Wikiquote is a collaborative project aimed at creating a multilingual free content compendium of quotations.
The English language Wikiquote is the oldest and largest of Wikiquote projects, started on June 27, 2003. Other language versions of Wikiquote were created in July, 2004. As of February 14, 2010, there are over 50 active Wikiquote projects (for definition of "active", see below).
As of May, 2010, the Wikiquote project as a whole has over 100,000 articles in total. 21 projects including English Wikiquote have more than 1,000 articles: the English Wikiquote has 17,000 articles, followed the Polish and Italian Wikiquote with over 10,000 articles. Top 6 in size are English, Polish, Italian, German, Portuguese and Russian.
Russian Wikiquote with over 5,000 articles is the largest among non-latin script Wikiquotes. Among non Indo-European language Wikiquotes, Turkish Wikipedia is the biggest with over 2,000 articles, followed by Hebrew Wikipedia with over 1,000 articles.
If you are interested in creating a new Wikiquote in your language, see meta:Meta:Language proposal policy and then visit meta:Requests for new languages. You are also invited to ask for help in Wikiquote:Village pump.
Projects having 100 articles or more are considered to be active, see also m:Which projects are active?.
Wikiquotes in Latin scriptEdit
Wikiquotes not in Latin scriptEdit
- m:Wikiquote statistics frequently updated