The German Wikipedia (German: deutschsprachige Wikipedia) is the German-language edition of Wikipedia, a free and publicly editable online encyclopedia.What is the 4th edition of Wikipedia?
It is the fourth edition, behind the English Wikipedia, the Spanish Wikipedia and the French Wikipedia by number of users. The German edition of Wikipedia was the first non-English Wikipedia subdomain, and was originally named deutsche.wikipedia.com. Its creation was announced by Jimmy Wales on 16 March 2001.When was the first Wikipedia created?
Its creation was announced by Jimmy Wales on 16 March 2001. One of the earliest snapshots of the home page, dated 21 March 2001 (revision #9), can be seen at the Wayback Machine site. Aside from the home page, creation of articles in the German Wikipedia started as early as April 2001, apparently with translations of Nupedia articles.Is there a separate Wikipedia for other varieties of German?
Separate Wikipedias have been created for several other varieties of German, including Alemannic German ( als: ), Luxembourgish ( lb: ), Pennsylvania German ( pdc: ), Ripuarian (including Kölsch ; ksh: ), Low German ( nds:) and Bavarian ( bar: ). These however, have less popularity than the German Wikipedia.