Odia Wikipedia

The Odia Wikipedia (Odia: ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଉଇକିପିଡ଼ିଆ) (also known as Oriya Wikipedia and orwiki) is the Odia edition of Wikipedia. It is a free, web-based, collaborative encyclopedia project supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. The project was started by Suneet Samaetha in June 2002[2][3] and reached 1,000 articles in May 2011.[4] This is one of the first four Indic Wikipedias started in 2002,[5] among over 20 Indic language Wikipedias.[6] The first edit on Odia Wikipedia occurred on 3 June 2002.[7]

Favicon of Wikipedia Odia Wikipedia
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Type of site
Internet encyclopedia project
Available inOdia
OwnerWikimedia Foundation
Created byOdia wiki community
URLor.wikipedia.org
CommercialCharitable
RegistrationOptional
LaunchedJune 2002; 18 years ago (2002-06)[1]
Current statusOnline
Content license
Creative Commons Attribution/
Share-Alike
3.0
(most text also dual-licensed under GFDL)
Media licensing varies

Growth, coverage and popularityEdit

Started in June 2002, it reached one thousand articles in May 2011.[4][8][9] As of January 2013, it has 3,184 articles, the 161st on the list of Wikipedias according to article count.[10] Odia Wikipedians have organized meetups and workshops in seven different cities like Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Anugul, Balasore, Bangalore and New Delhi[11] across India.[12] The readership has increased over 300% in the last six months. The page views per month is at 4.38 million. This Wikipedia ranks 134 among the 289 world language Wikipedias, as of 23 August 2015.[13][14]

StatisticsEdit

The table below contains details of the official Wikipedia statistics under the auspices of the Wikimedia Foundation for Odia language; the given information is the current numbers. Test Wikipedias are listed at the Wikimedia Incubator Wiki project.

Sl No. Language Language (local) Wiki Articles Total Edits Admins Users Active users Images Depth
175 Odia ଓଡ଼ିଆ or 2,449 15,252 81,640 4 3,346 63 27 146

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The table below contains a details sorted by the number of edits per article.

Sl No. Language Language (local) Wiki Edits / article Total / article Users / article Articles Edits Total Users
48 Odia ଓଡ଼ିଆ or 12.78 1.40 0.20 528 6 749 739 108

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Statistics of Odia Wikipedia's active users
 
Page views of Odia Wikipedia[17]

Wikipedia Report Card: summaries for Odia

Details Data Yearly change Monthly change
Page views per month 484,698 -- --
Article count 1,642 +154% +7%
New articles per day 4 -- --
Edits per month 1,780 +64% +9%
Active editors 9 -- +50%
Very active editors 2 -- +0%
New editors 1 -- --
Speakers 31,000,000 -- --
Editors per million speakers 0.3 -- --

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Article count stats of Wikipedia, contains articles that contain at least one internal link[19]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Help: This Is A Stub". Outlook. 13 June 2011. Archived from the original on 5 August 2012. Retrieved 20 June 2012.
  2. ^ "Wikipedia's Oriya Section Celebrated Its Eighth Year". 26 January 2012. batoi.com. Retrieved 20 June 2012.
  3. ^ Panigrahi, Subhashish. "There Exist 23 Indian-Language Wikipedias. The Oldest Just Turned 15". The Wire. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  4. ^ a b Meta contributors (6 May 2011). "Wikimedia News". Meta, discussion about Wikimedia projects. Retrieved 6 November 2011.
  5. ^ "Oriya Wikipedia celebrating its 8th birthday". eindiadiary.com. 25 January 2012. Retrieved 20 June 2012.
  6. ^ Renuka Phadnis (9 April 2011). "Attempts on to revive Oriya Wikipedia". Mangalore. The Hindu. Retrieved 20 June 2012.
  7. ^ "ପ୍ରଧାନ ପାତା (in Odia script, i.e. Main Page)". 3 June 2002. Retrieved 25 March 2014.
  8. ^ Wikimedia India Chapter contributors (9 June 2011). "WikiPatrika/2011-06/Community News/or". Wikimedia India Chapter. Retrieved 6 November 2011.
  9. ^ "Youths come forward to fill up Oriya Wikipedia". The New Indian Express. 9 April 2012. Retrieved 20 June 2012.
  10. ^ Meta contributors. "List of Wikipedias - Meta". meta.wikimedia.org. Retrieved 2 January 2013. 161 Oriya
  11. ^ "Oriya Wiki caught in a time warp". The New Indian Express. 4 April 2011. Retrieved 20 June 2012.
  12. ^ "Wikipedians decided to organise birthday of Oriya Wikipedia on 29th January". Orissadiary.com. 18 January 2012. Retrieved 20 June 2012.
  13. ^ Sampad, Shilpi (9 April 2012). "They bring Wikipedia closer home - 20 youngsters join hands to enrich online encyclopaedia in Oriya". Retrieved 20 June 2012.
  14. ^ Bhut, Payal (20 January 2012). "KNOWLEDGE PORTAL". The OrissaPost. Retrieved 20 June 2012.
  15. ^ All Wikipedias ordered by number of articles, List of Wikipedias.
  16. ^ List of Wikipedias by edits per article. Accessed 26 August 2007
  17. ^ Stats Wikimedia. 3 November 2011
  18. ^ Oriya Wikipedia at a glance. September 2011
  19. ^ "Article count (Official), Oriya Wikipedia". Stats.wikimedia.org. Retrieved 14 June 2012.

External linksEdit