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The English Wikipedia is, with the Simple English Wikipedia, one of two English-language editions of Wikipedia, an online encyclopedia. It was founded on January 15, 2001, as Wikipedia's first edition, and, as of March 29, 2023, has the most articles of any edition, at 6,636,308. As of March 2023, 10.9% of articles in all Wikipedias belong to the English-language edition; this share is down from more than 50% in 2003. The edition's one-billionth edit was made on January 13, 2021.
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|Users||45,275,870 users, 910 administrators as of 29 March 2023|
|Launched||15 January 2001|
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