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  1. www.wikipedia.orgWikipedia

    Wikipedia is a free online encyclopedia, created and edited by volunteers around the world and hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation.

  2. Community portal – The central hub for editors, with resources, links, tasks, and announcements. Village pump – Forum for discussions about Wikipedia itself, including policies and technical issues. Site news – Sources of news about Wikipedia and the broader Wikimedia movement.

  3. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › WikipediaWikipedia - Wikipedia

    Wikipedia is a free content online encyclopedia written and maintained by a community of volunteers, known as Wikipedians, through open collaboration and the wiki software MediaWiki.

  4. The English Wikipedia is the primary English-language edition of Wikipedia, an online encyclopedia. It was created by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger on 15 January 2001, as Wikipedia's first edition. English Wikipedia is hosted alongside other language editions by the Wikimedia Foundation, an American nonprofit organization.

  5. Wikipedia currently has more than sixty-three million articles in more than 300 languages, including 6,833,199 articles in English, with 118,638 active contributors in the past month. Wikipedia's fundamental principles are summarized in its five pillars.

  6. Wikipedia was initially conceived as a feeder project for the Wales-founded Nupedia, an earlier project to produce a free online encyclopedia, volunteered by Bomis, a web-advertising firm owned by Jimmy Wales, Tim Shell and Michael E. Davis.

  7. Wikipedia is a free online encyclopedia website in 336 languages of the world. 324 languages are currently active and 13 are closed. People can freely use it, share it, and change it, without having to pay. It is also one of the biggest wiki organizations.

  8. Wikipedia started on January 15, 2001 and it has over 35,000,000 articles in many languages, including 252,478 in Simple English. Most of these articles are in languages other than English. Every day, hundreds of people from around the world make hundreds of changes and create lots of new articles.

  9. simple.wikipedia.org › wiki › Main_PageWikipedia

    The Simple English Wikipedia is for everyone, such as children and adults who are learning English. There are 252,721 articles on the Simple English Wikipedia. All of the pages are free to use.

  10. "Free" refers to licensing, as explained above; "anyone can edit" refers to the fact that Wikipedia is a wiki, a website that nearly anyone with access to the web can edit without asking for permission. However, Wikipedia strives to be a reliable encyclopedia that presents to the reader verifiable information written from a neutral point of view.

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