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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 156,429
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] In 21 November 2017, total article crossed 52,518 articles.[2]

The total article count of the Bengali Wikipedia currently stands at a figure of 52,518 articles.[3]

Users and editors

Bengali Wikipedia statistics
Number of user accounts Number of articles Number of files Number of administrators
156429 52518 4333 19

See also


  1. ^ Noronha, Frederick (September 30, 2006). "Bengali Wikipedia crosses 10,000 articles". Indo-Asian News Service. Monsters and Critics. Archived from the original on 26 December 2013. Retrieved 25 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "A decade of Bangla Wikipedia An open call". The Daily Star (Bangladesh). March 17, 2014. Archived from the original on 23 March 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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