Wikivoyage

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

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.

Mailinglijst

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

Currently going on

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Are any of the activities above actually still current?

Talen

Er zijn op dit moment 25 talenversies van Wikivoyage:

Creation

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

Actief sinds

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Taalcode

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
24 2021-01-19 Turkish tr
25 2022-03-24 Shan shn

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 12:00, 27 June 2022 (UTC)
Language Language (local) Wiki Good Total Edits Admins Users Active Users Files
1 English English en 31374 163159 4468837 42 2270345 452 1762
2 German Deutsch de 19899 98514 1454920 12 46563 131 715
3 Polish Polski pl 12533 14954 119281 2 13450 23 0
4 Italian Italiano it 10690 38897 749331 6 31571 61 0
5 Persian فارسی fa 8653 28205 116856 2 13664 15 24
6 French Français fr 8177 24475 508926 6 46535 48 73
7 Russian Русский ru 6454 29013 504801 5 33315 72 11949
8 Chinese 中文 zh 5136 23264 180414 5 15043 40 177
9 Dutch Nederlands nl 4241 12458 143742 4 14763 20 0
10 Portuguese Português pt 3960 9308 134842 2 15132 16 0
11 Spanish Español es 3015 10838 189232 2 25215 25 0
12 Hebrew עברית he 2428 15889 250862 2 9424 13 123
13 Vietnamese Tiếng Việt vi 1906 61044 108119 1 9463 10 0
14 Finnish Suomi fi 1789 3917 56384 1 2678 6 0
15 Swedish Svenska sv 1529 10565 88277 3 10732 13 0
16 Greek Ελληνικά el 1422 2737 25932 2 4470 9 1
17 Esperanto Esperanto eo 1071 3116 49404 1 622 15 0
18 Ukrainian Українська uk 1006 2957 32515 3 5938 26 5
19 Bengali বাংলা bn 974 2771 25031 2 2582 16 0
20 Romanian Română ro 909 2672 21115 1 2850 13 0
21 Japanese 日本語 ja 669 3087 28248 2 2352 26 0
22 Turkish Türkçe tr 368 1962 8806 2 988 10 0
23 Pashto پښتو ps 317 889 6729 1 635 4 0
24 Shan လိၵ်ႈတႆး shn 127 1435 5104 1 194 6 0
25 Hindi हिन्दी hi 107 538 6727 1 1673 5 0

Grand Total

Articles Total Edits Admins Users Files
128,754 566,664 9,284,435 111 2,580,197 14,829
Tracked in Phabricator:
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NOTE: Because of bugzilla:40009, the numbers shown in the above table may not reflect the real status of each wiki.


  • Statistics at 12:00, 27 June 2022 (UTC)
Language Language (local) Wiki Good Total Edits Admins Users Active Users Files
1 English English en 31374 163159 4468837 42 2270345 452 1762
2 German Deutsch de 19899 98514 1454920 12 46563 131 715
3 Polish Polski pl 12533 14954 119281 2 13450 23 0
4 Italian Italiano it 10690 38897 749331 6 31571 61 0
5 Persian فارسی fa 8653 28205 116856 2 13664 15 24
6 French Français fr 8177 24475 508926 6 46535 48 73
7 Russian Русский ru 6454 29013 504801 5 33315 72 11949
8 Chinese 中文 zh 5136 23264 180414 5 15043 40 177
9 Dutch Nederlands nl 4241 12458 143742 4 14763 20 0
10 Portuguese Português pt 3960 9308 134842 2 15132 16 0
11 Spanish Español es 3015 10838 189232 2 25215 25 0
12 Hebrew עברית he 2428 15889 250862 2 9424 13 123
13 Vietnamese Tiếng Việt vi 1906 61044 108119 1 9463 10 0
14 Finnish Suomi fi 1789 3917 56384 1 2678 6 0
15 Swedish Svenska sv 1529 10565 88277 3 10732 13 0
16 Greek Ελληνικά el 1422 2737 25932 2 4470 9 1
17 Esperanto Esperanto eo 1071 3116 49404 1 622 15 0
18 Ukrainian Українська uk 1006 2957 32515 3 5938 26 5
19 Bengali বাংলা bn 974 2771 25031 2 2582 16 0
20 Romanian Română ro 909 2672 21115 1 2850 13 0
21 Japanese 日本語 ja 669 3087 28248 2 2352 26 0
22 Turkish Türkçe tr 368 1962 8806 2 988 10 0
23 Pashto پښتو ps 317 889 6729 1 635 4 0
24 Shan လိၵ်ႈတႆး shn 127 1435 5104 1 194 6 0
25 Hindi हिन्दी hi 107 538 6727 1 1673 5 0

Grand Total

Articles Total Edits Admins Users Files
128,754 566,664 9,284,435 111 2,580,197 14,829

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.

How do I learn more?

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.

Categorie

Subpagina's

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.

Subpagina's van Wikivoyage op Meta

Voorstel

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.

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