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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

The Lounge is for general discussion of the Wikivoyage project and matters affecting more than one language version. Welcome!

Teldupost-listi

Join the Wikivoyage-l mailing list discussing technical and community matters by email.

Currently going on

Monthly reports from the various language versions can be found on the Summit page.

Mál

Tað eru í løtuni 19 málversjónir av Wikivoyage:

Creation

Languages created before 2013 forked from Wikitravel. Languages created during or after 2013 were approved from the Wikimedia Incubator.

Upprættanar dagur

 !! Mál !!

Málkota

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
19 2017-09-25 Hindi hi

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.

Statistics

  • Statistics at 12:00, 21 May 2019 (UTC)
Language Language (local) Wiki Good Total Edits Admins Users Active Users Files
1 English English en 29134 147277 3781131 49 2214011 520 1395
2 German Deutsch de 16783 80182 1197611 15 35298 164 668
3 Persian فارسی fa 8540 24196 105149 2 10280 31 23
4 Polish Polski pl 7766 9960 89177 2 8346 35 0
5 Italian Italiano it 7747 31464 593418 6 22744 75 0
6 French Français fr 7489 22473 450165 6 35172 61 51
7 Russian Русский ru 5654 24593 309723 5 24800 87 9835
8 Chinese 中文 zh 4051 17499 128357 6 10742 44 103
9 Dutch Nederlands nl 3683 11655 132959 7 10202 27 0
10 Portuguese Português pt 3627 7760 128802 4 10761 19 0
11 Spanish Español es 2522 9362 151648 3 18036 45 0
12 Hebrew עברית he 2067 13229 206735 2 7209 19 121
13 Finnish Suomi fi 1778 3861 54817 1 2035 12 0
14 Vietnamese Tiếng Việt vi 1622 3741 37044 1 5657 16 0
15 Swedish Svenska sv 1520 10449 82700 2 7487 11 0
16 Greek Ελληνικά el 1400 2666 23701 2 3384 12 1
17 Romanian Română ro 909 2598 20162 1 2252 4 1
18 Ukrainian Українська uk 820 2434 24501 3 4277 32 4
19 Bengali বাংলা bn 558 1385 12980 1 976 11 0
20 Pashto پښتو ps 314 862 6485 1 327 3 0
21 Hindi हिन्दी hi 100 463 5788 1 1119 10 0

Grand Total

Articles Total Edits Admins Users Files
108,084 428,109 7,543,053 120 2,435,115 12,202


Listings Wikidata integration

  • English Wikivoyage: 14803 listings with a Wikidata identifier property
  • French Wikivoyage: 13200 listings with a Wikidata identifier property, 11377 listings with a Wikipedia identifier property
  • Russian Wikivoyage: 3808 listings with a Wikidata identifier property
  • German Wikivoyage: 2030 listings with a Wikidata identifier property
  • Spanish Wikivoyage: 156 listings with a Wikidata identifier property
  • Ukrainian: Wikipedia identifier property present in listing template, not counted
  • Greek, Hebrew, Polish, Italian, Portuguese, Swedish, Vietnamese: No Wikidata property

... as of 2018, counted with the Wikivoyage Listings tool.
Wikidata could be used to:

  • Cross-validate listing details,
  • Factorize listing details,
  • Fill missing listing details,
  • Easily add new listings to articles that have too few (what transvoyage does right now),
  • Generate static information pages for languages that have no Wikivoyage yet, such as Hindi or Korean,
  • And many other things, new mashups appear everyday with Wikidata.

While every Wikivoyage has their own preferences on how far to go with Wikidata, having Wikidata identifier properties in listings helps in all cases.

Wikivoyage Association

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.

Hvussu kann eg læra meira?

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.

Bólkur

Undirsíður

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.

Undirsíður av Wikivoyage á Meta

Uppskot

The travel guide project proposal, formerly on this page, is archived in Wikivoyage/Archive/2012-11-16 and its talk page.