Bengali Wikipedia

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Bengali Wikipedia
The homepage of the Bengali Wikipedia.
Type of site
Internet encyclopedia project
Available in Bengali
Headquarters Dhaka & Kolkata
Owner Wikimedia Foundation
Slogan(s) "Ēkaṭi Mukta Biśbakōṣa"
একটি মুক্ত বিশ্বকোষ
Commercial No
Registration Optional
Users 141,370
Launched January 27, 2004 (2004-01-27)
Current status online

The Bengali Wikipedia (Bengali: বাংলা উইকিপিডিয়া, Bānglā u'ikipiḍiẏā) is the Bengali language version of Wikipedia, run by the Wikimedia Foundation. It also has a phonetic Latin alphabet to Bengali script tool so Latin alphabet keyboards can be used to type Bengali without downloading any software.

Bengali Wikipedia surpassed 10,000 articles in October 2006, becoming the second South-Asian language to do so.[1] Also, as of November 13, 2009, it was the 67th largest Wikipedia by article count (with more than 20,500 articles).[citation needed] As of October 2011, it has over 33,000 articles and is the 76th largest Wikipedia by article count.[citation needed] In 21 March 2017, total article crossed 48,985 articles.[2]

The total article count of the Bengali Wikipedia currently stands at a figure of 48,985 articles.[3]

Users and editors

Bengali Wikipedia statistics
Number of user accounts Number of articles Number of files Number of administrators
141370 48985 4105 18

See also


  1. ^ Noronha, Frederick (September 30, 2006). "Bengali Wikipedia crosses 10,000 articles". Indo-Asian News Service. Monsters and Critics. Retrieved 25 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "A decade of Bangla Wikipedia An open call". The Daily Star (Bangladesh). March 17, 2014. Retrieved 15 April 2014. 
  3. ^ Please note that this prediction is based on {{NUMBEROF|ARTICLES|bn|N}} Wikipedia template that automatically updates article numbers. So this is not a permanent or fixed count. The number of articles shown here, change in real-time as soon as a new article is created or removed. Therefore, this is not a relieable source and the numbers shown here are subject to change without prior notice.

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