Bengali Wikipedia

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Screenshot of the Bengali Wikipedia home page
The homepage of the Bengali Wikipedia.
Web address
Slogan একটি উন্মুক্ত বিশ্বকোষ
Commercial? No
Type of site
Internet encyclopedia project
Registration Optional (ঐচ্ছিক)
Available in Bengali
Users 82,894
Owner Wikimedia Foundation
Launched January 27, 2004; 11 years ago (2004-01-27)
Current status online

The Bengali Wikipedia (Bengali: বাংলা উইকিপিডিয়া, Bāŋlā u'ikipiḍiẏā) is the Bengali language version of Wikipedia, run by the Wikimedia Foundation. It also has a phonetic Latin alphabet to Bengali script tool so Latin alphabet keyboards can be used to type Bengali without downloading any software.

By September, 2014 the total article count of the Bengali Wikipedia had surpassed 32,259 articles, becoming the second South-Asian language to do so.[1] Also, as of November 13, 2009, it was the 67th largest Wikipedia by article count(with more than 20,500 articles).[citation needed]As of October 2011, it has over 33,000 articles and is the 76th largest Wikipedia by article count.[citation needed] In December 2013, total article crossed 28000 articles.[2]

The total article count of the Bengali Wikipedia currently stands at a figure of 35,300 articles


  1. ^ Noronha, Frederick (September 30, 2006). "Bengali Wikipedia crosses 10,000 articles". Indo-Asian News Service. Monsters and Critics. Retrieved 25 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "A decade of Bangla Wikipedia An open call". The Daily Star (Bangladesh). March 17, 2014. Retrieved 15 April 2014. 

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