Quotes:Other language Wikiquotes

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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 July 10, 2007, there are over 40 active Wikiquote projects (see below).


As of April 22, 2008, the Wikiquote project as a whole has close to 80,000 articles in total. Sixteen projects including English Wikiquote have more than 1,000 articles: the English Wikiquote has 15,000 articles, followed the German Wikiquote with over 7,500 articles. Top 5 are English, German, Italian, Polish and Slovak.

Russian Wikiquote with over 4,000 articles is the largest among non-latin script Wikiquotes. Among non Indo-European language Wikiquotes, Arabic, Turkish, Hebrew, Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese and Perisian Wikiquotes have more than 500 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 Quotes:Village pump.

Active Wikiquotes

Projects having 100 articles or more are considered to be active, see also m:Which projects are active?.

Wikiquotes in latin script

Wikiquotes not in latin script

See also