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December 2011[edit]

100k'th entry on Indonesian Wiktionary
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  • The Basque Wikipedia has started importing more than 10,000 articles from the written "Lur Entziklopedia". A project made after the Basque Government bought and made free the license of this Encyclopedia made an addition of the articles and gave new contents to more than 2,000 articles.
  • The Limburgian Wiktionary has reached 90,000 entries.
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November 2011[edit]

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  • The Tagalog Wiktionary has reached 5,000 entries, more than doubling its size in 24 hours.
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The Czech Wiktionary's 30K commemorative logo.
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October 2011[edit]

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  • The Latin Wikipedia has reached 60,000 articles.
  • The Fijian Wiktionary has reached 5,000 entries and 5,000 total pages, as well as 10,000 page edits, all with the addition of approximately 7,000 entries in a 13 hour period.
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The Kazakh Wikipedia's 100K commemorative logo.
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  • The total article count of all Wikipedias (282 languages) reached 20,000,000 on October 22, around 20:20 UTC.
  • The North Frisian Wikipedia has reached 5,000 total pages.
  • The Wikispecies wiki has reached 300,000 content pages.
  • The Dutch Wikipedia has reached 800,000 articles, increasing by more than 27,000 articles in less than one day, as a bot adds stubs about thousands of species of fish and arthropods.
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  • The Italian Wikipedia was blanked out for 2 days in protest against paragraph 29 of the DDL intercettazioni.
  • The Azerbaijani Wikibooks has reached 1,000 registered users.
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September 2011[edit]

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Malayalam Wikipedia - 20,000 articles at a depth of 280
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  • The Northern Sami Wikipedia has reached 10,000 total pages, with the addition of hundreds of categories for classifying articles by longitude and latitude.
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August 2011[edit]

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  • The Wikimania wikis for 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 have all fallen to 0 administrators.
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  • The Malagasy Wiktionary is back up to 600,000 entries, after shrinking from over 1 million entries to below 550,000 earlier this year.
  • The Turkish Wiktionary has reached 1,000,000 page edits.
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July 2011[edit]

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  • The Asturian Wikipedia has reached 15,000 articles.
  • The Hindi Wiktionary has reached 20,000 entries, doubling its size in 24 hours, with the addition of over 10,000 entries in a handful of languages.
  • The Malagasy Wiktionary has fallen below 1,000,000 entries (and below 1,000,000 total pages) with the deletion of nearly 70,000 Volapük entries.
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  • The Hindi Wiktionary has reached 10,000 entries, increasing in size by over 60% in about 24 hours, with the addition of thousands of entries for Tamil, Telugu, and Panjabi words.
  • The Tatar Wikibooks has reached 1,000 total pages.
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June 2011[edit]

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  • The Zazaki Wikipedia has reached 10,000 articles, doubling its size in a week.
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  • The Palatinate German Wikipedia has reached 1,000 articles, almost doubling its article count in a 2-hour period (as with other wikis earlier this year, this is thanks to imported pages about French communes).
  • The Latin Wikiquote has reached 1,000 registered users.
  • The Lithuanian Wikisource has reached 1,000 total pages.
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May 2011[edit]

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Persian Wikipedia:
"150,000 articles".
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Wikiibíídiiya:
"From the Glittering World."
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  • The Azeri Wikipedia has reached 60,000 articles with the creation of hundreds of stubs about orchid species.
  • The Neapolitan Wikipedia has reached 30,000 articles with the creation of hundreds of stubs about French communes.
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April 2011[edit]

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Logo Commons 10M.svg
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  • The Turkish Wikipedia has reached 166,140 articles by creating over 7,000 articles in one day.
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  • The Kazakh Wikipedia has reached 15,000 articles, with a bot-import of several thousand articles in the past 24 hours.
  • The Tamil Wikipedia has reached 30,000 articles.
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The Vietnamese Wikipedia 200K commemorative logo.
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March 2011[edit]

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  • The Ripuarian Wikipedia has fallen below 2,000 articles, having lost over 8,000 articles in the last 24 hours because thousands of bot-generated low-content stubs have been deleted.
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  • Right on time, the Malagasy Wiktionary has reached 900,000 entries (and 1,000,000 total pages).
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  • The Malagasy Wiktionary has reached 500,000 entries, with over 50,000 bot-added entries in the last 21 hours.
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Celebrate logo for Chinese Wikinews 4,000 articles.
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February 2011[edit]

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January 2011[edit]

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  • The Chinese Wiktionary has reached 1,000,000 entries with the addition by bot of over 58,000 entries in the last 24 hours.
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  • The Buginese Wikipedia grows from 128 articles to over 2,600 in less than 24 hours, as Kurniasan fills the wiki with one-sentence entries on French communes.
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Czech Wiktionary
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