Wikivoyage

From Meta, a Wikimedia project coordination wiki
(Redirected from Travel guide)
Jump to: navigation, search
Translate this page; This page contains changes which are not marked for translation.

Other languages:
العربية • ‎asturianu • ‎تۆرکجه • ‎беларуская • ‎български • ‎বাংলা • ‎bosanski • ‎català • ‎čeština • ‎Deutsch • ‎Zazaki • ‎English • ‎Esperanto • ‎español • ‎فارسی • ‎suomi • ‎føroyskt • ‎français • ‎galego • ‎Avañe'ẽ • ‎עברית • ‎magyar • ‎Bahasa Indonesia • ‎italiano • ‎日本語 • ‎ქართული • ‎한국어 • ‎Lëtzebuergesch • ‎لۊری شومالی • ‎मराठी • ‎Nederlands • ‎occitan • ‎polski • ‎پښتو • ‎português do Brasil • ‎română • ‎русский • ‎سنڌي • ‎slovenčina • ‎svenska • ‎தமிழ் • ‎తెలుగు • ‎Türkçe • ‎українська • ‎Tiếng Việt • ‎中文 • ‎中文(繁體)‎
Wikimedia projects

Gallery Voyager[Enter]

Matterhorn. sv en fr ru uk
Diving the Cape Peninsula and False Bay. en
Jura (Kanton). de
Berlin. es de en fr nl pt ru uk zh


Project logo: a red, green and blue arrows pointing different directions, similar to compass

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 00:00, 26 June 2017 (UTC)
Language Language (local) Wiki Good Total Edits Admins Users Active Users Files
1 English English en 27869 134804 3226691 52 2174515 554 1134
2 German Deutsch de 15859 66030 1012612 13 23105 146 684
3 Persian فارسی fa 8486 18959 90162 1 5515 30 21
4 Italian Italiano it 7063 28860 518552 5 15446 51 0
5 French Français fr 6707 20831 362110 5 20121 68 48
6 Russian Русский ru 4675 14333 215161 4 16577 71 2047
7 Polish Polski pl 4653 6691 70934 1 4819 18 0
8 Dutch Nederlands nl 3645 11548 122851 5 7044 22 0
9 Portuguese Português pt 3560 7161 118013 3 7250 21 0
10 Spanish Español es 2341 8491 133624 6 11134 30 0
11 Chinese 中文 zh 2037 10481 80509 4 4897 31 76
12 Hebrew עברית he 2018 12214 174389 1 3242 14 113
13 Finnish Suomi fi 1759 3690 49055 1 415 7 0
14 Vietnamese Tiếng Việt vi 1599 3559 34701 0 3021 8 0
15 Swedish Svenska sv 1514 10405 79631 3 5704 7 0
16 Greek Ελληνικά el 1321 2464 21102 1 1978 4 1
17 Romanian Română ro 875 2536 19635 1 1478 3 1
18 Ukrainian Українська uk 623 1632 16873 0 2471 10 4

Grand Total[edit]

Articles Total Edits Admins Users Files
96 604 364 689 6 346 605 106 2 308 732 4 129

Wikivoyage Association[edit]

The Wikivoyage Association used to host the Wikivoyage project. Applied to become a Wikimedia Thematic Organizations and approved on 3 May 2017. 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.