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This page is for important milestones, statistics and Alexa ranking news concerning the English Wikipedia. Until June 2011, this page was located at Wikipedia:Announcements and was also used for posting news concerning the Wikimedia Foundation affecting the English Wikipedia. Past milestones, including past news items, can be viewed in the archives (on right).

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Milestones[edit]

10 June 2014[edit]

WikiProject North America now covers 750 or more articles in total.

8 June 2014[edit]

WikiProject Somerset now includes 100 or more good articles.

26 May 2014[edit]

WikiProject The Beatles now includes 15 or more featured articles.

23 May 2014[edit]

WikiProject Chemical Elements now includes 20 or more featured articles.

21 May 2014[edit]

WikiProject East Asia now includes 10 or more good articles.

5 May 2014[edit]

WikiProject Theatre now includes 50 or more good articles.

25 April 2014[edit]

4.5 million articles for English Wikipedia!!

14 April 2014[edit]

WikiProject Comedy now includes 50 or more featured list articles.

9 April 2014[edit]

WikiProject Psychology now includes 50 or more good articles.

7 April 2014[edit]

WikiProject College football now includes 30 or more featured articles.

WikiProject Novels now includes 50 or more featured articles.

WikiProject Films now includes 600 or more good articles.

WikiProject Theatre now includes 30 or more featured articles.

WikiProject Religion now includes 120 or more good articles.

WikiProject Conservatism now includes 30 or more featured articles.

2 January 2014[edit]

WikiProject Ohio now includes 150 or more good articles.


WikiProject East Asia now includes 1000 or more total articles.

1 January 2014[edit]

WikiProject Ohio now includes 150 or more good articles.

22 December 2013[edit]

WikiProject North America now covers 250 or more articles in total.

21 December 2013[edit]

WikiProject Japan now includes 125 or more good articles.

20 December 2013[edit]

WikiProject Japan now includes 273 or more good articles.

16 December 2013[edit]

WikiProject Japan now includes 100 or more featured articles.

12 December 2013[edit]

WikiProject Oregon now includes 30 or more featured articles.

10 December 2013[edit]

WikiProject Journalism now includes 102 or more good articles.

WikiProject Television now includes 125 or more featured articles.

25 November 2013[edit]

WikiProject Films now includes 593 or more good articles.

WikiProject Journalism now includes 30 or more featured articles.

23 November 2013[edit]

WikiProject Films now includes 592 or more good articles.

13 November 2013[edit]

WikiProject Japan now includes 263 or more good articles.

25 October 2013[edit]

Wikipedia in total for all 287 languages has reached 30,000,000 articles on October 20 around 12:07 UTC.
Previous milestones were: 10,000,000 articles on March 28, 2008 (press release), and 20,000,000 articles on October 22, 2011.

19 October 2013[edit]

WikiProject Films now includes 582 or more good articles.

18 October 2013[edit]

WikiProject Films now includes 110 or more featured articles.

Wikiproject The Clash now includes 3 or more good articles.

5 October 2013[edit]

WikiProject Journalism now includes 50 or more good articles.

20 September 2013[edit]

WikiProject Journalism now includes 100 or more good articles.

WikiProject Russia now includes 250 or more good articles.

WikiProject Family Guy now includes 100 or more good articles.

27 August 2013[edit]

WikiProject Christianity now includes 140 or more featured articles.

25 August 2013[edit]

The English Wikipedia now has 4000 or more featured articles.

14 August 2013[edit]

WikiProject Films now includes 566 or more good articles.

23 July 2013[edit]

WikiProject Chess now includes 4000 or more category articles.

17 June 2013[edit]

WikiProject Novels now includes 200 or more good articles.

15 June 2013[edit]

WikiProject Christianity now includes 400 or more good articles.

10 June 2013[edit]

WikiProject The Beatles now includes 75 or more good articles.

28 May 2013[edit]

Wikiproject Popular Culture now includes 10 or more good articles.

17 May 2013[edit]

WikiProject Japan now includes 231 or more good articles.

9 May 2013[edit]

WikiProject Vital Articles now includes 75 or more good articles.

7 May 2013[edit]

WikiProject Islam now includes 40 or more good articles.

5 May 2013[edit]

WikiProject Theatre now includes 40 or more good articles.

3 May 2013[edit]

WikiProject Films now includes 20 or more good articles.

1 May 2013[edit]

WikiProject Films now includes 550 or more good articles.

30 April 2013[edit]

WikiProject Journalism now includes 90 or more good articles.

28 April 2013[edit]

WikiProject College football now includes 200 or more good articles.

WikiProject North America now covers 200 or more articles in total.

26 April 2013[edit]

WikiProject South Park now includes 5 or more featured articles.

16 April 2013[edit]

WikiProject Comedy now includes 600 or more good articles.

23 March 2013[edit]

WikiProject Japan now includes 100 or more good articles.

14 March 2013[edit]

WikiProject Japan now includes 225 or more good articles.

WikiProject Anglicanism now includes 100 or more good articles.

WikiProject Somerset now includes 75 or more good articles.

1 March 2013[edit]

WikiProject Norway now includes 250 or more good articles.

27 January 2013[edit]

WikiProject Somerset now includes 15 or more featured list articles.

26 December 2012[edit]

WikiProject Films now includes 500 or more good articles.

19 December 2012[edit]

WikiProject Conservatism now covers 4000 or more articles in total.

8 December 2012[edit]

WikiProject Television now includes 1500 or more good articles.

7 December 2012[edit]

WikiProject Novels now includes 40 or more featured articles.

19 September 2012[edit]

WikiProject Television now includes 150 or more featured list articles.

12 September 2012[edit]

WikiProject Russia now includes 60 or more featured articles.

6 September 2012[edit]

WikiProject Journalism now includes 80 or more good articles.

4 September 2012[edit]

WikiProject North America now covers 150 or more articles in total.

1 September 2012[edit]

WikiProject The Simpsons now includes 20 or more featured list articles.

27 August 2012[edit]

WikiProject Ohio now includes 100 or more good articles.

17 August 2012[edit]

WikiProject Russia now includes 10 or more featured list articles.

For more details on these milestones, please see Wikimedia News and Wikipedia milestones on Meta.

Milestone Languages (dates milestones reached, in order of reaching them)
2,000,000 English (9 September 2007)
1,000,000 German (27 December 2009); French (21 September 2010); Dutch (17 December 2011); Italian (22 January 2013); Russian (11 May 2013); Spanish (16 May 2013); Swedish (15 June 2013); Polish (24 September 2013); Waray-Waray (8 June 2014); Vietnamese (15 June 2014)
500,000 Japanese (25 June 2008); Portuguese (12 August 2009); Chinese (14 July 2012); Cebuano (18 July 2013); Ukrainian (12 May 2014)
200,000 Norwegian (Bokmål) (13 December 2008); Finnish (12 April 2009); Catalan (21 September 2009); Czech (6 July 2011); Hungarian (10 September 2011); Korean (19 May 2012); Persian (9 July 2012); Romanian (5 August 2012); Arabic (21 October 2012); Indonesian (26 October 2012); Kazakh (29 November 2012); Turkish (9 December 2012); Malay (21 March 2013); Serbian (6 July 2013); Minangkabau (10 September 2013)
100,000 Volapük (7 September 2007); Esperanto (15 June 2008); Slovak (27 August 2008); Danish (29 December 2008); Hebrew (10 January 2010); Lithuanian (18 January 2010); Bulgarian (23 May 2010); Slovene (15 August 2010); Basque (21 May 2011); Croatian (7 July 2011); Hindi (30 August 2011); Estonian (25 August 2012); Galician (4 March 2013); Uzbek (20 March 2013); Norwegian (Nynorsk) (9 April 2013); Simple English (29 May 2013); Armenian (2 December 2013); Latin (18 December 2013); Serbo-Croatian (25 January 2014); Azerbaijani (25 March 2014); Greek (9 April 2014)
50,000 Haitian (12 August 2008); Newar / Nepal Bhasa (15 April 2009); Thai (4 September 2009); Tagalog (15 January 2011); Georgian (7 July 2011); Macedonian (2 October 2011); Occitan (30 October 2011); Piedmontese (31 December 2011); Telugu (13 March 2012); Belarusian (15 September 2012); Tamil (18 December 2012); Welsh (19 July 2013); Tatar (27 July 2013); Belarusian (Tarashkevitsa) (6 August 2013); Latvian (17 August 2013); Albanian (11 October 2013); Urdu (24 April 2014); Bosnian (28 April 2014); Breton (9 July 2014)
20,000 Bishnupriya Manipuri (16 August 2007); Luxembourgish (2 February 2008); Icelandic (15 February 2008); Marathi (22 September 2008); Bengali (28 June 2009); Javanese (13 July 2009); Aragonese (4 April 2010); Swahili (21 August 2010); Ido (23 August 2010); Lombard (14 April 2011); West Frisian (22 May 2011); Gujarati (1 June 2011); Yoruba (3 July 2011); Malagasy (16 July 2011); Malayalam (5 September 2011); Western Panjabi (6 September 2011); Afrikaans (11 November 2011); Nepali (7 May 2012); Cantonese (18 May 2012); Burmese (23 July 2012); Sicilian (27 October 2012); Bashkir (31 October 2012); Low Saxon (2 December 2012); Kyrgyz (3 December 2012); Irish (14 June 2013); Kurdish (19 August 2013); Tajik (9 September 2013); Chuvash (10 November 2013); Chechen (19 December 2013); Scots (17 January 2014)
10,000 Neapolitan (20 June 2006); Sundanese (13 April 2007); Asturian (20 November 2007); Walloon (20 March 2008); Quechua (13 March 2009); Samogitian (7 April 2009); Kannada (14 January 2011); Amharic (27 May 2011); Alemannic (22 June 2011); Buginese (8 November 2011); Interlingua (5 December 2011); Banyumasan (10 January 2012); Scottish Gaelic (17 May 2012); Sorani (3 August 2012); Min Nan (24 August 2012); Mazandarani (30 August 2012); Egyptian Arabic (5 March 2013); Yiddish (16 March 2013); Venetian (25 March 2013); Mongolian (8 August 2013); Sakha (5 January 2014); Sanskrit (13 January 2014); Sinhalese (3 February 2014); Punjabi (10 April 2014); Faroese (29 May 2014)
5,000 Corsican (22 December 2006); Tarantino (2 August 2007); Maori (10 September 2007); Kapampangan (1 April 2008); Upper Sorbian (24 July 2008); Nahuatl (5 September 2008); Gilaki (30 April 2009); Limburgish (3 October 2009); Ossetian (24 February 2010); Gan (29 March 2010); Central Bicolano (21 April 2011); Fiji Hindi (16 June 2011); Hill Mari (4 August 2011); Tibetan (14 December 2011); Bavarian (25 December 2011); Ilokano (19 April 2012); Northern Sami (1 July 2012); Dutch Low Saxon (12 September 2012); Voro (7 October 2012); Rusyn/Ruthenian (22 January 2013); North Frisian (1 July 2013); Oriya (16 December 2013); Pashto (28 February 2014); Turkmen (9 March 2014); Meadow Mari (9 May 2014); Pangasinan (22 June 2014)
2,000 Norman (14 November 2006); Friulian (22 April 2007); Bhojpuri/Bihari (29 April 2007); Novial (20 May 2007); Pali (7 June 2007); West Flemish (27 August 2007); Ligurian (2 November 2007); Divehi (28 December 2007); Romansh (29 January 2008); Zazaki (6 February 2008); Wu (17 February 2008); Classical Chinese (26 April 2008); Franco-Provençal/Arpitan (2 May 2008); Maltese (5 May 2008); Manx (17 November 2008); Khmer (27 November 2008); Kashubian (4 June 2009); Uyghur (17 June 2009); Ladino (3 July 2009); Ripuarian (5 November 2009); Sardinian (5 December 2009); Anglo-Saxon (5 April 2010); Hakka (15 August 2010); Cornish (15 November 2010); Udmurt (21 April 2011); Komi (16 May 2011); Navajo (18 May 2011); Komi-Permyak (11 June 2011); Somali (13 June 2011); Saterland Frisian (3 December 2011); Extremaduran (27 December 2011); Silesian (30 December 2011); Zeelandic (16 January 2012); Mingrelian (22 February 2012); Aymara (1 April 2012); Picard (10 June 2012); Gagauz (1 September 2012); Veps (19 September 2012); Guarani (5 November 2012); Interlingue (31 December 2012); Lingala (6 January 2013); Assamese (13 January 2013); Emiliano-Romagnolo (31 March 2013); Acehnese (15 May 2013); Mirandese (18 September 2013); Shona (23 December 2013); Lower Sorbian (15 April 2014); Crimean Tatar (28 April 2014); Lezgian (8 June 2014); Zamboanga Chavacano (12 June 2014)
1,000 Pennsylvania German (16 October 2006); Tongan (25 April 2007); Hawaiian (9 February 2008); Erzya (16 July 2009); Lojban (26 August 2009); Wolof (27 August 2009); Assyrian Neo-Aramaic (21 October 2009); Karachay-Balkar (25 April 2010); Kalmyk (8 May 2010); Banjar (30 November 2010); Greenlandic (8 December 2010); Papiamentu (12 December 2010); Kinyarwanda (10 January 2011); Tok Pisin (5 March 2011); Palatinate German (6 June 2011); Lak (24 July 2011); Moksha (30 July 2011); Avar (10 September 2011); Kabyle (18 February 2012); Sranan (26 August 2012); Kabardian (25 April 2013); Lao (17 August 2013); Tahitian (24 March 2014); Russian Buryat (25 April 2014); Igbo (2 June 2014); Nauruan (13 June 2014); Hausa (4 July 2014)

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