Hindi Wikipedia

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हिन्दी विकिपीडिया
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Type of site
Internet encyclopedia project
Available inHindi
OwnerWikimedia Foundation
Websitehi.wikipedia.org
CommercialNo
RegistrationOptional
Launched11 July 2003

The Hindi Wikipedia is the Hindi edition of Wikipedia. It was launched in July 2003. As of August 2019, it has 132,673 articles.

Google Translator Toolkit usage[edit]

The Hindi Wikipedia was launched on 11 July 2003. In July 2010, Google announced that they had been working with Hindi Wikipedians to translate English language articles into Hindi and had since 2008 translated 600,000 words in Hindi using a combination of Google Translate and manual checking.[1] This coordinated translation contributed to growth for the site.[2]

Timeline[edit]

  • 11 July 2003 – Hindi Wikipedia launched
  • 25 January 2005 – Number of articles on Hindi Wikipedia reached 1,000.
  • 16 January 2007 – Number of articles on Hindi Wikipedia reached 5,000.
  • 14 March 2007 – Number of articles on Hindi Wikipedia reached 10,000.
  • 6 December 2007 – Number of articles on Hindi Wikipedia reached 15,000.
  • 29 May 2008 – Number of articles on Hindi Wikipedia reached 20,000.
  • 11 July 2008 – Hindi Wikipedia five years completed.
  • 9 May 2009 – Number of articles on Hindi Wikipedia reached 30,000.
  • 8 September 2009 – Hindi Wikipedia becomes the largest version of Wikipedia in Indian languages.
  • 14 September 2009 – Number of articles on Hindi Wikipedia reached 50,000.
  • 13 February 2010 – Hindi Wikipedia has more than 25,000 members.
  • 20 June 2010 – Hindi Wikipedia has more than 30,000 members.
  • 26 November 2010 – Hindi Wikipedia has more than 37,000 members.
  • 29 January 2011 – Hindi Wikipedia has more than 40,000 members.
  • 14 August 2011 – Hindi Wikipedia, the number of members exceeds 50,000.
  • 30 August 2011 – Number of articles becomes more than 100,000

Research[edit]

In 2019 the Hindi Wikipedia has 55 thousand unique categories and 55.68% of them do not have appropriate page in the category namespace. The average article in this language version has 5 categories, while number of unique categories per articles ratio is 0.42. The largest number of articles has Nature (27%) and Science (16%) category. In Hindi Wikipedia articles related to Business and People has the highest average quality. Content about Law is read more often and has the highest authors' interest on average.[3]

Users and editors[edit]

Hindi Wikipedia statistics
Number of user accounts Number of articles Number of files Number of administrators
476635 132673 4036 11

References[edit]

  1. ^ Translating wikipedia. Retrieved on 27 Oct 2010.
  2. ^ Wikipedia statistics. Retrieved on 29 Oct 2013.
  3. ^ Lewoniewski, Włodzimierz; Węcel, Krzysztof; Abramowicz, Witold (2019). "Multilingual Ranking of Wikipedia Articles with Quality and Popularity Assessment in Different Topics". Computers. 8 (3). doi:10.3390/computers8030060. Retrieved 20 August 2019.

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