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Good articles are considered to be the best articles on MicroWiki as determined by MicroWiki's editors. Before being listed as a good article, articles must be nominated and voted upon for accuracy, neutrality, comprehensiveness, structure and style. This project is designed to help improve article quality on MicroWiki and reward good article editing and creation. At present, there are 83 good articles out of a total of 29,278 articles in MicroWiki. A small blue symbol (This symbol symbolizes good content on MicroWiki.) on the top right corner of an article's page indicates that the article is of good quality.


A good article is one that is:

  1. Well-written: its prose is engaging, coherent, clear and concise, and the spelling and grammar are correct. There should be a minimal number of red links.
  2. Comprehensive: it neglects no major facts or details, is of substantial length but does not go into unnecessary detail, remaining focused on the main topic.
  3. Accurate: it is well-researched and its claims are verifiable and not in dispute.
  4. Neutral: it represents viewpoints fairly and without bias.
  5. Illustrated: it should, where possible, be illustrated with appropriate images with succinct captions.
  6. Well-structured: it should have a concise introduction that summarises the topic and a system of hierarchical section headings with a substantial but not overwhelming table of contents.


Before nominating an article, nominators may wish to receive feedback by asking an administrator. Nominators must be sufficiently familiar with the subject matter to deal with objections during the GA process. Nominators who are not significant contributors to the article should consult the author and/or regular editors of the article prior to a nomination. Nominators are expected to respond positively to constructive criticism and to make an effort to address objections promptly.

If a nominator feels that an article satisfies all the criteria, the article can be nominated by any user on the nomination page making sure that they provide the title of the article, a link to it and the signature of the nominating user. A user should only nominate one article each month. The article will then be reviewed by the community and voted on over a period of seven days after being nominated, with nominators and authors of the article being encouraged to respond to constructive criticism and to address objections promptly. While the number of votes in support or opposition are the main thing taken into account, the arguments on each side will also be considered. A nomination with several blank "support" votes and only a few "oppose" votes may still be rejected if those "oppose" votes make very good arguments against it. Neither will a simply majority be considered; broad consensus needs to be reached, which will be decided at the discretion of the administrator who closes the vote.

Following the seven day period, an administrator will determine consensus of the community and it will either be approved or rejected. If an article is approved, the community deems that it satisfies the criteria, and it will officially be listed as a Good Article. If an article is rejected, the article does not satisfy the criteria and an explanation of why will usually be provided by the reviewing users. Rejected articles should only be nominated again after one month following the previous nomination, and only if improvements have been made to improve the article since.

In the last week of each month, all Good Articles approved that month or the previous month will be voted on by the community. The approved Good Article with the highest number of votes (with admin consensus providing a deciding vote in the case of a tie) will be Featured on the Main Page for at least the first fourteen days of the new month (the Featured Article for the remainder of the month will be a previously approved Good Article decided by consensus of the admins, to ensure articles are not only ever Featured once).


To use the good article template, add {{GA|revision=123456|date=3 December 2021}} to the top of the article. The correct revision and date are the ones that are most recent, just prior to the article being approved. For help on how to use the template correctly, contact an administrator.


2021 Georgienstinian presidential election

Nominator: Alexandre Olivier, Majority Leader of the National Congress of Georgienstine

This page was made in the past year as the Presidential Election was happening. With the election over, in my opinion, the page is detailed enough to be a Good Article. Thanks!

  • OPPOSE Not much has changed since it was last nominated 2 months ago. .Rush gif.gif. Logan >w<  • .Terry Tibbs talk to me . 21:16, 17 October 2021 (UTC)
  • SUPPORT I Personally see it as a well done article of good quality. MSTarget (talk)
  • SUPPORT Personally, I see one or two little things to change, as the size of images and their position in the text for example, but in general seems to me a good article. Karno-Ruthenian Government (talk)
  • OPPOSE Not necessarily a bad article by any means, but I can see quite a bit which should be fixed before it's GA-worthy. The article doesn't need to be broken down into so many small sub-sections (some of which are only a sentence or two long), and some parts about past events seem to be written in present tense. Also, do make sure that references at the end of a sentence go after the full stop.


Previous Nominator: Chandrachur Basu. Current Nominator: King Petrus I
  • SUPPORT It's a great article. Matt talk ☼ 01:40, 28 October 2021 (UTC)
  • SUPPORT Activly improved over the years, I like where it is now. MSTarget (talk)
  • SUPPORT this article is extremely informative and easy to read. I feel like I belong to Winterspell having read the article. (Ameristralia talk) 09:37, 17 November 2021 (UTC)
  • SUPPORT Informative, a good amount of images. Perhaps is a good idea to padronize the size of images, but is a nice article anyway. Karno-Ruthenian Government (talk)
  • SUPPORT Austenasia (talk) 12:11, 1 December 2021 (UTC)

North Atlantic Diplomatic Union

Nominator: .Rush gif.gif. Logan >w<  • .Terry Tibbs talk to me . 20:09, 28 October 2021 (UTC)


Nominator: Charles
  • SUPPORT Because of course guys we already know I'd vote on this. Great article. Anthony Ramirez 3rd (talk) 05:39, 5 November 2021 (UTC)
  • SUPPORT It is a good article and also a functioning state. It also fits the Standard for MWiki Good Articles. Mtonna257 Flagicon D.C.R. Melite.png 20:16, 13 November 2021 (UTC)
  • OPPOSE The stuck record is here to point out that almost none of the issues that I pointed out the last time this was nominated have been fixed. For more info on these, pleas check back to previous nominations. .Rush gif.gif. Logan >w<  • .Terry Tibbs talk to me . 16:24, 5 November 2021 (UTC)
  • REVISION The History section was revised for era "groups," of which there are two. There's no real stubs other than those era sections though as far as I'm aware or would count. Ela'r'oech Charles (talk) 19:08, 5 November 2021 (UTC)
  • SUPPORT This article has been meticulously reviewed and edited for years, and deserves GA status, for it has achieved what this site considers greatness. .User:Andrew I of Pontunia
  • SUPPORT Charles has clearly worked very hard on this page and it deserves GA. The sections are instresting to read and I can easily find information for Ela'r'oech there. One small issue with the page is that some sections are too long. User:TheMilesWiki
  • SUPPORT Charles and Bryce have spent countless nights restless, leaning over their computers to fix and edit this article. However there are various errors that I would deem minor. Fix those and it'll be a solid 10/10. Christoph Billung
  • OPPOSE Yes, this article still has the issues it had last time it was nominated. They really need to be fixed before it is acheives the title, no matter how minor they are. I apperciate the effort that has gone into making this article, but a mit more time to fix the minor issues will be worth it. Matt talk ☼ 22:43, 7 November 2021 (UTC)
  • SUPPORT Not bad --MSTarget (talk)
  • SUPPORT It looks quite good, though would suggest a bit more copy editing work on it, and a lot of stuff on the dispute I think could use some other terms rather than how it is phrased at the moment, though otherwise it is a quite long article. --𝙷𝙸𝙼 𝙲𝚑𝚛𝚒𝚜𝚝𝚒𝚗𝚊 𝙸 𝚘𝚏 𝙲𝚢𝚌𝚘𝚕𝚍𝚒𝚊 Flag of Cycoldia Real.svg (𝚝𝚊𝚕𝚔) 10:18, 19 November 2021 (UTC)
  • OPPOSE As above; hasn't fixed previous issues pointed out on previous nominations. At first glance date formatting isn't to standard in introduction.
    • REJECTED Please remember that a simple majority of votes isn't what we take into account when deciding these. "They worked hard" and "Not bad" aren't really of the same weight as "problems previously noted haven't been fixed". Even some of the supports are pointing out problems. Austenasia (talk) 12:11, 1 December 2021 (UTC)


Nominator: MSTarget (talk)

Revoke GA status from Federated Republics of A1

Nominator: Flag of Australis.svgDaniel HamiltonEnquiriesMy Work 23:42, 11 November 2021 (UTC)

This article has way too many short sections to be a Good Article these days. I recommend that GA status be revoked.

Penn Federal Republic

Nominator: User:Devinpurcell ([[User talk:Devinpurcell])

My second month requesting good article status for the Penn Federal Republic page. If you have any feedback or suggestions, please leave me a comment on my talkpage. Thank you! Devinpurcell (User talk:Devinpurcell) 13:22, 12 November 2021 (UTC)

    • REJECTED I'm not sure why nobody voted! Austenasia (talk) 12:11, 1 December 2021 (UTC)

David Brooke, Lord Mayor of The Sovereign Municipality of Ameristralia

Nominator: User:Ameristralia (User talk:Ameristralia) 14:27, 13 November 2021 (UTC)

I look forward to the feedback and constructive criticism from the community. Thank you for your consideration.

  • SUPPORT Really nice Devinpurcell (talk) 14:20, 14 November 2021 (UTC)
  • SUPPPORT Matt talk ☼ 00:49, 15 November 2021 (UTC)
  • SUPPORT There are a few things that could do with improving. Some sections need expanding, 'Mr Brooke' should ideally be changed to simply be 'Brooke' imo whilst more images are needed. However, this is nonetheless worthy of GA status. .Rush gif.gif. Logan >w<  • .Terry Tibbs talk to me . 15:32, 15 November 2021 (UTC)

/thank you User:Aenopia I had had that thought but was not sure if I wanted to. I have edited and the article does read better. Thanking you - David Brooke comment added by Ameristralia (talkcontribs)

Adammic national election, 2018

Nominator: ADAMVS PRIMVS IMPERATOR 19:30, 28 November 2021 (UTC)



Article Author Nominator Nominated Approved Votes[1] Approver
Federal Republic of St.Charlie Cajak Fishy 2010-09-16 2010-09-27
(Later stripped of GA status)
5/5/0 Fishy
Observergate SerCenKing Cajak 2010-09-16 2010-09-27 5/4/1 Fishy
Þeûdspråxa Swena Aldrich Lucas 2010-09-16 2010-09-27
(Later stripped of GA status)
5/5/0 Fishy
Students' Isocratic Oligarchy of Yabloko Aldrich Lucas Asam79 2010-09-16 2010-09-27
(Later deleted)
3/3/0 Fishy
Republic of Petorio Ramtak619 Fishy 2010-09-27 2010-10-05 6/4/2 Aldrich Lucas
Cheslovian Federation Kaznia2 Fishy 2010-10-13 2010-10-17
(Later stripped of GA status)
3/3/0 Aldrich Lucas
Technological Federation of Erephisia Billyneil Aldrich Lucas 2010-12-09 2010-12-15 0/0/0 Aldrich Lucas
Kingdom of Überstadt Überstadt Aldrich Lucas 2011-01-24 2011-01-30 5/5/0 Aldrich Lucas
Republic of Secundomia Parker I Parker I 2011-03-24 2011-04-01 4/3/1 Aldrich Lucas
Republic of Ultamiya AuburnAttack21 AuburnAttack21 2011-04-12 2011-04-19 3/2/1 Aldrich Lucas
MicroWiki Influence Survey Aldrich Lucas Aldrich Lucas 2011-04-12 2011-04-19 2/2/0 Aldrich Lucas
Federated Republics of A1 Fishy Aldrich Lucas 2011-04-14 2011-04-26 2/2/0 Aldrich Lucas
St.Charlie Armed Forces Cajak Fishy 2011-04-17 2011-04-26 2/2/0 Aldrich Lucas
Grand Duchy of Flandrensis Flandrensis Flandrensis 2011-04-28 2011-05-08 1/1/0 Aldrich Lucas
Nick Maggiore Cajak Cajak 2011-05-30 2011-06-06 13/13/0 Aldrich Lucas
Riley Small Rsmall Rsmall 2011-07-03 2011-07-11 5/4/1 Aldrich Lucas
Niels of Flandrensis Flandrensis Flandrensis 2011-07-14 2011-07-22 6/4/1 Aldrich Lucas
Declan I, II & V Austenasia Austenasia 2011-07-16 2011-07-23 8/8/0 Aldrich Lucas
Berinese Confederation Irojas Irojas 2011-07-17 2011-07-24 10/8/2 Aldrich Lucas
Prsänëan Credit James Wilary James Wilary 2011-08-09 2011-08-16 6/6/0 Aldrich Lucas
Heinrich Schneider SerCenKing Cajak 2011-08-29 2011-09-07 7/7/0 Cajak
Flag of Berin Mokke Mokke 2011-09-22 2011-09-29
(Later stripped of GA status)
5/5/0 Aldrich Lucas
Havnesgade-Amager Havnegade-Amager Havnegade-Amager 2012-04-02 2012-04-09 7/6/1 SiroccanGov
Union of Nemkhav Communists Vitcash Vitcash 2012-04-07 2012-04-14 3/3/0 Fishy
Juclandia Dozzer X Jeremy Oakes 2012-05-08 2012-06-27 4/3/1 Jeremy Oakes
Grand Unified Micronational Austenasia BraydenYates 2012-06-26 2013-01-01 8/7/0 James Wilary
Prsänëan language James Wilary James Wilary 2012-07-28 2013-01-01 7/4/0 James Wilary
Bowie QuentinWyvern Austenasia 2012-12-17 2013-01-01 3/3/0 James Wilary
Federal Commonwealth of Sirocco SiroccanGov James Wilary 2013-01-02 2013-01-10 6/4/2 James Wilary
National Centre of Computing (Sirocco) SiroccanGov James Wilary 2013-01-02 2013-01-10 5/4/1 James Wilary
Alexander Reinhardt Cajak James Wilary 2013-01-02 2013-01-10 5/4/1 James Wilary
Empire of Austenasia Austenasia James Wilary 2013-01-02 2013-01-10 6/6/0 James Wilary
Foreign relations of Indokistan Nabil nordamdie James Wilary 2013-02-02 2013-02-09
(Later stripped of GA status)
2/2/0 James Wilary
Yablokogate Numerous SiroccanGov 2013-02-02 2013-02-09
(Later stripped of GA status)
1/1/0 James Wilary
Inyo, Prsänëa James Wilary James Wilary 2013-02-03 2013-02-10 1/1/0 James Wilary
Organisation of Active Micronations Fishy James Wilary 2013-02-03 2013-02-10 1/1/0 James Wilary
Tiana Puggy Puggy 2013-08-04 2014-05-29 1/1/0 Austenasia
Ashukov Federation JosephKennedy JosephKennedy 2014-06-18 2014-06-23 1/1/0 JosephKennedy
Adam I of Überstadt Überstadt Überstadt 2014-07-12 2014-07-31 1/1/0 JosephKennedy
Democratic Republic of Leylandiistan Leylandiistan Leylandiistan 2015-01-07 2015-05-25 1/1/0 Austenasia
James Stewart FrancisvilleAdmin Sebastian Linden 2016-01-01 2016-02-24 3/3/0 Austenasia
Jonathan I, Emperor of Austenasia Austenasia Førvania 2016-02-09 2016-05-07 3/3/0 Luxor
Kermadecia DNSgov DNSgov 2016-05-30 2016-06-11
(Later stripped of GA status)
2/2/0 Austenasia
Reylan Imperial Triumvirate Taeglan I Nihilus Kit 2016-06-05 2016-07-24 2/2/0 Austenasia
Deva Victrix Austenasia Austenasia 2016-12-05 2016-12-15 2/2/0 Austenasia
Empire of Pavlov Deniz Deniz 2016-12-15 2017-01-07 6/6/0 Austenasia
Sabia and Verona Ricky Ricky 2016-12-21 2017-01-07 4/4/0 Austenasia
Abeldane Empire MilitarmiaGov Mahuset 2016-12-27 2017-01-07 6/6/0 Austenasia
Kingdom of Florenia Nathan Nathan 2017-01-29 2017-02-20 2/2/0 Austenasia
Democratic Union of British States Bob Christ Bob Christ 2017-05-26 2017-07-05 3/3/0 Austenasia
Empire of Adammia EmperorAdamI EmperorAdamI 2017-07-13 2017-08-01 5/5/0 Austenasia
Abeldane federal election, August 2017 Numerous Ricky 2017-08-31 2017-09-07 4/4/0 Twain
Essian Commonwealth Twain Twain 2017-09-07 2017-09-25 4/4/0 Überstadt
Democratic Duchy of Francisville FrancisvilleArchive FrancisvilleArchive 2018-06-05 2018-07-30 2/2/0 Austenasia
Royal coat of arms of Baustralia KingdomOfBaustralia KingdomOfBaustralia 2018-12-15 2019-01-16 2/2/0 Austenasia
New Florence AnthonyClark AnthonyClark 2018-01-10 2019-02-04
(Later stripped of GA status)
1/1/0 Austenasia
Tsardom of Phokland People's Republic of Phokland People's Republic of Phokland 2019-04-02 2019-04-27 3/3/0 Austenasia
Flag Model of Theodian history Swena Swena 2019-05-09 2019-06-18 3/3/0 Austenasia
Kingdom of Gradonia William GF Wilson William GF Wilson 2019-08-07 2019-08-20 3/3/0 Austenasia
Principality of New Eiffel Z. Luna Skye MissEDconexion 2019-09-20 2019-10-05 2/2/0 Austenasia
Esmond III, Emperor of Austenasia Austenasia Malinovia 2019-09-27 2019-10-17 2/2/0 Austenasia
New Eiffel Main Route 1 Z. Luna Skye Z. Luna Skye 2019-11-11 2019-11-20 6/5/1 Austenasia
Adam I, Emperor of Adammia EmperorAdamI NickRandouler 2019-11-12 2019-12-10 3/2/0 Austenasia
Kingdom of Kohlandia Catherine of Kohlandia Catherine of Kohlandia 2019-11-13 2019-12-11 2/2/0 Austenasia
Principality of Montescano Deniz Deniz 2019-12-10 2019-12-29 2/2/0 Austenasia
Fifth Aenderian Republic Jaydenfromcanada Jaydenfromcanada 2020-01-02 2020-01-23
(Later stripped of GA status)
9/6/3 Austenasia
Empire of Aenopia Aenopia Aenopia 2020-01-09 2020-02-03 4/3/1 MissEDconexion
Kingdom of Baustralia KingdomOfBaustralia KingdomOfBaustralia 2020-02-10 2020-02-19 4/4/0 Niko3818
New Llandudno Aenopia Aenopia 2020-02-09 2020-02-23 3/3/0 Austenasia
New Leeds Z. Luna Skye Z. Luna Skye 2020-07-23 2020-07-24 3/3/0 Austenasia
Federal Republic of Francisville FrancisvilleArchive FrancisvilleArchive 2020-07-11 2020-09-02 5/5/0 Austenasia
William I of Gradonia William GF Wilson William GF Wilson 2020-09-02 2020-10-01 8/7/1 Austenasia
Kingdom of Ikonia Niko3818 Niko3818 2020-09-02 2020-11-01 3/3/0 Austenasia
State of Vishwamitra Oritsu.me Oritsu.me 2020-11-01 2020-12-01 5/5/0 Ives Blackwood
2020 in the MicroWiki community Z Luna Skye Z Luna Skye 2020-12-14 2021-01-01 3/3/0 Austenasia
Zed Z Luna Skye AgentBro 2020-12-07 2021-02-01 2/2/0 Ives Blackwood
Flag of Australis Australis Australis 2021-02-01 2021-03-01 12/12/0 Austenasia
Kingdom of Burdette Isaiah Burdette Isaiah Burdette 2021-02-01 2021-04-01
(Later stripped of GA status)
10/10/0 Austenasia
Theodian language Swena Indradhanush 2021-04-21 2021-04-26 4/3/1 Austenasia
Kingdom of Ebenthal Grand Duke Arthur Grand Duke Arthur 2021-04-04 2021-05-03 10/10/0 Austenasia
Sough2020 Aenopia Aenopia 2021-05-30 2021-06-19 3/3/0 Austenasia
Logan Ross Aenopia Aenopia 2021-07-01 2021-07-25 3/3/0 Austenasia
Kingdom of Northwood-Oregon Strubber Strubber 2021-07-20 2021-07-25 2/2/0 Austenasia
Daniel Hamilton of Australis Australis Australis 2021-08-02 2021-08-24 3/3/0 Austenasia
Foreign affairs of Aenopia Aenopia Aenopia 2021-08-02 2021-08-24 4/4/0 Austenasia
Dhrubajyoti Roy of Vishwamitra Oritsu.me Oritsu.me 2021-08-08 2021-08-24 14/13/1 Austenasia
  1. Total/Support/Oppose

Good article authors and nominators

User Authored Nominated
No. Articles No. Articles
Aenopia 5 5
AgentBro 1
Aldrich Lucas 2 5
AnthonyClark 1 1
Asam79 1
AuburnAttack21 1 1
Austenasia 6 3
Australis 2 2
Billyneil 1
Bob Christ 1 1
BraydenYates 1
Cajak 4 3
Catherine of Kohlandia 1 1
Deniz 2 2
DNSgov 1 1
Dozzer X 1
EmperorAdamI 2 1
Fishy 2 4
Flandrensis 2 2
Førvania 1
FrancisvilleAdmin 3 2
Grand Duke Arthur 1 1
Havnegade-Amager 1 1
Indradhanush 1
Irojas 1 1
Isaiah Burdette 1 1
James Wilary 3 9
Jaydenfromcanada 1 1
Jeremy Oakes 1
JosephKennedy 1 1
Kaznia2 1
KingdomOfBaustralia 2 2
Kit 1
Leylandiistan 1 1
Mahuset 1
Malinovia 1
MilitarmiaGov 1
MissEDconexion 1 1
Mokke 1 1
Nabil nordamdie 1
Nathan 1 1
NickRandouler 1
Niko3818 1 1
Parker I 1 1
People's Republic of Phokland 1 1
Oritsu.me 2 2
Puggy 1 1
QuentinWyvern 1
Ricky 1 2
Rsmall 1 1
Ramtak619 1
SerCenKing 2
Sebastian Linden 1
SiroccanGov 2 1
Strubber 1 1
Swena 2 2
Taeglan I Nihilus 1
Twain 1 1
Überstadt 1 1
Vitcash 1 1
William GF Wilson 2 1
Z. Luna Skye 5 3

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