Wikipedia: Pod lípou

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October 25, 2021

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Geographical name of the Czech Republic

I would like to ask about the community consensus on the unification of country names in the articles. Many articles use the political name Czech Republic in situations where the short, geographical name is used in the case of other countries (even side by side, ie the list is written, for example: Czech Republic, France, Germany, Slovakia,… ). Given that the article about the country is called "Czech Republic", this matter seemed trivial to me to provoke a discussion about it. Since I was approached by @Kacir, I decided to start a discussion here. I am also adding a link to the brochure "What is the name of our country" PhDr. Libuše Čižmárová, CSc., Which discusses this issue. (It is short, it has only 28 small format pages.) --Martin Tauchman (discussion) 13. 6. 2021, 11:00 (CEST) In accordance with the predominant territory, for example in the news media, there is nothing wrong with using the name Czech Republic. Even in those sources, it is commonly used where it is written about Germany or Slovakia. Let us not play the papal than the pope. --Bazi (Talk) 13. 6. 2021, 11:15 (CEST) As far as the media is concerned, the transition to the Czech Republic is already beginning there. See [1], [2], [3] or [4]. Next, it is necessary to look at the context of use. Political names (long) are used in diplomacy, politics, etc. Eg. Embassy of the Russian Federation or Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany. But we are not thinking about talking about the fauna of the Russian Federation or about the fact that the Tatar Sajga lives in the Russian Federation and the Republic of Uzbekistan. We simply write that he lives in Russia and Uzbekistan. In this situation, it is more appropriate to use a geographical name (short), which is suitable for common use. --Martin Tauchman (Talk) 13/06/2021, 11:39 (CEST) I'm sorry, but the fact that you will find a few articles where the Czech Republic occurs says nothing .... The effort to force the Czech Republic everywhere is reminiscent of the effort to force us to write ethanol everywhere, even though ethanol is a common form. I recommend the third point of the rule. If you think that in purely geographical articles it is necessary to follow the approach that (perhaps some) geographers and (perhaps some) geographers take, it is a matter of discretion. But if the Czech Republic is quite commonly used as a synonym of the Czech Republic or simply in such specialized sources in such professionally specialized sources, it is nonsense on Wikipedia to force something else. And your impression is really indifferent that when we write Russia, we also have to write Czech. I don't see a problem with that. And in practice, this is simply not the case. Dot. --Bazi (Talk) 13. 6. 2021, 11:55 (CEST) Just from the essence of the matter, the political name is for (high) political topics, geographical names for geography, nature, sports. In principle, it is used in this way, except for the Czech Republic, where the geographical name has long been missing (was tucked away), but it has caught up. The news turned to the Czech side a long time ago, but the fact that they play in style is such a frequent procedure: the Czech Republic in the headline, densely in the article, but for the variety of stylistic exercises, the Czech Republic is also suitable there,

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