Today, the English Wikipedia now stands at 3.5+ million articles (up from roughly 500,000 in March 2005), and more than 17 million across all languages.
No matter what you think about Wales, the foundation or the site, that’s an impressive feat.
(Source: press release)
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Wikipedia is a Wikimedia Foundation project to build free encyclopedias in all languages of the world. Virtually anyone with Internet access is free to contribute, by contributing neutral, cited information. As of March 2008 Wikipedia is offered in 250 languages.