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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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2017[edit]

28 March 2017[edit]

WikiProject Conservatism now covers 6000 or more articles in total.

24 February 2017[edit]

WikiProject National Basketball Association now includes 100 or more good articles.

8 February 2017[edit]

WikiProject Theatre now includes 60 or more good articles.

WikiProject Conservatism now includes 35 or more featured articles.

27 January 2017[edit]

Wikiproject Popular Culture now includes 5 or more featured articles.

14 January 2017[edit]

WikiProject Islam now includes 60 or more good articles.

8 January 2017[edit]

Wikiproject Popular Culture now includes 25 or more good articles.

2016[edit]

18 December 2016[edit]

WikiProject Television now includes 150 or more featured articles.

30 October 2016[edit]

WikiProject Ohio now includes 50 or more featured articles.

8 October 2016[edit]

WikiProject East Asia now covers 1500 or more articles in total.

2 October 2016[edit]

WikiProject Religion now includes 60 or more featured articles.

25 September 2016[edit]

WikiProject Norway now includes 20 or more featured articles.

15 September 2016[edit]

WikiProject North America now covers 3500 or more articles in total.

5 September 2016[edit]

WikiProject College football now includes 35 or more featured articles.

23 August 2016[edit]

WikiProject The Beatles now includes 125 or more good articles.

19 August 2016[edit]

WikiProject Films now includes 900 or more good articles.

20 June 2016[edit]

WikiProject Buddhism now includes 30 or more good articles.

24 April 2016[edit]

WikiProject Novels now includes 60 or more featured articles.

22 April 2016[edit]

WikiProject College football now includes 250 or more good articles.

9 March 2016[edit]

27 January 2016[edit]

WikiProject Buddhism now includes 10 or more featured articles.

25 January 2016[edit]

WikiProject Journalism now includes 35 or more featured articles.

2015[edit]

7 December 2015[edit]

WikiProject Religion now includes 140 or more good articles.

18 November 2015[edit]

Wikiproject Popular Culture now includes 20 or more good articles.

11 November 2015[edit]

WikiProject Vital Articles now includes 100 or more good articles.

1 November 2015[edit]

English Wikipedia hits 5,000,000th article, Persoonia terminalis.

29 October 2015[edit]

WikiProject Gastropods now covers 30,000 articles. JoJan (talk) 14:29, 29 October 2015 (UTC)

28 October 2015[edit]

WikiProject North America now covers 3000 or more articles in total.

13 October 2015[edit]

WikiProject Islam now includes 50 or more good articles.

12 October 2015[edit]

WikiProject Lakes now includes 20 or more good articles.

11 October 2015[edit]

WikiProject North America now covers 2500 or more articles in total.

9 October 2015[edit]

WikiProject North America now covers 1500 or more articles in total.

21 September 2015[edit]

WikiProject Russia now includes 70 or more featured articles.

13 September 2015[edit]

WikiProject Conservatism now covers 5500 or more articles in total.

5 September 2015[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia hits 2,000,000th article

26 August 2015[edit]

WikiProject Somerset now includes 146 or more good articles.

21 August 2015[edit]

WikiProject Somerset now includes 20 or more featured articles.

30 July 2015[edit]

WikiProject North America now includes 5 or more good articles.

16 July 2015[edit]

WikiProject Somerset now includes 30 or more good articles.

15 July 2015[edit]

WikiProject Somerset now includes 25 or more featured list articles.

24 June 2015[edit]

WikiProject Films now includes 800 or more good articles.

13 May 2015[edit]

WikiProject North America now covers 1000 or more articles in total.

7 April 2015[edit]

WikiProject Somerset now includes 25 or more good articles.

6 April 2015[edit]

WikiProject Somerset now includes 20 or more featured list articles.

1 April 2015[edit]

WikiProject Somerset now includes 20 or more good articles.

31 March 2015[edit]

WikiProject Somerset now includes 125 or more good articles.

16 February 2015[edit]

WikiProject Oregon now includes 150 or more good articles.

13 February 2015[edit]

WikiProject Television now includes 2000 or more good articles.

24 January 2015[edit]

WikiProject Films now includes 700 or more good articles.

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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)
5,000,000 English (1 November 2015)
2,000,000 Swedish (5 September 2015); Cebuano (14 February 2016); German (19 November 2016)
1,000,000 French (21 September 2010); Dutch (17 December 2011); Italian (22 January 2013); Russian (11 May 2013); Spanish (16 May 2013); Polish (24 September 2013); Waray-Waray (8 June 2014); Vietnamese (15 June 2014); Japanese (19 January 2016)
500,000 Portuguese (12 August 2009); Chinese (14 July 2012); Ukrainian (12 May 2014); Catalan (11 March 2016); Persian (27 July 2016); Arabic (6 March 2017)
200,000 Norwegian (Bokmål) (13 December 2008); Finnish (12 April 2009); Czech (6 July 2011); Hungarian (10 September 2011); Korean (19 May 2012); Romanian (5 August 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); Serbo-Croatian (27 July 2014); Esperanto (13 August 2014); Basque (19 September 2014); Slovak (5 February 2015); Danish (11 June 2015); Bulgarian (12 June 2015); Armenian (1 June 2016); Min Nan (22 September 2016); Hebrew (28 December 2016)
100,000 Volapük (7 September 2007); Lithuanian (18 January 2010); Slovene (15 August 2010); 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); Latin (18 December 2013); Greek (9 April 2014); Chechen (18 July 2015); Belarusian (28 August 2015); Georgian (12 October 2015); Azerbaijani (29 October 2015); Urdu (29 December 2015); Thai (30 January 2016)
50,000 Haitian (12 August 2008); Newar / Nepal Bhasa (15 April 2009); Tagalog (15 January 2011); Macedonian (2 October 2011); Occitan (30 October 2011); Piedmontese (31 December 2011); Telugu (13 March 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); Bosnian (28 April 2014); Breton (9 July 2014); Malagasy (29 December 2014); Kyrgyz (18 December 2015); Tajik (18 July 2016); Cantonese (30 December 2016)
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); Malayalam (5 September 2011); Western Panjabi (6 September 2011); Afrikaans (11 November 2011); Nepali (7 May 2012); Burmese (23 July 2012); Sicilian (27 October 2012); Bashkir (31 October 2012); Low Saxon (2 December 2012); Irish (14 June 2013); Kurdish (19 August 2013); Chuvash (10 November 2013); Scots (17 January 2014); Asturian (8 December 2014); Alemannic (12 October 2015); Punjabi (11 December 2015); Kannada (12 March 2016); Bavarian (20 July 2016); Quechua (15 February 2017)
10,000 Neapolitan (20 June 2006); Sundanese (13 April 2007); Walloon (20 March 2008); Samogitian (7 April 2009); Buginese (8 November 2011); Interlingua (5 December 2011); Banyumasan (10 January 2012); Sorani (3 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); Sinhalese (3 February 2014); Faroese (29 May 2014); Ossetian (20 December 2014); Amharic (29 March 2015); Scottish Gaelic (29 March 2015); Hill Mari (4 July 2015); Limburgish (31 August 2015); Oriya (8 October 2015); Upper Sorbian (12 December 2015); Sanskrit (23 August 2016); South Azerbaijani (18 September 2016); Ilokano (28 December 2016); Maithili (30 December 2016)
5,000 Tarantino (2 August 2007); Maori (10 September 2007); Kapampangan (1 April 2008); Nahuatl (5 September 2008); Gilaki (30 April 2009); Gan (29 March 2010); Central Bicolano (21 April 2011); Fiji Hindi (16 June 2011); Tibetan (14 December 2011); Northern Sami (1 July 2012); Dutch Low Saxon (12 September 2012); Voro (7 October 2012); Rusyn/Ruthenian (22 January 2013); Pashto (28 February 2014); Meadow Mari (9 May 2014); West Flemish (16 September 2014); Bhojpuri (19 October 2014); Zazaki (29 March 2015); Mingrelian (7 April 2015); Corsican (1 July 2015); Hakka (14 August 2015); Turkmen (27 August 2015); Emiliano-Romagnolo (21 October 2015); Sardinian (24 October 2015); Veps (28 December 2015); Northern Luri (28 January 2016); Sindhi (18 March 2016); Kashubian (11 April 2016); Wu (11 July 2016); Silesian (6 August 2016); Northern Sotho (1 November 2016); Crimean Tatar (4 December 2016); Khmer (21 December 2016); Classical Chinese (4 February 2017); Komi (11 March 2017)
2,000 Norman (14 November 2006); Friulian (22 April 2007); Pali (7 June 2007); Ligurian (2 November 2007); Divehi (28 December 2007); Romansh (29 January 2008); Franco-Provençal/Arpitan (2 May 2008); Maltese (5 May 2008); Manx (17 November 2008); Uyghur (17 June 2009); Ladino (3 July 2009); Ripuarian (5 November 2009); Anglo-Saxon (5 April 2010); Cornish (15 November 2010); Udmurt (21 April 2011); Navajo (18 May 2011); Komi-Permyak (11 June 2011); Somali (13 June 2011); Saterland Frisian (3 December 2011); Extremaduran (27 December 2011); Zeelandic (16 January 2012); Aymara (1 April 2012); Picard (10 June 2012); Gagauz (1 September 2012); Guarani (5 November 2012); Interlingue (31 December 2012); Lingala (6 January 2013); Assamese (13 January 2013); Acehnese (15 May 2013); Mirandese (18 September 2013); Shona (23 December 2013); Lower Sorbian (15 April 2014); Lezgian (8 June 2014); Zamboanga Chavacano (12 June 2014); Kabyle (1 November 2014); Min Dong (29 January 2015); Pangasinan (31 January 2015); Palatinate German (15 March 2015); North Frisian (29 March 2015); Kalmyk (8 May 2015); Erzya (16 May 2015); Avar (19 August 2015); Karachay-Balkar (28 August 2015); Goan Konkani (13 February 2016); Livvi-Karelian (21 March 2017)
1,000 Pennsylvania German (16 October 2006); Tongan (25 April 2007); Hawaiian (9 February 2008); Lojban (26 August 2009); Wolof (27 August 2009); Assyrian Neo-Aramaic (21 October 2009); Banjar (30 November 2010); Greenlandic (8 December 2010); Papiamentu (12 December 2010); Kinyarwanda (10 January 2011); Tok Pisin (5 March 2011); Lak (24 July 2011); Moksha (30 July 2011); 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); Karakalpak (14 August 2014); Aromanian (8 October 2014); Novial (29 October 2014); Tuvan (12 March 2015); Tetum (20 April 2015); Zhuang (6 July 2015); Kongo (21 November 2015); Kikuyu (7 March 2016); Jamaican Patois/Creole (1 June 2016); Luganda (21 June 2016); Abkhazian (23 December 2016)

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