Wikipedia:WikiProject Cities

Welcome to WikiProject Cities
Scope
  • WP:CITY
  • WP:CITIES

This WikiProject aims primarily to provide information and a consistent format for cities of the world. "Cities" include municipalities and other civil divisions, including cities, towns, villages, hamlets, townships, unincorporated communities, sections of municipalities, and neighborhoods. For specific details on U.S. municipalities, see U.S. municipality notes.

Goals
  1. Define departments.
  2. Visit the Capital City article of every Nation to rate it for priority and class with {{WPCities}}. (Note: This has largely been done for capital cities in North/South America, Europe, Africa, and part of the Mid-East. Still needs to be done for Asia & Oceania, and possibly the Caribbean. Dr. Cash 06:20, 27 August 2007 (UTC))Reply[reply]
  3. Then proceed toward most popular cities and regional centers, as well as capitals and important cities of sub-national administrative area.

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A list of members of WikiProject Cities, together with some of their interests, is at Wikipedia:WikiProject Cities/participants. To join the group simply add yourself to the list, in alphabetical order.

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The parent of this project is WikiProject Countries.

Climate

For proposed infoboxes/city climate graphs, see: WikiProject Climate

Descendant projects

Descendant WikiProject Cities include:

African cities
Lagos
Asian cities and city-states (non-Indian)
Dubai, Hong Kong, Macau, Shenzhen, Singapore
Australian cities
Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney
Canadian cities
Montreal, Ottawa, St. John's*, Toronto, Vancouver
European cities and regions
Bedfordshire, Belfast, Belgrade, Brighton, Bristol, Cardiff, Cheshire, Cornwall, Devon, Frankfurt, Greater Manchester, Hertfordshire, Kent, London, Munich, North East England, Porto, Rome, Sheffield, Somerset, Surrey, Sussex (West and East), Vienna, West Midlands, Zagreb
Indian cities
Balasore, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cuttack, Delhi, Eluru, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mangalore, Mumbai, Patna, Visakhapatnam
Mexican cities
Tijuana
New Zealand cities
Auckland
US cities and regions
Appalachia, Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Cape Cod and the Islands, Capital District (Albany, NY and vicinity), Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbia (MO), Dallas-Fort Worth, Erie, Houston, Hudson Valley, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Kansas City, KYOVA Region (KY, OH, WV), Las Vegas, Lehigh Valley (PA, NJ), Los Angeles, Louisville, Lowell, Miami, Myrtle Beach, New Orleans, New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, San Francisco Bay Area, San Diego, Santa Barbara County (CA), Seattle, Shreveport, Southern California, Syracuse, Tampa Bay Area, Washington, D.C., Western New York State, Youngstown

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Resources

The following list of links might be useful to editors when editing or maintaining city articles. Please feel free to share any useful links that you think others might find useful.

  • International census resources – An index of census sites for different world geographies
    • Eurostat – Census & demographic data from the European commission
    • U.S. Census Bureau – Census & demographic data (the FactFinder is also useful here).
    • U.K. Office for National Statistics – Census & demographic data
  • The Green Papers: United States (of America) Federal, State, and Local Government – General information on US data; also includes more specific information on incorporated municipalities. You can get specific information on towns in a given state by going to http://www.thegreenpapers.com/slg/localities.phtml?state= (and putting the state's two-letter postal abbreviation at the end of the URL).
  • Sister Cities International, Inc. – Information on sister cities programs and relationships among cities.
  • Any postcard first published in the U.S. before 1978 without an explicit copyright notice is PD.
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