Wikipedia, a leading source for internet users to gather information related to various fields that includes science, technology, politics, Art, commerce and sports etc.
It's an freely editable and dictionary website that has received more than 6, 400,000,000 hits in the year 2011. Wikipedia contains more than 25, 430, 000 articles segregated in to different categories, the website has more than 39, 300, 000 registered users from which 300,000 users will actively use the website.
It provides a free editing option for every registered individuals to share their knowledge on particular aspect which resulted in over 1, 541, 390, 000 edits from the time of its launch in the year 2001.
Wikipedia contains enormous content or articles related to different fields of which 15% content involves biographies or person, 14% of articles are associated to Geography and historical places and 30% of the entire Wikipedia content shares information related to Culture and Arts.
The entire Wikipedia content is available in 10 different languages of which 4, 176, 230 articles are written in English, over 1, 557, 163 articles are presented in German language and more than 1, 358, 352 articles present over Wikipedia are written in French language.
It takes more than 16 years 9 months to read the entire content on Wikipedia
Over 87% of contributors for Wikipedia are men
On Alexa, Wikipedia grabs 6th position in comparison to other sites