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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 18 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
1 2006-12-10 German de
2 2007-12-10 Italian it
3 2012-09-23 English en
4 2012-09-29 Dutch nl
5 2012-10-03 French fr
6 2012-10-06 Swedish sv
7 2012-10-18 Russian ru
8 2013-01-07 Spanish es
9 Portuguese pt
10 2013-02-06 Polish pl
11 Romanian ro
12 2013-03-21 Hebrew he
13 Ukrainian uk
14 2013-05-17 Greek el
15 2013-08-11 Vietnamese vi
16 2014-01-15 Chinese zh
17 2014-10-02 Persian fa
18 2016-11-30 Finnish fi

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, 23 February 2017 (UTC)
Language Language (local) Wiki Good Total Edits Admins Users Active Users Files
1 English English en 27718 132983 3153585 52 2169288 515 1087
2 German Deutsch de 15656 63997 986067 15 21696 159 682
3 Persian فارسی fa 8460 18303 88737 1 4948 32 20
4 Italian Italiano it 6886 28303 500572 5 14733 63 0
5 French Français fr 6595 20442 347398 4 18801 77 43
6 Russian Русский ru 4511 13896 204964 4 15671 58 1932
7 Polish Polski pl 4174 6202 69652 1 4569 25 0
8 Dutch Nederlands nl 3627 11501 121381 5 6778 16 0
9 Portuguese Português pt 3521 6833 115037 4 6736 28 0
10 Spanish Español es 2277 8333 131051 6 10599 42 0
11 Hebrew עברית he 2008 15850 161733 1 2924 31 113
12 Chinese 中文 zh 2004 10231 77372 4 4448 34 73
13 Finnish Suomi fi 1739 3664 47765 1 278 12 0
14 Vietnamese Tiếng Việt vi 1599 3503 33931 0 2832 12 0
15 Swedish Svenska sv 1512 10435 79225 3 5605 9 0
16 Greek Ελληνικά el 1304 2431 20846 1 1844 10 1
17 Romanian Română ro 890 2548 19122 1 1420 10 1
18 Ukrainian Українська uk 619 1628 16548 0 2338 12 4

Grand Total[edit]

Articles Total Edits Admins Users Files
95 100 361 083 6 174 986 108 2 295 508 3 956

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.