French Wikipedia

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Wikipédia Francophone
Type of site
Online encyclopedia project
Available inFrench
OwnerWikimedia Foundation
Created byFrench wiki community

The French Wikipedia, the free Wikipedia (French: Wikipédia Francophone or Wikipédia en français) is the French language edition of Wikipedia, spelled Wikipédia. It started in March 2001. It is the largest Wikipedia in a Romance language. It was the third largest Wikipedia after the English language and German language editions, but dropped to sixth.[1]

As of April 2024, it has about 2,602,000 articles.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Wikimedia list of Wikipedias and their statistics.. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  2. Special:Statistics on the French Wikipedia, the free Wikipedia - Retrieved 28 March 2016

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