Oriya Wikipedia

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Favicon of Wikipedia Oriya Wikipedia
Wikipedia-logo-v2-or.svg
Oriya Wikipedia logo
Web address or.wikipedia.org
Slogan Oriya: ଏକ ଖୋଲା ଜ୍ଞାନକୋଷ (The Free Encyclopedia)
Commercial? Charitable
Type of site Internet encyclopedia project
Registration Optional
Available language(s) Oriya
Content license Creative Commons Attribution/
Share-Alike
3.0
(most text also dual-licensed under GFDL)
Media licensing varies
Owner Wikimedia Foundation
Created by Oriya wiki community
Launched June 2002; 11 years ago (2002-06)[1]
Current status Online

The Oriya Wikipedia (Oriya: ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଉଇକିପିଡିଆ) (AKA Odia Wikipedia and orwiki) is the Oriya edition of Wikipedia, a free, web-based, collaborative, encyclopedia project supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. The project started on June 2002 [2] and in May, 2011 count, this encyclopedia reached 1,000 articles.[3] This is one of the first four Indic Wikipedias started in 2002[4] among over 20 Indic language Wikipedias.[5] The first edit on Oriya Wikipedia occurred on 03 June 2002.[6]

Early history[edit]

Growth, coverage and popularity[edit]

Started in June 2002, it reached one thousand article by May 2011.[3][7][8] As of January 2013, it has 3184 articles and got rank 161 according to article count.[9] Oriya Wikipedians have organized meetups and workshops in seven different cities like Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Anugul, Balasore, Bangalore and New Delhi [10] across India.[11] The readership has increased over 300% in the last six months. The page views per month is at 4.84 lakh. This Wikipedia ranks 176 among the 286 world language Wikipedias.[12][13]

Statistics[edit]

The table below contains details of the official Wikipedia statistics under the auspices of the Wikimedia Foundation for Oriya language; the given information is the current numbers. Test Wikipedias are listed at the Wikimedia Incubator Wiki project.

Sl № Language Language (local) Wiki Articles Total Edits Admins Users Active Users Images Depth
175 Oriya ଓଡ଼ିଆ or 2,449 15,252 81,640 4 3,346 63 27 146

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The table below contains a details sorted by the number of edits per article.

Sl № Language Language (local) Wiki Edits / article Total / article Users / article Articles Edits Total Users
48 Oriya ଓଡ଼ିଆ or 12.78 1.40 0.20 528 6 749 739 108

[15]

Statistics of Oriya Wikipedia's active users
Page views of Oriya Wikipedia[16]

Wikipedia Report Card: summaries for Oriya

Details Data Yearly change Monthly change
Page Views per Month 484,698 -- --
Article Count 1,642 +154% +7%
New Articles per Day 4 -- --
Edits per Month 1,780 +64% +9%
Active Editors 9 -- +50%
Very Active Editors 2 -- +0%
New Editors 1 -- --
Speakers 31,000,000 -- --
Editors per Million Speakers 0.3 -- --

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Article count stats of Wikipedia, contains articles that contain at least one internal link[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Help: This Is A Stub". Outlook. 13 June 2011. Retrieved 20 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Wikipedia’s Oriya Section Celebrated Its Eighth Year". 26 January 2012. batoi.com. Retrieved 20 June 2012. 
  3. ^ a b Meta contributors (May 6, 2011). "Wikimedia News". Meta, discussion about Wikimedia projects. Retrieved November 6, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Oriya Wikipedia celebrating its 8th birthday". eindiadiary.com. January 25, 2012. Retrieved June 20, 2012. 
  5. ^ Renuka Phadnis (Apr 09, 2011). "Attempts on to revive Oriya Wikipedia". Mangalore. The Hindu. Retrieved June 20, 2012. 
  6. ^ "ପ୍ରଧାନ ପାତା (in Odia script, i.e. Main Page)". 03 June, 2002. Retrieved 25 March 2014. 
  7. ^ Wikimedia India Chapter contributors (June 9, 2011). "WikiPatrika/2011-06/Community News/or". Wikimedia India Chapter. Retrieved November 6, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Youths come forward to fill up Oriya Wikipedia". The New Indian Express. 9 April 2012. Retrieved 20 June 2012. 
  9. ^ Meta contributors. "List of Wikipedias - Meta". meta.wikimedia.org. Retrieved 2 January 2013. "161 Oriya" 
  10. ^ "Oriya Wiki caught in a time warp". The New Indian Express. 4 April 2011. Retrieved 20 June 2012. 
  11. ^ "Wikipedians decided to organise birthday of Oriya Wikipedia on 29th January". Orissadiary.com. January 18, 2012. Retrieved June 20, 2012. 
  12. ^ Sampad, Shilpi (9 April 2012). "They bring Wikipedia closer home - 20 youngsters join hands to enrich online encyclopaedia in Oriya". Retrieved 20 June 2012. 
  13. ^ Bhut, Payal (20 Jan 2012). "KNOWLEDGE PORTAL". The OrissaPost. Retrieved 20 June 2012. 
  14. ^ All Wikipedias ordered by number of articles, List of Wikipedias.
  15. ^ List of Wikipedias by edits per article. Accessed 26 August 2007
  16. ^ Stats Wikimedia. 3 November 2011
  17. ^ Oriya Wikipedia at a glance. September 2011
  18. ^ "Article count (Official), Oriya Wikipedia". Stats.wikimedia.org. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 

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