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Diving the Cape Peninsula and False Bay. en
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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 17 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 Number
2006-12-10 German de 1
2007-12-10 Italian it 2
2012-09-23 English en 3
2012-09-29 Dutch nl 4
2012-10-03 French fr 5
2012-10-06 Swedish sv 6
2012-10-18 Russian ru 7
2013-01-07 Spanish es 8
Portuguese pt 9
2013-02-06 Polish pl 10
Romanian ro 11
2013-03-21 Hebrew he 12
Ukrainian uk 13
2013-05-17 Greek el 14
2013-08-11 Vietnamese vi 15
2014-01-15 Chinese zh 16
2014-10-02 Persian fa 17

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 [[<tvar|list>incubator:Incubator:Wikis#Wikivoyage</>|Wikivoyage projects on Incubator]], and the queue of [[<tvar|queue>incubator:Incubator:Wikivoyage_import#Ex-Wikitravel_editions</>|projects to be started]] there.

Statistics[edit]


  • Statistics at 00:00, 18 December 2014 (UTC)
Language Language (local) Wiki Good Total Edits Admins Users Active Users Images
1 English English en 26358 119885 2700190 56 1243543 419 736
2 German Deutsch de 14275 50341 766506 15 14106 162 610
3 French Français fr 4609 15615 242901 6 11060 54 24
4 Italian Italiano it 4552 22947 376202 6 9956 63 0
5 Persian فارسی fa 4103 6381 21303 2 1039 57 0
6 Dutch Nederlands nl 3460 10751 108039 5 5287 23 0
7 Portuguese Português pt 3380 6462 108611 2 3177 13 0
8 Polish Polski pl 3040 4559 56386 4 2853 26 0
9 Russian Русский ru 2635 8523 126840 6 8203 44 96
10 Spanish Español es 1798 7065 108793 9 6586 40 0
11 Vietnamese Tiếng Việt vi 1593 3299 32156 0 1483 14 0
12 Swedish Svenska sv 1483 9129 60652 4 4559 8 3
13 Chinese 中文 zh 1289 6603 51310 5 1804 27 31
14 Hebrew עברית he 1146 11776 110661 2 1525 26 71
15 Romanian Română ro 682 1974 15995 0 901 8 2
16 Greek Ελληνικά el 543 1124 8888 1 985 11 1
17 Ukrainian Українська uk 479 1359 13935 1 1350 11 4

Grand Total[edit]

Articles Total Edits Admins Users Images
75 425 287 793 4 909 368 124 1 318 417 1 578

NOTE: Because of bugzilla:40009, 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.