The Kannada Wikipedia is the Kannada language edition of Wikipedia. Started in June 2003, it's moderately active and has about 6,800 articles as of August 16, 2009, making it the 100th biggest Wikipedia edition. As of January 2013, it has 12,961 articles with 93 active users and 2,680 images, making it the 108th Wikipedia by articles count. Also, It is the 12th most popular Wikipedia in the Indian subcontinent.
The Kannada Wikipedia community held a meeting in Bangalore on April 2, 2006, which got fairly high press coverage.