free knowledge database project hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation and edited by volunteers

Wikidata is a wiki that is a database, a collection of data on the internet. The information stored on Wikidata can be used by other websites including Wikipedia. Wikidata is designed so that humans and machines can read it. As of March 2019 it contains more than 55 million items and and has 21 thousands active users.[3]

Main page of Wikidata
Type of site
Available inmultiple languages
Created byWikidata editors
Alexa rankPositive decrease 9,195 (February 2019)[1]
Launched29 October 2012; 7 years ago (2012-10-29)[2]

Wikidata provides support for Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons, other wikis of the Wikimedia movement, and to anyone in the world.


  1. " Traffic, Demographics and Competitors - Alexa". Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  2.; retrieved: 14 November 2018; quotation: Since went live on 30 October 2012,.
  3. "Statistics". Wikidata. Wikimedia Foundation. September 5, 2016. Retrieved September 5, 2016.