbekiston Qahramoni is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions creating and adding to articles on the history, culture, infustructure, and notable people of Uzbekistan. It was introduced by PlanespotterA320.
Subnational places, including provinces and cities
The Devon Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:Devon Barnstar|message ~~~~}} Category:Devon The Devon Barnstar of Merit may be awarded to Wikipedians who exhibit exceptional effort and dedication to articles related to WikiProject Devon.
The Puerto Rico National Merit Medal {{subst:Puerto Rico National Merit Medal|message ~~~~}} Category:Puerto Rico The Puerto Rico National Merit Medal is to be awarded to dedicated users whose contributions and dedication to articles regarding Puerto Rico are above and beyond from what is normally expected. Generally, the recipient should have at least one featured article about Puerto Rico or has created a significant amount of Puerto Rico related articles. It was introduced by Tony the Marine.
The Minnesota Barnstar {{subst:The Minnesota barnstar|message ~~~~}} Category:Minnesota The Minnesota Barnstar is awarded to users who have made extraordinary contributions to Minnesota-related articles. It was introduced by Paul2520.
Historical places
The WikiProjectAssyria Barnstar {{subst:Wikiproject Assyria Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Assyria The WikiProject Assyria Barnstar is to be awarded to a user who has demonstrated great effort and dedication at WikiProject Assyria. This award was created by SchnitzelMannGreek and was designated as the official award of WikiProject Assyria on 4 August 2009.
The Yugoslavia Order of Merit {{subst:Yugoslavia Order of Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Yugoslavia The Yugoslavia Order of Merit may be awarded to Wikipedians who exhibit exceptional effort and dedication to articles related to WikiProject Yugoslavia, formerly WikiProject Former Yugoslavia. The award was created by Gaston200 on 8 October 2008.
The Soviet Union Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:Soviet Union Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Category:Soviet Union The Soviet Union Barnstar of National Merit may be awarded to Wikipedians who exhibit exceptional effort and dedication to articles related to WikiProject Soviet Union, especially those who go above and beyond to write about subjects that underwent undue political censorship (ie, industrial disasters, biographies of dissidents, etc).

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