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Project logo: a red and a green arrow wrap in opposite directions around a sphere, the top and bottom of which are delineated with blue, depicting a globe or "blue marble" Earth

Wikivoyage is the travel guide anyone can edit. After a period of beta starting 10 November 2012, we formally launched on Wikimedia Foundation servers on 15 January 2013.

Wikivoyage brings together the former Wikitravel community and content (in several languages), the German language Wikivoyage community, who had forked from Wikitravel in 2006, and the Italian Wikivoyage community, who had forked from Wikitravel in 2007, with the larger free content worldwide Wikimedia movement community. We look forward to continuing our always amazing travel guide writing experience with everyone! Thanks for supporting Wikivoyage!

Wikivoyage/Why? (Go ahead, click on that link and write there why we are here and not at Wikitravel. This story needs telling. And this is a wiki.)

Lounge[edit]

The Lounge is for general discussion of the Wikivoyage project and matters affecting more than one language version. Welcome!

Mailing list[edit]

Join the Wikivoyage-l mailing list discussing technical and community matters by email.

Currently going on[edit]

Monthly reports from the various language versions can be found on the Summit page.

Languages[edit]

There are currently 16 language versions of Wikivoyage:

Creation[edit]

Languages created before 2013 forked from Wikitravel. Languages created during or after 2013 were approved from the Wikimedia Incubator.

Date Language Code
2006-12-10 German de
2007-12-10 Italian it
2012-09-23 English en
2012-09-29 Dutch nl
2012-10-03 French fr
2012-10-06 Swedish sv
2012-10-18 Russian ru
2013-01-07 Spanish es
Portuguese pt
2013-02-06 Polish pl
Romanian ro
2013-03-21 Hebrew he
Ukrainian uk
2013-05-17 Greek el
2013-08-11 Vietnamese vi
2014-01-15 Chinese zh

New language versions can be started on Wikimedia Incubator. If they grow large enough and develop a strong community there, they will be moved to their own subdomain. See the list of Wikivoyage projects on Incubator, and the queue of projects to be started there.

Statistics[edit]


  • Statistics at 12:00, 29 August 2014 (UTC)
Language Language (local) Wiki Good Total Edits Admins Users Active Users Images
1 English English en 26154 118364 2650672 55 1012257 479 703
2 German Deutsch de 13847 48292 729571 16 13127 183 609
3 French Français fr 4382 15061 229462 5 10020 86 23
4 Italian Italiano it 4293 21945 360301 6 9225 76 0
5 Dutch Nederlands nl 3423 10503 103705 5 4958 33 0
6 Portuguese Português pt 3380 6456 108288 1 2803 13 0
7 Polish Polski pl 2990 4430 54820 4 2514 17 0
8 Russian Русский ru 2385 8053 118559 6 7546 54 76
9 Spanish Español es 1728 6863 105270 8 5912 36 0
10 Vietnamese Tiếng Việt vi 1592 3283 31796 1 1172 10 0
11 Swedish Svenska sv 1480 9038 60324 4 4289 11 3
12 Chinese 中文 zh 1205 4918 42469 4 1383 40 17
13 Hebrew עברית he 1109 10231 99956 4 1319 21 60
14 Romanian Română ro 679 1959 15903 0 813 7 2
15 Ukrainian Українська uk 470 1326 13611 2 1179 14 4
16 Greek Ελληνικά el 368 907 7981 1 846 10 1

Grand Total[edit]

Articles Total Edits Admins Users Images
69 485 271 629 4 732 688 122 1 079 363 1 498

NOTE: Because of bugzilla:40009 and bugzilla:6433, the numbers shown in the above table may not reflect the real status of each wiki.

Wikivoyage Association[edit]

The Wikivoyage Association used to host the Wikivoyage project. Now it's applying to become a Wikimedia Thematic Organizations. You can apply for membership to support the association and the Wikivoyage project.

How do I learn more?[edit]

Start with these to find out more about our project:

  • Goals and non-goals: "Wikivoyage is a project to create a free, complete, up-to-date and reliable world-wide travel guide."
  • Lounge – Wikivoyage Lounge on Meta
  • Manual of style: Our Manual of style contains a collection of guidelines for giving our articles a good look and feel.
  • Welcome, Wikipedians: This article was written specially for people who are familiar with the free encyclopedia Wikipedia.
  • Wishlist: A roadmap for Wikivoyage's future.
  • Writing style.

Category[edit]


Subpages[edit]

Because Meta is a vast and wild wiki, we maintain our Meta Wikivoyage specific pages as subpages (e.g., Wikivoyage/Somepage). This makes it obvious they are part of our project and makes it easy to find and update them. All our pages are in English with the exception that translations, when desired, may be created as language code subpages of the respective English page (e.g., in German: Wikivoyage/Somepage/de).

Expand the collapsable box below to see all Wikivoyage subpages. Alternatively, see the equivalent special page.

Proposal[edit]

The travel guide project proposal, formerly on this page, is archived in Wikivoyage/Archive/2012-11-16 and its talk page.