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FACTS & FIGURES
Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. That's our commitment.
- More than 25,430,000 articles
- More than 95,730,000 of all types of pages
- More than 1,541,390,000 page edits since founded
- More than 300,000 monthly active users
- More than 4,500 admins
- More than 39,300,000 registered users
- More than 2,050,000 images
WIKIPEDIA CONTENT BY SUBJECTS
- 15% Biographies and persons
- 1% Mathematics and logic
- 2% Health
- 4% Technology and Applied Science
- 2% Religions and belief systems
- 30% CULTURE AND ARTS
- 1% Thoughts and philosophy
- 14% geography and places
- 11% history and events
TOP 10 LARGEST WIKIPEDIAS
- 4,176,230 articles
- 974,619 articles
- 1,557,163 articles
- 973,626 articles
- 1,358,382 articles
- 953,881 articles
- 1,167,360 articles
- 847,980 articles
- 1,011,391 articles
- 771,713 articles
All language editions combined contain more than 24 million articles.
Ranking 6th globally among all websites on Alexa and having an estimated 365 million readers worldwide.
Wikipedia is a portmanteau of wiki (from the Hawaiian word wiki, meaning “quick") and encyclopedia.
There is a Wikipedia for children and people with learning disabilities (simple.wikipedia.org).
Wikipedia has an official theme song which is known as "Hotel Wikipedia.
87% of Wikipedia contributors are men.
You can create a book containing Wikipedia articles of your choice and export a printed copy.
It would take 16 years and 9 months to read entire English Wikipedia.
Wikipedia has a list of films that most frequently use the word “F*ck".
The Nupedia project was started. U Its intention was to publish articles O written by experts which would be licensed as free content.
Wikipedia - a side-project of Nupedia. formally opened with the first international Wikipedias: the French. German. Catalan. Swedish, and Italian editions.
The first media report about Wikipedia appeared in the newspaper Wales on Sunday.
Jimmy Wales confirmed that Wikipedia would never run commercial advertising.
The English Wikipedia passed while the next largest edition, the German Q Wikipedia, passed
The Wikimedia Foundation was established, and Wikipedia adopted its jigsaw world logo.
The worldwide Wikipedia article pool continued to grow rapidly in 2004. doubling in size in 12 months from under in late 2003 to over in over by the end of 2004.
Wikipedia became the most popular and reference website on the Internet.
Wikipedia's first multilingual subject portals were established, French Wikipedia's was created on.
The English Wikipedia passed the mark.
Justin Knapp became the first single contributor to make over to Wikipedia.
The English Wikipedia gained its 4-millionth article.
WIKIMEDIA PLANS TO... increase Wikimedia’s global reach to 1 billion people increase the number of articles in Wikipedia to 50 million increase the number of active editors to 200,000 people increase the number of female
editors to 25% increase and diversify participation measure and improve quality of all a Wikimedia content.
Data compiled for you by Website-Monitoring.com in March 2013