Taiwan,[II][m] officially the Republic of China (ROC),[I][n] is a country in East Asia. It is located at the junction of the East and South China Seas in the northwestern Pacific Ocean, with the People's Republic of China (PRC) to the northwest, Japan to the northeast, and the Philippines to the south. The territories controlled by the ROC ...
All data are in current United States dollars. Historical data can be found here. Table The table initially ranks each country or territory with their latest available estimates, and can be reranked by either of the sources. Notes:
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Editors of the English Wikipedia have pioneered some ideas as conventions, policies or features which were later adopted by Wikipedia editions in some of the other languages. These ideas include "featured articles", the neutral-point-of-view policy, navigation templates, the sorting of short "stub" articles into sub-categories, dispute resolution m...
The English Wikipedia reached 4,000,000 registered user accounts on 1 April 2007, over a year since the millionth Wikipedianregistered an account in February 2006. Over 1,100,000 editors have edited Wikipedia more than 10 times.Over 30,000 editors perform more than 5 edits per month, and over 3,000 perform more than 100 edits per month. On March 1,...
One controversy in the English Wikipedia concerns which national variety of the English language is to be preferred, two candidates being American English and British English. Suggestions range from standardizing upon a single form of English to forking the English Wikipedia project.A style guideline states, "the English Wikipedia has no general preference for a major national variety of the language" and "an article on a topic that has strong ties to a particular English-spe...
A 2013 study from Oxford University concluded that the most disputed articles on the English Wikipedia tended to be broader issues, while on other language Wikipedias the most disputed articles tended to be regional issues; this is due to the English language's status as a global lingua franca, which means that some who edit the English Wikipedia have English as their second language. The study stated that the most disputed entries on the English Wikipedia were: George W. Bush, anarchism, Muh...
Threats against high schools
Incidents of threats of violence against high schools on Wikipedia have been reported in the press. The Glen A. Wilson High School was the subject of such a threat in 2008, and a 14-year-old was arrested for making a threat against Niles West High Schoolon Wikipedia in 2006.
A "WikiProject" is a group of contributors who want to work together as a team to improve Wikipedia. These groups may focus on a specific topic area (for example, women's history), a specific location or a specific kind of task (for example, checking newly created pages). As of August 2022, the English Wikipedia had over 2,000 WikiProjects, for whi...
Community-produced news publications include The Signpost. The Signpost (previously known as The Wikipedia Signpost) is the English Wikipedia's newspaper. It is managed by the Wikipedia community and is published online weekly.Each edition contains stories and articles related to the Wikipedia community. The publication was founded in January 2005 ...Ayers, Phoebe; Matthews, Charles; Yates, Ben (2008). "12. Community and Communication §§ Communicating with Other Editors". How Wikipedia Works: And how You Can be a Part of it. No Starch Press. pp...Hoffman, David A.; Mehra, Salil (2010). "Wikitruth Through Wikiorder". Emory Law Journal. 59(2010).Hyatt, Josh. "Secrets of Greatness: Great Teams". Fortune. 1 June 2006.Lih, Andrew (2009). The Wikipedia Revolution: How a Bunch of Nobodies Created the World's Greatest Encyclopedia (First ed.). New York City: Hyperion. ISBN 978-1-4013-0371-6.(alkaline paper).
Japan (Japanese: 日本, [ɲihoɴ] i, Nippon or Nihon,[nb 1] and formally 日本国, Nippon-koku or Nihon-koku)[nb 2] is an island country in East Asia. It is situated in the northwest Pacific Ocean and is bordered on the west by the Sea of Japan, extending from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north toward the East China Sea, Philippine Sea, and ...
6,000 2021 Cameroon * Africa 4,665 2023 4,408 2022 3,700 2021 Papua New Guinea * Oceania 4,516 2023 4,447 2022 3,700 2022 Senegal * Africa 4,515 2023 4,209 2022 3,500 2021 Sudan * Africa 4,471 2023 4,216 2022 3,700 2021 Benin * Africa 4,300 2023
The World Factbook, produced by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), estimates the ten most spoken languages ( L1 + L2) in 2022 as follows:  See also [ edit] Lingua franca Lists of languages List of languages by number of native speakers
Dymaxion map of the world with the 30 largest countries and territories by area. This is a list of the world's countries and their dependencies by land, water, and total area, ranked by total area. Entries in this list include, but are not limited to, those in the ISO 3166-1 standard, which includes sovereign states and dependent territories.