German Wikipedia

German language edition of Wikipedia

The German Wikipedia (German: Deutschsprachige Wikipedia) is the German language edition of Wikipedia. Founded 16 March 2001, it is the second-oldest and the first non-English Wikipedia.

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Deutschsprachige Wikipedia
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Type of site
Internet encyclopedia project
Available inGerman
OwnerWikimedia Foundation
Created byGerman wiki community

By count of articles, it is the third largest Wikipedia, after the English Wikipedia and the Swedish Wikipedia.[1] As of February 2020, it has about 2,331,000 articles.[2]


  1. sv:Statistik – Retrieved October 20, 2015
  2. Special:Statistics on the German Wikipedia – Retrieved July 19, 2017

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