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{{subst:nld}}                                           I don't know what the license is

# Your own work (best practices)
{{self|GFDL|cc-by-sa-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0}}  Own work, copyleft: Multi-license with GFDL and Creative Commons CC-BY-SA-3.0 and older versions (2.5, 2.0 and 1.0)
{{self|GFDL|cc-by-3.0}}                 Own work, attribution required (Multi-license with GFDL and Creative Commons CC-BY 3.0)
{{self|cc-by-sa-3.0}}                           Own work, share alike, attribution required (Creative Commons CC-BY-SA-3.0)
{{PD-self}}                                                     Own work, all rights released (Public domain)

# Free licenses:

## GNU Licenses:
{{GFDL}}                                                        GNU Free Documentation License
{{GFDL-en}}                                                     GFDL content from English Wikipedia
{{GFDL-OpenGeoDB}}                                      GFDL images from
{{GPL}}                                                         GNU General Public License
{{LGPL}}                                                        GNU Lesser General Public License

## Creative Commons licenses:
{{cc-by-sa-3.0}}                                        Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0
{{cc-by-sa-2.5}}                                        Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 2.5
{{cc-by-sa-2.0}}                                        Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 2.0
{{cc-by-sa-1.0}}                                        Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 1.0
{{cc-by-3.0}}                                           Creative Commons Attribution 3.0
{{cc-by-2.5}}                                           Creative Commons Attribution 2.5
{{cc-by-2.0}}                                           Creative Commons Attribution 2.0
{{cc-by-1.0}}                                           Creative Commons Attribution 1.0
{{cc-sa-1.0}}                                           Creative Commons ShareAlike 1.0

# Public Domain / not copyrighted:
{{Copyrighted free use}}                        Copyrighted but use of the file for any purpose is allowed
{{PD-old}}                                                      Author died more than 70 years ago - public domain
{{PD-Art}}                                                      Reproduction of a painting that is in the public domain because of its age
{{PD-US}}                                                       First published in the United States before 1923 - public domain
{{PD-USGov}}                                            Original work of the US Federal Government - public domain
{{PD-USGov-NASA}}                                       Original work of NASA - public domain
{{PD-Soviet}}                                           Work published in the Soviet Union before May 27, 1973 - public domain
{{PD-AR-Photo}}                                         Argentina's Law 11723 for all photographic works 25 years after their first publication.
{{patent}}                                                      Patent material - public domain
{{PD}}                                                          Public domain (generic - please give a reason in the description field!)

# Non-free licenses:
{{Copyright by Wikimedia}}                      Wikimedia logos