Training modules/dashboard/slides/12409-data-structure-wikidata

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Data structure[edit]

Wikidata is a document-oriented database. Facts are stored as structured data within documents. Each document is indexed by a unique identifier, the Q-number, which distinguishes it from every other document in the database. This format allows for detailed, expressive querying, and makes the data machine-readable.

At the heart of each document is the statement, a three-part structure that connects an item, a property and a value.