German Wikipedia

Favicon of Wikipedia German Wikipedia
Deutschsprachige Wikipedia
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Type of siteInternet encyclopedia project
Available language(s)German
OwnerWikimedia Foundation
Created byGerman wiki community

The German Wikipedia (Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Language/data/iana scripts' not found.) is the German language edition of Wikipedia. Founded 16 March 2001, it is the second-oldest and the first non-English Wikipedia.

By count of articles, it is the third largest Wikipedia, after the English Wikipedia and the Swedish Wikipedia.[1] As of 4 July 2018, it had over 2,196,000 articles.[2]


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

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