Wikimedia News/2010

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Progress in 2010[edit]

  • Wikipedia ends the year with 17,534,926 articles. One year ago there were 14,678,281 articles. There has been an increase of 2,856,645 articles, which means 19.46% more articles.
  • Now there are 3 Wikipedias with more than 1,000,000 articles (one year ago, there were 2), 35 with more than 100,000 (29), 98 with more than 10,000 (90), 199 with more than 1,000 (184), and 266 with more than 100 (245).
  • Wiktionary ends the year with 9,925,871 entries, compared with 6,854,158 last year. There has been an increase of 3,071,713 entries, which means 44.8% more entries.
  • 2 Wiktionaries have more than 1,000,000 entries (unchanged from last year), 21 more than 100,000 (15), 54 more than 10,000 (49), 92 more than 1,000 (83), and 137 more than 100 (124).

December 2010[edit]

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Korean Wikipedia 150K logo
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  • The Ripuarian Wikipedia is down to just under 11,000 articles after a massive number of redirects labeled with the {delete} template (temporarily inflating the article count) were actually deleted.
  • The Piedmontese Wikipedia has reached 30,000 articles with Medeo VIII, about Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy in the 15th century and also known as the antipope Felix V.
  • The Czech Wikipedia has reached 180,000 articles.
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November 2010[edit]

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Croatian Wikipedia 90K logo
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  • The Nepali Wikipedia has reached 10,000 articles with the addition of hundreds of stubs for years before the common era (BCE).
  • The Bosnian Wikipedia has reached 30,000 articles.

October 2010[edit]

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  • The Urdu Wikipedia has reached 15,000 articles with the addition of approximately 200 articles for years in the 9th and 10th centuries.
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  • Wikipedia has reached 1,000,000,000 edits across all languages.
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Russian Wikipedia 600K commemorative logo
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September 2010[edit]

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The French Wikipedia celebrates 1,000,000 articles.
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The Turkish Wikipedia has reached 150,000 articles.
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August 2010[edit]

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Persian Wikipedia 100K logo
Czech Wiktionary
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The Armenian Wikipedia 10K logo
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July 2010[edit]

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  • Continuing bot activity brings the Aromanian Wikipedia to 50,000 articles, quintupling the number of articles in 54 days.
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June 2010[edit]

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The Catalan Wikipedia 250K commemorative logo
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The Italian Wikipedia 700K commemorative logo (2nd version)
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Award and chocolate notebook for Czech Wikipedia
  • The Gujarati Wikipedia has reached 15,000 articles
  • Continuing bot activity brings the Aromanian Wikipedia to 40,000 articles, quadrupling the number of articles in 27 days.
  • The Czech Wikipedia has been awarded the Project of the year award in the public voting part of the Czech Open Source awards. It is the third time (after 2007 and 2008) when it has received the award. In 2007, the Czech Wikipedia was also the overall winner of COS.
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May 2010[edit]

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  • Continuing bot activity brings the Aromanian Wikipedia to 30,000 articles, tripling the number of articles in 18 days.
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The Bulgarian Wikipedia 100K commemorative logo
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  • Continuing bot activity brings the Aromanian Wikipedia to 20,000 articles, doubling the number of articles in 11 days.
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  • The Waray-Waray Wikipedia has reached 50,000 articles with Im-ím. JinJian has been busy generating stubs on French communes after earlier efforts on world political subdivisions and their capital cities.
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April 2010[edit]

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  • Wikimedia has reached 1,000,000,000 edits across all content wikis.
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The Greek Wikipedia 50K commemorative logo
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The Ukrainian Wikipedia 200K commemorative logo
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The Catalan Wikibooks commemorative logo.
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Esperanto Wikipedia celebrates April with a Month of Wikipedia contest.

March 2010[edit]

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Chinese Wikipedia celebrates 300,000 articles
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  • The Korean Wikipedia has reached 130,000 articles.
  • 関西ウィキメディアユーザ会 (Wikimedia User Group in Kansai) has hosted a booth at Open Source Conference Kobe@Kansai. Around 50 people have visited Wikimedia booth, which is one tenth of all event participants.
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February 2010[edit]

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Russian Wikipedia
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Czech Wikipedia
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  • Wiktionary has reached 40,000,000 edits across all languages.
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January 2010[edit]

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The Portuguese Wiktionary comemorative logo.
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The Lithuanian Wikipedia at 100,000 articles.
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The Hebrew Wikipedia at 100,000 articles.
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