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Progress in 2008Edit

  • Wikipedia begins the year with 12,021,330 articles. One year ago there were 9,253,264 articles. There has been an increase of 2,768,066 articles, which means there are 29.91% more articles.
  • Now there are 24 Wikipedias with more than 100,000 articles (one year ago, there were 15), 81 with more than 10,000 (75), 163 with more than 1,000 (147), and 233 with more than 100 (211).

December 2008Edit

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Statistics showing new articles on Swedish Wikipedia, December 13.
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November 2008Edit

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  • The Javanese Wikipedia has reached 15,000 articles.
  • The Silesian Wikipedia has reached 1,000 articles, and since then accept second ortography, written in Steuer's Silesian alphabet.
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October 2008Edit

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  • Hot on the heels of the English edition, the French Wiktionary also reaches the 1,000,000-entry mark.
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  • The English Wiktionary has reached 1,000,000 entries. (By some counts, this happened on 17 Oct.)
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  • Meta has reached 100,000 registered users.
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September 2008Edit

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August 2008Edit

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The Vietnamese Wikipedia celebrates its 50,000-article (5 vạn bài) milestone with billiards.
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July 2008Edit

 
The Chinese wikipedia commemorates its 200,000th article
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  • The Chinese Wikipedia has reached 200,000 articles. But a Simplified-Traditional Redirect bug has caused some redirect pages that used for redirections between two types of Chinese characters ("Traditional" and "Simplified") were counted as the "real articles". see bugzilla:14553. Also, the Chinese Wikipedia is unblocked in China.
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The Hungarian Wikipedia celebrates its 100,000-article milestone.
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June 2008Edit

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Czech Wikipedia
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Esperanto Wikipedia
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May 2008Edit

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April 2008Edit

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March 2008Edit

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Ukrainian Wikipedia 100,000 articles logo.
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February 2008Edit

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Turkish Wikipedia 100,000 articles logo.
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Vietnamese Wikipedia 30,000 articles logo.
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January 2008Edit

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Catalan Wikipedia 100,000 articles logo.
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Persian Wikiquote 500 pages logo.
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Korean Wikipedia 50,000 articles logo.
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