Wikipedia Load

July 16, 2006

With the newest load we have added Polish to the languages for which geonames supports wikipedia fulltext search and text blurbs. These features are now available in English,German, Spanish and Polish.

The total number of entries has increased from 180,000 to 230,000 which means an increase of 27%. The number of entries in English has increased from 44,000 to 53,000 (20%) and the number of entries in German from 32,000 to 38,000 (18%).

You find detailed numbers on the geonames wikipedia page :

wikipedia-2006-july-15.html

The numbers of previous months are available here :

wikipedia-2006-april-23.html

wikipedia-2006-march-05.html

wikipedia-2006-feb-21.html

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