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This is a page detailing various records of Wikipedia. Some of them may never be fully known, but it's worth listing the ones we know. Please fill the gaps in, and add your own records (as long as they are sensible)!

Beginnings[edit]

See also: Wikipedia:Wikipedia's oldest articles, Wikipedia:2001

Articles[edit]

Edits[edit]

  • Most edited article:[6]
  • Article edited by the largest number of users:
  • Article unedited for the longest time: See WP:Dusty articles
  • Article that was stub for longest time: Cannot be determined, because there is no clear definition of how long the text of an article has to be for the article to stop being a stub.
  • Most edits to one article in a single day: 7 July 2005 London bombings (2,857 edits in 24 hours; the article was receiving up to 15 edits per minute at some stages)
  • Most edits by a user (bot): Cydebot has 4,522,725 edits as of 04:38, 5 August 2013 (UTC).[7]
  • Most edits by a user (non-bot): Koavf (1,314,157 edits as of 04:39, 5 August 2014 (UTC))[7]
  • Most edits by an IP address: 202.156.6.54 (19,344 edits as of July 5, 2013; the IP address was used by around 300,000 people)

Titles[edit]

Article with longest title[edit]

See the sortable table below for the articles with the longest titles.

Characters counting spaces Characters excluding spaces Article title
217 182 To authorize the President to extend the term of the Agreement for Cooperation between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Korea Concerning Civil Uses of Nuclear Energy
210 182 To amend title 10, United States Code, to require an Inspector General investigation of allegations of retaliatory personnel actions taken in response to making protected communications regarding sexual assault
209 170 Suzukake no Ki no Michi de "Kimi no Hohoemi o Yume ni Miru" to Itte Shimattara Bokutachi no Kankei wa Dō Kawatte Shimau no ka, Bokunari ni Nannichi ka Kangaeta Ue de no Yaya Kihazukashii Ketsuron no Yō na Mono
198 167 To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to maintain or replace certain facilities and structures for commercial recreation services at Smith Gulch in Idaho
190 159 Another Demonstration of the Cliff-Guibert Fire Hose Reel, Showing a Young Girl Coming from an Office, Detaching Hose, Running with It 60 Feet, and Playing a Stream, All Inside of 30 Seconds
186 156 To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act to extend through 2018 the authority of the Federal Election Commission to impose civil money penalties on the basis of a schedule of penalties
185 155 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to take certain Federal lands located in El Dorado County, California, into trust for the benefit of the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians
182 182 Lopadotemachoselachogaleokranioleipsanodrimhypotrimmatosilphioparaomelitokatakechymenokichlepikossyphophattoperisteralektryonoptekephalliokigklopeleiolagoiosiraiobaphetraganopterygon
180 153 Instruction Concerning the Criteria for the Discernment of Vocations with regard to Persons with Homosexual Tendencies in view of their Admission to the Seminary and to Holy Orders
171 146 Calling on Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr., to appoint a special counsel to investigate the targeting of conservative nonprofit groups by the Internal Revenue Service
167 143 Captain Underpants and the Invasion of the Incredibly Naughty Cafeteria Ladies from Outer Space (and the Subsequent Assault of the Equally Evil Lunchroom Zombie Nerds)
165 143 International Association of Marble, Slate and Stone Polishers, Rubbers and Sawyers, Tile and Marble Setters' Helpers and Marble Mosaic and Terrazzo Workers' Helpers

Article with shortest title[edit]

Links[edit]

Disambiguation pages[edit]

  • In May 2014 the disambiguation pages with the largest numbers of entries were:[8]
Disambiguation page Number of "May refer to" entries
St. Mary's Church 584
Communist Party (disambiguation) 569
Aliabad 520

Consensus participation[edit]

Languages[edit]

  • Article in largest number of languages (apart from Main Page):
    • excluding test wikis: Russia in 271 languages
    • including test wikis: Kurów in 345 languages (See Stats)
  • Featured article on the most different language Wikipedias: Mars (19)
  • Featured article in largest number of language Wikipedias but not English: World War II (18)
  • Featured article on the highest percentage of different language Wikipedias: The Swimming Hole (exists only in English and German, and is featured on both) (although at the end of 2010, translations into at least three other languages have been made, bringing down the average Featuredness)
  • Language with highest percentage of featured articles:
  • Fastest-growing language Wikipedia:

Pictures[edit]

Deletion[edit]

Categories and templates[edit]

Numbers[edit]

High-use pages[edit]

Database reports[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wikipedia:Wikipedia's oldest articles
  2. ^ Wikipedia:Picture of the day/May 2004
  3. ^ "Wikipedia article traffic statistics". October 2011. Retrieved 2013-07-05. 
  4. ^ "Wikipedia article traffic statistics: Michael Jackson". June 2009. Retrieved 2010-04-30. 
  5. ^ "Wikipedia Article Traffic Jumps". Retrieved January 6, 2014. 
  6. ^ a b c Wikipedia:Database reports/Pages with the most revisions
  7. ^ a b Calculated using the MediaWiki API; using a URL like this one
  8. ^ Schneider, Todd (30 May 2014). "What Is the Longest Disambiguation Page on Wikipedia?". Future Tense. Slate. Retrieved 2 June 2014.  Article includes links to a Google spreadsheet of largest 1000 and a .csv file of the whole dataset used