Arabic Wikipedia

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The logo of Arabic Wikipedia, a globe with puzzle pieces featuring several glyphs from various writing systems. Due to the Israel–Gaza war, the pieces are in the colours of the flag of Palestine
Type of site
Internet encyclopedia project
Available inArabic
HeadquartersMiami, Florida
OwnerWikimedia Foundation
Created byArab wiki community
Launched9 July 2003; 20 years ago (2003-07-09)[1]

The Arabic Wikipedia (Arabic: ويكيبيديا العربية) is the Arabic language version of Wikipedia. It started in September 2001.[2]

It was the 23rd largest edition of Wikipedia by article count, but grew to 17th largest edition.[3][4]

As of June 2022, it has over 1,100,000 articles, over 7,700,000 pages, over 2,260,000 registered users and over 49,000 files.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Ahmad, Abdullah (September 2013). "Arabic Wikipedia: Why it lags behind". Asfar e-Journal. London, UK. ISSN 2055-7957. Archived from the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
  2. "HomePage from the Internet Archive". Archived from the original on 2001-11-18. Retrieved 2001-11-18.
  3. Wikimedia list of Wikipedias and their statistics.. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
  4. List of Wikipedias by number of articles
  5. ar:Staticstics

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