Arabic Wikipedia

Arabic language version of Wikipedia
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inception
July 9, 2003
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arwiki
arawiki
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official name
ويكيبيديا العربية (arabic)
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الموسوعة الحرة التي يستطيع الجميع تحريرها (arabic)
Wikimedia language code
ar
official website
number of registered users/contributors
201720181.2M1.4M
1,543,563
point in time
September 17, 2018
preferred
1,405,795
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November 15, 2017
1,395,156
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October 23, 2017
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1,184,662
point in time
May 19, 2016
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https://ar.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?search=$1
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Arabic Wikipedia
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Wikipedia creation date
4/20/2005
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Wikipedia opening text
The Arabic Wikipedia (Arabic: ويكيبيديا العربية‎) is the Arabic language version of Wikipedia. It started on 9 July 2003. As of January 2020, it has 1,016,152 articles, 1,756,053 registered users and 33,509 files and it is the 15th largest edition of Wikipedia by article count, and ranks 12th in terms of depth among Wikipedias that are above 50,000 articles. It was the first Semitic language to exceed 100,000 articles on 25 May 2009, and also the first Semitic language to exceed 1 million articles on 17 November 2019. The design of the Arabic Wikipedia differs somewhat from other Wikipedias. Most notably, since Arabic is written right-to-left, the location of links is a mirror image of those Wikipedias in languages written left-to-right. Prior to Wikipedia's update to MediaWiki 1.16, Arabic Wikipedia had a default page background of the site inspired by Arabic/Islamic tiling or ornament styles. Switching from MediaWiki's new default Vector layout to the original MonoBook layout may restore this page background.
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ويكيبيديا
Arab Wikipedia
Ar.wikipedia.org
Arabic wikipedia
ويكيبيديا العربية
Wikipedia in Arabic
Arwiki
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202,546
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number of subscribers
27,400
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30,175
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arwiki
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number of subscribers
419
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