Tulu Wikipedia

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Favicon of Wikipedia Tulu Wikipedia
Logo of the Tulu Wikipedia
Type of site
Internet encyclopedia
Available in Tulu
Headquarters Miami, Florida
Owner Wikimedia Foundation[1]
Website tcy.wikipedia.org
Commercial No
Registration Open read access.
No registration needed for general editing, but necessary for certain tasks including
  • protected page edit 
  • page creation 
  • file upload 
Users 200
Launched August 2016 (as full site)
Content license
Creative Commons Attribution/
(most text also dual-licensed under GFDL)
Media licensing varies

The Tulu Wikipedia is the Tulu language edition of Wikipedia, run by the Wikimedia Foundation.[1] It currently has over 1,000 articles. It is the 23rd language of India to get a Wikipedia.[2] This followed eight years in incubation.[3]


Katherine Maher, the executive director of Wikimedia Foundation announced the launch of Tulu Wikipedia as a full site at the WIkiConference 2016.[1] It was in incubation since 2008. As of August 2016, it had 200 registeted editors with 10 of them being active, and over 1000 articles.[4]

Users and editors

Tulu Wikipedia statistics
Number of user accounts Number of articles Number of files Number of administrators
1974 908 0 1

See also


  1. ^ a b c "After eight years, Tulu Wikipedia goes live". The Hindu: Mobile Edition. 2016-08-07. Retrieved 2016-08-10. 
  2. ^ "India's 23rd Regional Language Wikipedia Goes Live in Tulu". Gadgets360. Retrieved 11 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Exercise to correct articles in Tulu Wikipedia begins". The Hindu. April 28, 2016. Retrieved 11 August 2016. 
  4. ^ http://www.medianama.com/2016/08/223-wikipedia-tulu-launch/

External links

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