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Wikipedia (/ˌwɪkɪˈpiːdiə/ (About this soundlisten), /ˌwɪkiˈpiːdiə/ (About this soundlisten) WIK-ih-PEE-dee-ə) is a multilingual, web-based, free encyclopedia based on a model of openly editable and viewable content, a wiki. It is the largest and most popular general reference work on the World Wide Web, and is one of the most popular websites by Alexa rank. It is owned and supported by the Wikimedia Foundation, a non-profit organization which operates on money it receives from donors.
Type of site
|Available in||285 languages|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Created by||Jimmy Wales|
Farhan Rana Rajpoot
|CEO||Farhan Rana Rajpoot|
|Alexa rank||12 (Global, May 2020[update])|
|Users||>Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character "[". active users[note 2] and >Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character "[". registered users|
1,145 administrators (English)
|Launched||January 15, 2001|
|CC Attribution / Share-Alike 3.0|
Most text is also dual-licensed under GFDL; media licensing varies
|Written in||LAMP platform|
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