Wikiscipfæreld

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Wikivoyage is the multi-lingual travel guide that anyone can edit.

Gallery Voyager[Enter]

Matterhorn. sv en fr ru uk
Diving the Cape Peninsula and False Bay. en
Jura (Kanton). de
Berlin. es de en fr nl pt ru uk zh


Project logo: a red, green and blue arrows pointing different directions, similar to compass

Wikivoyage brought 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. After a period of beta starting 10 November 2012, we formally launched on Wikimedia Foundation servers on 15 January 2013. We continue 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.)

Forums

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

The Summit page had monthly reports from the various language versions, but has been in abeyance since 2018.

Mailing list

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

Currently going on

Are any of the activities above actually still current?

Spræca

Þǣr sind nū 23 spræc fandunga Wikiscipfæreldes:

Sceaft

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

Date Spræc Code
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
20 2018-06-07 Bangla bn
21 Pashto ps
22 2020-08-27 Japanese ja
23 2020-12-15 Esperanto eo

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.

Note that Alemannic Wikivoyage is created using a custom namespace within Alemannic Wikipedia, see w:als:Buech:Raisefierer.

Statistics

  • Statistics at 12:01, 23 January 2021 (UTC)
Language Language (local) Wiki Good Total Edits Admins Users Active Users Files
1 English English en 30221 154406 4135004 48 2245963 509 1595
2 German Deutsch de 19081 90901 1346283 14 41780 131 698
3 Polish Polski pl 11442 13781 107720 2 10420 25 0
4 Italian Italiano it 9527 35774 685978 6 26811 107 0
5 Persian فارسی fa 8576 26821 112616 2 12571 17 24
6 French Français fr 7861 23580 484441 7 42305 47 56
7 Russian Русский ru 6249 26839 415036 5 30359 74 10488
8 Chinese 中文 zh 5060 22316 164106 6 13245 31 144
9 Dutch Nederlands nl 3716 11762 136763 7 11769 17 0
10 Portuguese Português pt 3648 7863 130150 3 12423 15 0
11 Spanish Español es 2645 9965 166248 2 21577 48 0
12 Hebrew עברית he 2340 15099 238636 2 8512 14 123
13 Vietnamese Tiếng Việt vi 1859 57380 95887 1 7118 15 0
14 Finnish Suomi fi 1787 3899 55630 1 2388 16 0
15 Swedish Svenska sv 1524 10512 84810 3 8573 8 0
16 Greek Ελληνικά el 1428 2728 25174 2 3995 11 1
17 Ukrainian Українська uk 952 2812 28990 3 5066 43 5
18 Romanian Română ro 907 2637 20678 1 2604 4 1
19 Bengali বাংলা bn 851 2100 17391 1 1860 12 0
20 Esperanto Esperanto eo 755 2590 42527 0 252 26 0
21 Pashto پښتو ps 315 878 6642 1 520 2 0
22 Turkish Türkçe tr 220 934 4436 0 192 32 0
23 Japanese 日本語 ja 210 1579 13590 2 767 23 0
24 Hindi हिन्दी hi 104 487 6384 1 1445 4 0

Grand Total

Articles Total Edits Admins Users Files
121,278 527,643 8,525,120 120 2,512,515 13,135

Listings Wikidata integration

  • English Wikivoyage: 26128 listings with a Wikidata identifier property
  • French Wikivoyage: 15334 listings with a Wikidata identifier property, 18571 listings with a Wikipedia identifier property
  • Russian Wikivoyage: 4396 listings with a Wikidata identifier property
  • German Wikivoyage: 3506 listings with a Wikidata identifier property
  • Spanish Wikivoyage: 205 listings with a Wikidata identifier property
  • Chinese Wikivoyage: 135 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. It applied to become a Wikimedia thematic organization and was approved on 3 May 2017. You can apply for membership to support the association and the Wikivoyage project.

Hū leornie ic mā?

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.

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Undertrametas

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.

Subpages of Wikivoyage on Meta

Proposal

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

Challenges

  • Copy editing is relatively poor across the project, due to a high number of contributors writing in a language other than their native one.
  • As of 2020, Wikitravel remains a strong competitor to Wikivoyage (at least in English). Although its article quality is nearly uniformly inferior as a result of having almost no community of experienced editors, Wikitravel articles tend to outrank Wikivoyage articles in search results, reducing readership and garnering contributions from casual editors unaware of Wikivoyage.