Wikipedia edition codes[change | change source]
Each Wikipedia has a code, which is used as a subdomain below wikipedia.org. Interlanguage links are sorted by that code.
The codes represent the language codes defined by ISO 639-1 and ISO 639-3, and the decision of which language code to use is usually determined by the Internet Engineering Task Force language tag policy.
One code is not a language code ('be-x-old') but refers to a specific orthography.
Some deviations include:
|WP code||WP edition name||ISO 639 code for this language||Notes|
|sq||Albanian||'sq' is the ISO code for the Albanian macrolanguage, which includes four individual languages.|
|als||Alemannic||'gsw' for Swiss German, Alemannic German, and Alsatian; 'gct' for Colonia Tovar dialect; 'swg' for Swabian German, and 'wae' for Walser German||'als' is actually the ISO code for Tosk Albanian.|
|roa-rup||Aromanian||rup||'roa' is the ISO code for Romance (Other).|
|map-bms||Banyumasan||'map' is the ISO code for Austronesian (Other).|
|nds-nl||Dutch Low Saxon||The Low Saxon dialects in the Netherlands have their own ISO codes.||In ISO, nds is 'Low Saxon', restricted to Germany in Ethnologue.|
|bh||Bihari||ISO collective code 'bih' is a macrolanguage which includes Bhojpuri (bho), Maithili (mai), Magahi (mag) and nine others.||Bihari Wikipedia excludes Maithili (mai) and Fiji Hindi (hif) which exist as independent Wikipedias.|
|ms||Malay||ISO collective code 'ms' is a macrolanguage that includes more than 30 individual languages and dialects. However, the wiki excludes Indonesian because Indonesian Wikipedia (id) exists independently.|
|no||Norwegian Bokmål||nb, nob||ISO uses no for Norwegian in general. (Norwegian Nynorsk is at 'nn' in both ISO and Wikipedia.)|
|ksh||Ripuarian||none||ISO ksh is for the Kölsch language, the most prominent dialect of the Ripuarian language group. The other variants (e.g. the Aachen dialect) do not have ISO codes.|
|bat-smg||Samogitian||sgs||'bat' is the ISO code for Baltic (Other).|
|roa-tara||Tarantino||none||'roa' is the ISO code for Romance (Other).|
|cbk-zam||Zamboanga Chavacano||none||ISO cbk is for the Chavacano language. The individual variants do not have ISO codes.|
List[change | change source]
The table below lists the languages of Wikipedia roughly sorted by the number of active users (registered users who have made at least one edit in the last thirty days). It is shown as the "power of ten" of the count of active users, also known as the common logarithm, rounded down to a whole number. In this way, "5" means at least 105 (or 100,000), "4" means at least 104 (10,000), and so on.
Bot-created articles[change | change source]
Internet bots have created most of the articles on the following Wikipedias: