Punjabi Wikipedia

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Punjabi Wikipedia
Wikipedia-logo-v2-pa.png Wikipedia-logo-v2-pnb.png
Eastern Punjabi Wikipedia (above) and Western Punjabi Wikipedia (below)
Web address pa.wikipedia.org
Slogan ਇੱਕ ਅਜ਼ਾਦ ਗਿਆਨਕੋਸ਼
کھلا انسائیکلوپیڈیا
The Free Encyclopaedia
Commercial? No
Type of site
Internet encyclopedia project
Registration Optional
Available in Punjabi
Users 6,449 (September 2013)[1]
33,379 (March 2015)
Content license
Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 and GFDL, Media licensing varies
Owner Wikimedia Foundation
Created by Punjabi Wiki community
Editor Punjabi Wiki community
Launched June 3, 2002; 12 years ago (2002-06-03) (Eastern Punjabi)
October 24, 2008; 6 years ago (2008-10-24) (Western Punjabi)
Current status Active

The Punjabi Wikipedia is the Punjabi language edition of Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.[2][3] There are two Punjabi Wikipedia editions viz. Eastern Punjabi Wikipedia and Western Punjabi Wikipedia.

Eastern edition domain came into existence on June 3, 2002[3][4] but the first three articles were only written in August 2004[5] In July 2012, it had reached 2,400 articles.[3]

Western edition was started on October 24, 2008 as incubator and its domain came into existence on August 13, 2009. It has 33,379 articles as of March 2015.

Eastern edition[edit]

Since August 2012, it has about 26 million readers from all over the world and about 3400 articles[6] and as of October 14 there are 3,701 articles.[1]

The first Punjabi Wikipedia workshop was organized in Ludhiana on July 28, 2012[2] and later another on August 16, 2012 at the Punjabi University in Patiala[7] to inform people how to edit and add to the wiki.

Western Edition[edit]


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