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Multilingual Wikipedia

In June 2020 the website bl.uk was on the 1,101st place in the ranking of the most reliable and popular sources in multilingual Wikipedia from readers' point of view (PR-score). If we consider only frequency of appearance of this source in references of Wikipedia articles (F-score), this website was on the 879th place in June 2020. From Wikipedians' point of view, "bl.uk" is the 1,287th most reliable source in different language versions of Wikipedia (AR-score).

The website is placed before diepresse.com and after jma.go.jp in multilingual PR ranking of the most reliable sources in Wikipedia.

PR-score:
1,101st place
33,333,604
-2,606,525
AR-score:
1,287th place
4,063,719
+47,137
F-score:
879th place
17,148
+209

English Wikipedia (en)

PR-score:
743rd place
27,280,533
-785,056
AR-score:
719th place
2,979,513
+13,415
F-score:
382nd place
11,544
+79

Spanish Wikipedia (es)

PR-score:
2,792nd place
825,809
-229,692
AR-score:
3,444th place
75,861
+1,599
F-score:
2,047th place
336
+5

Portuguese Wikipedia (pt)

PR-score:
985th place
753,244
-42,720
AR-score:
1,834th place
59,365
+192
F-score:
2,419th place
165
+6

Japanese Wikipedia (ja)

PR-score:
2,875th place
579,198
+94,386
AR-score:
4,580th place
27,165
+1,335
F-score:
3,596th place
136
+11

German Wikipedia (de)

PR-score:
3,287th place
546,745
-116,036
AR-score:
2,278th place
138,147
+3,894
F-score:
1,421st place
492
+2

French Wikipedia (fr)

PR-score:
2,567th place
512,633
-153,757
AR-score:
2,385th place
115,467
+5,299
F-score:
1,356th place
643
+10

Russian Wikipedia (ru)

PR-score:
4,305th place
458,139
-293,535
AR-score:
4,357th place
45,352
+398
F-score:
2,005th place
378
+17

Italian Wikipedia (it)

PR-score:
1,934th place
360,340
-245,254
AR-score:
2,293rd place
72,947
+760
F-score:
1,672nd place
256
+8

Polish Wikipedia (pl)

PR-score:
1,926th place
284,711
-118,350
AR-score:
2,689th place
33,683
+245
F-score:
2,470th place
158
0

Czech Wikipedia (cs)

PR-score:
911th place
195,769
-107,575
AR-score:
1,379th place
21,808
+226
F-score:
2,766th place
43
0

Turkish Wikipedia (tr)

PR-score:
847th place
165,159
+29,636
AR-score:
1,338th place
24,783
+9,981
F-score:
2,729th place
34
+8

Arabic Wikipedia (ar)

PR-score:
1,314th place
161,198
-866
AR-score:
925th place
70,779
+1,187
F-score:
873rd place
332
+10

Chinese Wikipedia (zh)

PR-score:
5,511th place
160,977
-33,893
AR-score:
4,132nd place
17,636
+122
F-score:
2,645th place
131
0

Dutch Wikipedia (nl)

PR-score:
2,047th place
115,827
-16,541
AR-score:
1,697th place
32,246
+199
F-score:
597th place
178
0

Ukrainian Wikipedia (uk)

PR-score:
1,329th place
95,062
-169,308
AR-score:
1,657th place
20,586
+223
F-score:
2,359th place
89
0

Croatian Wikipedia (hr)

PR-score:
580th place
63,185
-77,671
AR-score:
4,190th place
1,903
0
F-score:
4,479th place
8
0

Simple English Wikipedia (simple)

PR-score:
554th place
53,390
-22,596
AR-score:
437th place
25,757
+57
F-score:
1,551st place
28
0

Persian Wikipedia (fa)

PR-score:
2,149th place
51,060
+7,434
AR-score:
2,241st place
11,488
+617
F-score:
1,636th place
56
+4

Hebrew Wikipedia (he)

PR-score:
1,259th place
48,553
-3,618
AR-score:
869th place
29,873
+486
F-score:
1,267th place
44
+2

Swedish Wikipedia (sv)

PR-score:
2,412th place
46,668
-39,174
AR-score:
2,136th place
22,607
+36
F-score:
1,594th place
91
0

Vietnamese Wikipedia (vi)

PR-score:
2,619th place
45,747
+3,931
AR-score:
2,922nd place
6,527
+415
F-score:
2,376th place
61
+3

Hungarian Wikipedia (hu)

PR-score:
2,849th place
38,920
-42,440
AR-score:
2,025th place
12,593
+26
F-score:
1,848th place
56
0

Bulgarian Wikipedia (bg)

PR-score:
1,642nd place
37,305
-14,530
AR-score:
1,892nd place
7,477
+225
F-score:
3,168th place
15
+1

Serbian Wikipedia (sr)

PR-score:
992nd place
36,179
-52,539
AR-score:
958th place
13,515
+38
F-score:
1,431st place
49
0

Romanian Wikipedia (ro)

PR-score:
1,527th place
35,797
-34,504
AR-score:
1,473rd place
8,449
+208
F-score:
1,806th place
42
+2

Finnish Wikipedia (fi)

PR-score:
2,432nd place
34,731
-28,276
AR-score:
2,084th place
20,023
+862
F-score:
1,883rd place
102
+1

Greek Wikipedia (el)

PR-score:
1,921st place
30,173
-6,661
AR-score:
2,574th place
4,855
+11
F-score:
1,146th place
71
0

Indonesian Wikipedia (id)

PR-score:
3,262nd place
30,002
-4,570
AR-score:
2,133rd place
8,799
+5
F-score:
594th place
238
0

Catalan Wikipedia (ca)

PR-score:
1,125th place
29,186
-32,186
AR-score:
1,201st place
24,801
+179
F-score:
1,232nd place
124
+1

Danish Wikipedia (da)

PR-score:
1,741st place
24,707
+467
AR-score:
2,372nd place
6,303
-1
F-score:
1,737th place
27
0

Hindi Wikipedia (hi)

PR-score:
491st place
22,867
-7,364
AR-score:
464th place
9,113
+958
F-score:
605th place
43
0

Tamil Wikipedia (ta)

PR-score:
281st place
20,991
-8,361
AR-score:
369th place
10,247
+33
F-score:
374th place
94
0

Bengali Wikipedia (bn)

PR-score:
390th place
20,291
-4,127
AR-score:
518th place
8,606
+850
F-score:
409th place
115
+5

Norwegian Wikipedia (no)

PR-score:
2,661st place
15,708
-18,318
AR-score:
2,109th place
13,926
+1,707
F-score:
1,437th place
71
+1

Korean Wikipedia (ko)

PR-score:
6,590th place
12,227
-1,853
AR-score:
4,014th place
4,601
+23
F-score:
2,809th place
24
0

Urdu Wikipedia (ur)

PR-score:
242nd place
10,100
-3,179
AR-score:
385th place
5,264
0
F-score:
518th place
27
0

Serbo-Croatian Wikipedia (sh)

PR-score:
696th place
10,016
-11,538
AR-score:
1,126th place
2,487
+27
F-score:
603rd place
47
0

Punjabi Wikipedia (pa)

PR-score:
121st place
9,982
+8,998
AR-score:
538th place
1,352
+33
F-score:
452nd place
21
+1

Malayalam Wikipedia (ml)

PR-score:
404th place
8,885
-385
AR-score:
591st place
5,126
+33
F-score:
547th place
42
0

Thai Wikipedia (th)

PR-score:
5,722nd place
8,261
-2,398
AR-score:
4,135th place
2,579
+53
F-score:
1,507th place
34
+2

Nepali Wikipedia (ne)

PR-score:
139th place
7,481
+7,394
AR-score:
1,282nd place
507
+322
F-score:
379th place
16
+11

Malay Wikipedia (ms)

PR-score:
1,866th place
7,302
+1,289
AR-score:
4,597th place
909
0
F-score:
1,701st place
25
0

Ilokano Wikipedia (ilo)

PR-score:
85th place
6,825
-1,675
AR-score:
2,499th place
50
0
F-score:
3,003rd place
1
0

Scottish Gaelic Wikipedia (gd)

PR-score:
110th place
6,113
+4,838
AR-score:
547th place
1,046
+455
F-score:
341st place
6
+1

Latvian Wikipedia (lv)

PR-score:
1,327th place
5,663
-7,572
AR-score:
978th place
4,582
0
F-score:
1,905th place
11
0

Armenian Wikipedia (hy)

PR-score:
1,347th place
5,436
-2,265
AR-score:
2,393rd place
2,311
+95
F-score:
1,337th place
60
+7

Albanian Wikipedia (sq)

PR-score:
734th place
5,240
-8,306
AR-score:
887th place
1,994
0
F-score:
147th place
92
0

Estonian Wikipedia (et)

PR-score:
2,084th place
4,150
-3,269
AR-score:
2,165th place
2,640
+21
F-score:
1,458th place
27
+1

Scots Wikipedia (sco)

PR-score:
1,002nd place
2,458
+931
AR-score:
1,052nd place
1,268
+63
F-score:
722nd place
18
+7

Georgian Wikipedia (ka)

PR-score:
2,876th place
2,231
-726
AR-score:
2,031st place
1,493
0
F-score:
1,740th place
13
0

Lithuanian Wikipedia (lt)

PR-score:
4,269th place
2,016
+1,270
AR-score:
14,326th place
120
+67
F-score:
5,450th place
3
+1

Latin Wikipedia (la)

PR-score:
621st place
2,014
-1,444
AR-score:
277th place
6,790
+20
F-score:
418th place
12
0

Asturian Wikipedia (ast)

PR-score:
2,100th place
1,930
-986
AR-score:
5,125th place
670
0
F-score:
2,117th place
25
0

Tagalog Wikipedia (tl)

PR-score:
1,044th place
1,808
-560
AR-score:
2,985th place
455
0
F-score:
1,602nd place
7
0

Welsh Wikipedia (cy)

PR-score:
807th place
1,722
-190
AR-score:
570th place
2,877
+14
F-score:
417th place
20
+1

Corsican Wikipedia (co)

PR-score:
39th place
1,700
+600
AR-score:
185th place
100
0
F-score:
27th place
3
0

Basque Wikipedia (eu)

PR-score:
2,005th place
1,677
-2,717
AR-score:
1,825th place
2,040
+2
F-score:
1,248th place
14
0

Azerbaijani Wikipedia (az)

PR-score:
3,492nd place
1,591
-1,110
AR-score:
4,802nd place
691
0
F-score:
938th place
33
0

Breton Wikipedia (br)

PR-score:
315th place
1,560
-129
AR-score:
334th place
2,380
0
F-score:
907th place
2
0

Belarusian Wikipedia (be)

PR-score:
1,520th place
1,527
-125
AR-score:
1,516th place
1,730
0
F-score:
1,066th place
22
0

Slovenian Wikipedia (sl)

PR-score:
4,529th place
1,472
-1,244
AR-score:
9,114th place
234
0
F-score:
1,939th place
11
0

Esperanto Wikipedia (eo)

PR-score:
1,381st place
1,414
-418
AR-score:
1,646th place
2,674
+171
F-score:
701st place
23
+1

Kazakh Wikipedia (kk)

PR-score:
1,359th place
1,400
-600
AR-score:
2,715th place
300
0
F-score:
6,980th place
1
0

West Frisian Wikipedia (fy)

PR-score:
295th place
1,308
-775
AR-score:
366th place
1,341
0
F-score:
362nd place
4
0

Sindhi Wikipedia (sd)

PR-score:
248th place
1,270
-266
AR-score:
271st place
443
0
F-score:
361st place
5
0

Chuvash Wikipedia (cv)

PR-score:
286th place
1,183
+800
AR-score:
855th place
359
0
F-score:
588th place
3
0

Irish Wikipedia (ga)

PR-score:
445th place
1,040
+560
AR-score:
1,768th place
160
0
F-score:
637th place
4
0

Bashkir Wikipedia (ba)

PR-score:
928th place
1,028
+198
AR-score:
2,431st place
223
0
F-score:
2,329th place
4
0

Marathi Wikipedia (mr)

PR-score:
1,179th place
1,004
-343
AR-score:
1,420th place
673
0
F-score:
1,020th place
4
0

Cantonese Wikipedia (zh-yue)

PR-score:
2,386th place
1,000
-300
AR-score:
483rd place
2,900
0
F-score:
4,511th place
1
0

Galician Wikipedia (gl)

PR-score:
4,202nd place
839
-296
AR-score:
1,549th place
3,961
-68
F-score:
1,533rd place
25
0

Telugu Wikipedia (te)

PR-score:
1,849th place
811
-26
AR-score:
1,481st place
1,011
0
F-score:
784th place
15
0

Macedonian Wikipedia (mk)

PR-score:
4,171st place
780
-1,056
AR-score:
1,973rd place
1,440
+3
F-score:
2,211th place
11
0

Burmese Wikipedia (my)

PR-score:
1,222nd place
764
-331
AR-score:
1,155th place
425
+15
F-score:
218th place
24
0

Aragonese Wikipedia (an)

PR-score:
783rd place
600
-100
AR-score:
1,304th place
400
0
F-score:
2,372nd place
1
0

Afrikaans Wikipedia (af)

PR-score:
4,102nd place
590
-201
AR-score:
4,720th place
426
0
F-score:
1,862nd place
7
0

Maithili Wikipedia (mai)

PR-score:
537th place
586
+245
AR-score:
1,194th place
80
0
F-score:
463rd place
4
0

Assamese Wikipedia (as)

PR-score:
1,017th place
579
-508
AR-score:
998th place
309
+2
F-score:
1,035th place
5
0

Alemannic Wikipedia (als)

PR-score:
1,404th place
512
-164
AR-score:
1,598th place
371
0
F-score:
1,336th place
2
0

Tajik Wikipedia (tg)

PR-score:
691st place
484
+51
AR-score:
206th place
2,133
0
F-score:
173rd place
11
0

Sinhalese Wikipedia (si)

PR-score:
1,298th place
474
+72
AR-score:
1,413th place
168
+1
F-score:
173rd place
34
0

Manx Wikipedia (gv)

PR-score:
331st place
413
-587
AR-score:
372nd place
403
0
F-score:
187th place
3
0

Norwegian (Nynorsk) Wikipedia (nn)

PR-score:
3,494th place
364
-70
AR-score:
2,377th place
1,147
-5
F-score:
1,717th place
9
0

Belarusian (Taraškievica) Wikipedia (be-x-old)

PR-score:
2,500th place
359
-125
AR-score:
1,820th place
979
0
F-score:
3,239th place
3
0

Oriya Wikipedia (or)

PR-score:
1,153rd place
353
-328
AR-score:
1,029th place
348
0
F-score:
518th place
10
0

Gujarati Wikipedia (gu)

PR-score:
1,564th place
312
-318
AR-score:
1,086th place
402
0
F-score:
743rd place
8
0

Min Nan Wikipedia (zh-min-nan)

PR-score:
618th place
223
+81
AR-score:
836th place
95
0
F-score:
701st place
1
0

Western Punjabi Wikipedia (pnb)

PR-score:
1,180th place
206
+6
AR-score:
796th place
250
0
F-score:
411th place
14
0

Slovak Wikipedia (sk)

PR-score:
19,227th place
155
-14
AR-score:
24,375th place
39
0
F-score:
6,455th place
4
0

Bhojpuri Wikipedia (bh)

PR-score:
1,613th place
153
-6
AR-score:
835th place
103
0
F-score:
501st place
3
0

Kannada Wikipedia (kn)

PR-score:
4,563rd place
151
-37
AR-score:
2,834th place
274
0
F-score:
2,174th place
6
0

Classical Chinese Wikipedia (zh-classical)

PR-score:
389th place
150
-50
AR-score:
742nd place
16
0
F-score:
737th place
1
0

Venetian Wikipedia (vec)

PR-score:
787th place
120
0
AR-score:
591st place
260
0
F-score:
596th place
1
0

Occitan Wikipedia (oc)

PR-score:
2,324th place
116
-372
AR-score:
1,935th place
318
0
F-score:
1,528th place
2
0

Khmer Wikipedia (km)

PR-score:
1,256th place
107
-278
AR-score:
1,356th place
21
0
F-score:
493rd place
3
0

Tatar Wikipedia (tt)

PR-score:
3,891st place
85
0
AR-score:
3,792nd place
110
0
F-score:
1,634th place
3
0

Sardinian Wikipedia (sc)

PR-score:
699th place
78
-369
AR-score:
650th place
21
+6
F-score:
941st place
1
0

Swahili Wikipedia (sw)

PR-score:
3,552nd place
75
-325
AR-score:
2,696th place
125
0
F-score:
1,454th place
3
0

Javanese Wikipedia (jv)

PR-score:
6,115th place
65
-85
AR-score:
5,821st place
184
0
F-score:
4,174th place
3
0

Low Saxon Wikipedia (nds)

PR-score:
3,766th place
40
+27
AR-score:
4,149th place
20
0
F-score:
4,055th place
1
0

Central Bicolano Wikipedia (bcl)

PR-score:
2,246th place
35
+28
AR-score:
3,242nd place
2
0
F-score:
823rd place
4
0

Bosnian Wikipedia (bs)

PR-score:
14,400th place
33
-12
AR-score:
16,504th place
6
0
F-score:
16,556th place
1
0

Minangkabau Wikipedia (min)

PR-score:
2,159th place
33
-200
AR-score:
690th place
133
0
F-score:
1,093rd place
2
0

Acehnese Wikipedia (ace)

PR-score:
445th place
25
+13
AR-score:
417th place
37
0
F-score:
452nd place
1
0

Bavarian Wikipedia (bar)

PR-score:
2,938th place
18
+12
AR-score:
3,090th place
12
0
F-score:
2,046th place
1
0

Santali Wikipedia (sat)

PR-score:
2,390th place
14
0
AR-score:
2,020th place
14
0
F-score:
2,235th place
1
0

Shan Wikipedia (shn)

PR-score:
565th place
14
-43
AR-score:
340th place
14
0
F-score:
288th place
1
0

Sorani Wikipedia (ckb)

PR-score:
5,490th place
6
0
AR-score:
3,719th place
48
0
F-score:
855th place
4
0

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