Bengali Wikipedia

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বাংলা উইকিপিডিয়ার প্রধান পাতা.png
The homepage of the Bengali Wikipedia.
Type of site
Internet encyclopedia project
Available in Bengali
Headquarters Dhaka & Kolkata
Owner Wikimedia Foundation
Commercial No
Registration Optional
Users 193,354
Launched January 27, 2004; 14 years ago (2004-01-27)
Current status online

The Bengali Wikipedia (Bengali: বাংলা উইকিপিডিয়া, Bānglā u'ikipiḍiẏā) is the Bengali language version of Wikipedia, run by the Wikimedia Foundation. It also has a phonetic Latin alphabet to Bengali script tool so Latin alphabet keyboards can be used to type Bengali without downloading any software.

Bengali Wikipedia was launched in January, 2004. It surpassed 10,000 articles in October 2006, becoming the second South-Asian language to do so.[1] In 16 August 2018, total article crossed 60,180 articles.[2]

The total article count of the Bengali Wikipedia stands at 60,180 articles.[3]

Users and editors[edit]

Bengali Wikipedia statistics
Number of user accounts Number of articles Number of files Number of administrators
193354 60180 4794 16

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Noronha, Frederick (September 30, 2006). "Bengali Wikipedia crosses 10,000 articles". Indo-Asian News Service. Monsters and Critics. Archived from the original on 26 December 2013. Retrieved 25 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "A decade of Bangla Wikipedia An open call". The Daily Star (Bangladesh). March 17, 2014. Archived from the original on 23 March 2014. Retrieved 15 April 2014. 
  3. ^ This prediction is based on {{NUMBEROF|ARTICLES|bn|N}} Wikipedia template that automatically updates article numbers. So this is not a permanent or fixed count. The number of articles shown here, change in real-time as soon as a new article is created or removed. Therefore, this is not a reliable source and the numbers shown here are subject to change without prior notice.

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