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{{{native}}}
{{{native}}}
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[[File:{{{seal}}}|{{{seal}}}|alt={{{seal}}}|{{{seal}}}]]
{{{seal}}}
[[File:{{{logo}}}|{{{logo}}}|alt={{{logo}}}|{{{logo}}}]]
{{{logo}}}
[[File:{{{image}}}|{{{image}}}|alt={{{image}}}|{{{image}}}]]
{{{image}}}
{{{type}}} overview
Formed {{{formed}}}
Preceding agencies
  • {{{preceding}}}
  • {{{preceding}}}
  • {{{preceding}}}
  • {{{preceding}}}
  • {{{preceding}}}
  • {{{preceding}}}
Dissolved {{{dissolved}}}
Superseding agencies
  • {{{supersedi}}}
  • {{{supersedi}}}
  • {{{supersedi}}}
  • {{{supersedi}}}
  • {{{supersedi}}}
  • {{{supersedi}}}
Type {{{agency}}}
Jurisdiction {{{jurisdictio}}}
Status {{{status}}}
Headquarters {{{headquarter}}}
{{{coordinates}}}
Motto {{{motto}}}
Employees {{{employees}}}
Annual budget {{{budget}}}
{{{minister}}} responsible
  • {{{minister}}}, {{{ministe}}}
  • {{{minister}}}, {{{ministe}}}
{{{deputymini}}} responsible
  • {{{deputymi}}}, {{{deputym}}}
  • {{{deputymi}}}, {{{deputym}}}
{{{type}}} executives
  • {{{chief}}}, {{{chief}}}
  • {{{chief}}}, {{{chief}}}
Parent department {{{parent}}}
Parent {{{parent}}} {{{parent}}}
Child agencies
  • {{{child}}}
  • {{{child}}}
Key documents
  • {{{keydocument}}}
  • {{{keydocume}}}
Website {{{website}}}

{{Infobox government agency}} is an infobox for use in articles on government agencies, departments, ministries, etc.

Usage

Syntax

{{Infobox government agency
| name                 = 
| native_name          = 
| native_name_a        = 
| native_name_r        = 
| type                 = 
| seal                 = 
| seal_size            = 
| seal_caption         = 
| seal_alt             = 
| logo                 = 
| logo_size            = 
| logo_caption         = 
| logo_alt             = 
| image                = 
| image_size           = 
| image_caption        = 
| image_alt            = 
| formed               = <!-- {{Start date|YYYY|MM|DD}} OR {{Start date and age|YYYY|MM|DD}} -->
| preceding1           = 
| preceding2           = <!-- up to |preceding6= -->
| dissolved            = 
| superseding1         = 
| superseding2         = <!-- up to |superseding6= -->
| agency_type          = 
| jurisdiction         = 
| status               = 
| headquarters         = 
| coordinates          = <!-- {{coord|LATITUDE|LONGITUDE|type:landmark_region:US|display=inline,title}} -->
| motto                = 
| employees            = 
| budget               = 
| minister_type        = 
| minister1_name       = 
| minister1_pfo        = 
| minister2_name       = 
| minister2_pfo        = <!-- up to |minister8_name= -->
| deputyminister_type  = 
| deputyminister1_name = 
| deputyminister1_pfo  = 
| deputyminister2_name = 
| deputyminister2_pfo  = <!-- up to |deputyminister8_name= -->
| chief1_name          = 
| chief1_position      = 
| chief2_name          = 
| chief2_position      = <!-- up to |chief9_name= -->
| parent_department    = 
| parent_agency        = 
| parent_agency_type   = <!-- defaults to |type if left blank -->
| child1_agency        = 
| child2_agency        = <!-- up to |child25_agency= -->
| keydocument1         = <!-- up to |keydocument6= -->
| website              = <!-- {{URL|example.com}} -->
| agency_id            = 
| map                  = 
| map_size             = 
| map_caption          = 
| map_alt              = 
| footnotes            = 
| embed                = 
}}

Parameters

All parameters except the agency name are optional.

Field Name Required Description Values
name yes Name of the agency Text
native_name no Agency name in a native language using Western characters (French, German, Spanish, etc.), such as Port Lotniczy im. Fryderyka Chopina. Can also be used for two different names in the same language. Text; wrap with {{Lang}}
native_name_a no (optional) Agency name in a native language with non-Western characters (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Arabic, etc.), such as 北京首都国际机场. Text; wrap with {{Lang}}
native_name_r no (optional) Use in conjunction with above for Romanized name of the agency, such as Běijīng Shǒudū Guójì Jīcháng. Text; wrap with {{Lang}}
agency_type no Type of agency, rendered on separate line as "Type" Text
type no Type of agency, rendered elsewhere in infobox, e.g. "type overview in first line (defaults to "agency") Text
seal no Seal for the agency filename
seal_size no Image size for the agency seal (limited to 180 px maximum) Numbers
seal_caption no Caption for the agency seal Text
seal_alt no Alt caption for the agency seal Text
logo no Logo for the agency filename
logo_size no Image size for the agency logo (limited to 180 px maximum) Numbers
logo_caption no Caption for the agency logo Text
logo_alt no Alt caption for the agency logo Text
image no Image for the agency filename
image_size no Image size for the agency image (limited to 180 px maximum) Numbers
image_caption no Caption for the agency image Text
image_alt no Alt caption for the agency image Text
formed no Date of foundation of the agency Use {{Start date}}
preceding1 no Name of preceding agency. Can be repeated up to six times (preceding1 to preceding6).
Note: Title of box will automatically pluralise upon use of preceding2.
Text
dissolved no Date of dissolution of the agency Text e.g.; 25 July 2005, or 1876
superseding1 no Name of superseding agency. Can be repeated up to six times (superseding1 to superseding6).
Note: Title of box will automatically pluralise upon use of superseding2.
Text
jurisdiction no Name of the jurisdiction in which the agency resides Text e.g.; [[Government of Western Australia]] or [[United States Government]]
headquarters no Location of the agency's headquarters. Text e.g.; [[Sydney, New South Wales]], [[Australia]]
coordinates no Headquarters coordinates using {{coord}}. See documentation at {{coord}} for fields. {{coord|45|31|7|N|122|50|16|W|type:landmark_region:US|display=inline,title}}
motto no Official motto/slogan of the agency Motto/slogan
employees no Number of employees of the agency Number
budget no Annual budget of the agency Text e.g.; $95 m [[United States dollar|USD]] (2006)
minister1_name no For Westminster systems: Name of current minister responsible for the agency. Can be repeated up to eight times (minister1_name to minister8_name).
Note: Title of box will automatically pluralise upon use of minister2_name.
Text
minister1_pfo no For Westminster systems: Portfolio title of responsible minister. Can be repeated up to eight times (minister1_pfo to minister8_pfo). Text
deputyminister1_name no For Westminster systems with deputy ministers: Name of current deputy minister responsible for the agency. Can be repeated up to eight times (deputyminister1_name to deputyminister8_name).
Note: Title of box will automatically pluralise upon use of minister2_name.
Text
deputyminister1_pfo no For Westminster systems with deputy ministers: Portfolio title of responsible deputy minister. Can be repeated up to eight times (minister1_pfo to minister8_pfo). Text
chief1_name no Name of current agency chief/director/executive director. Can be repeated up to nine times (chief1_name to chief9_name).
Note: Title of box will automatically pluralise upon use of chief2_name.
Text
chief1_position no Position title of current agency chief/director/executive director. Can be repeated up to nine times (chief1_position to chief9_position). Text
parent_department no Parent department of this agency (when the parent is not an agency) Text
parent_agency no Parent agency of this agency (when the parent is also an agency) Text
parent_agency_type no Parent agency type (defaults to type) Text
child1_agency no List of current child agencies reporting to this agency. Can be repeated up to twenty five times (child1_agency to child25_agency).
Note: Title of box will automatically pluralise upon use of child2_agency.
Text
keydocument1 no Hyperlink of key document for organisation. Can be repeated up to six times (keydocument1 to keydocument6).
Note: Title of box will automatically pluralise upon use of keydocument2.
Text
website no Web address for agency website Use {{URL}}. Don't forget to take out the "example.com"!
agency_id no Unique identifier assigned by records office or similar organisation Text
map no Image for the map filename
map_size no Image size for the map (limited to 180 px maximum) Numbers
map_caption no Caption for the map Text
map_alt no Alt caption for the map Text
footnotes no Footnotes or references for included information Text
child no to make this a child (subsidiary) infobox Infobox template
embed no to embed another child (subsidiary) infobox at the bottom infobox template

Examples

United States Department of Agriculture
Department of Agriculture official seal
Seal of the Department of Agriculture
USDA official logo
Logo of the USDA
Department overview
Formed February 15, 1889 (1889-02-15)
Jurisdiction Federal government of the United States
Headquarters 1301 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C.
38°53′12″N 77°01′47″W / 38.88667°N 77.02972°W / 38.88667; -77.02972
Employees 105,778 (June 2007)
Annual budget $94 billion USD (2006)
Department executives
  • Mike Johanns, Secretary of Agriculture
  • Charles F. Conner, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture
Child Department
  • Several
Website usda.gov

For the United States Department of Agriculture:

{{Infobox government agency
| name = United States Department of Agriculture
| type = Department
| logo = USDA logo.svg
| logo_size = 140 px
| logo_caption = Logo of the USDA
| logo_alt = USDA official logo
| seal = Seal of the United States Department of Agriculture.svg
| seal_size = 140 px
| seal_caption = Seal of the Department of Agriculture
| seal_alt = Department of Agriculture official seal
| formed = {{Start date|1889|02|15}}
| jurisdiction = [[Federal government of the United States]]
| headquarters = 1301 [[Independence Avenue (Washington, D.C.)|Independence Avenue]], S.W., [[Washington, D.C.]]
| coordinates = {{coord|38|53|12|N|77|01|47|W|region:US-DC_type:landmark|display=inline,title}}
| employees = 105,778 (June 2007)
| budget = $94 billion [[United States dollar|USD]] (2006)
| chief1_name = [[Mike Johanns]]
| chief1_position = [[United States Secretary of Agriculture|Secretary of Agriculture]]
| chief2_name = [[Charles F. Conner]]
| chief2_position = Deputy Secretary of Agriculture
| child1_agency = Several
| website = {{URL|usda.gov}}
}}
Federal Statistical Office of Germany
Statistisches Bundesamt Deutschland
Logo Destatis
Agency overview
Formed 3 July 1953 (ago) (1953-07-03)
Jurisdiction Government of Germany
Headquarters Gustav-Stresemann-Ring 11, D-65189, Wiesbaden
50°4′18.7068″N 8°15′6.2676″E / 50.071863°N 8.251741°E / 50.071863; 8.251741
Employees 2,780
Minister responsible
  • Wolfgang Schauble, German Interior Minister
Agency executive
  • Walter Radermacher, Bureau president
Parent department Federal Ministry of the Interior
Website destatis.de

For the Federal Statistical Office of Germany:

{{Infobox government agency
| name = Federal Statistical Office of Germany
| native_name = Statistisches Bundesamt Deutschland
| logo = Logo Destatis.svg
| logo_alt = Logo Destatis
| headquarters = Gustav-Stresemann-Ring 11, D-65189, [[Wiesbaden]]
| coordinates = {{coord|50|4|18.7068|N|8|15|6.2676|E|region:DE-HE_type:landmark|display=inline,title}}
| formed = {{start date and age|df=yes|paren=yes|1953|07|03}}
| jurisdiction = [[Politics of Germany|Government of Germany]]
| employees = 2,780
| minister1_name = [[Wolfgang Schäuble|Wolfgang Schauble]]
| minister1_pfo = [[Federal Ministry of the Interior (Germany)|German Interior Minister]]
| chief1_name = Walter Radermacher
| chief1_position = Bureau president
| parent_department = [[Federal Ministry of the Interior (Germany)|Federal Ministry of the Interior]]
| website = {{URL|destatis.de}}
}}

TemplateData

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See also

A related note

Template:Note2 'Infobox government agency' is discouraged as the sole infobox for certain government bodies, such as law enforcement, military units, space programs, and a few others because they all have infoboxes specializing in those subjects. However, practical embedding of infoboxes is encouraged.

Template:Organization infoboxes

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