The French Wikipedia (French: Wikipédia en français) is the French-language edition of Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia. This edition was started on 23 March 2001, two months after the official creation of Wikipedia. It has 2,522,914 articles as of 18 May 2023, making it the fifth-largest Wikipedia overall, after the English-, Cebuano-, Swedish- and German-language editions, and is the largest Wikipedia edition in a Romance language. It has the third-most edits, and ranks 6th in terms of depth among Wikipedias. It was also the third edition, after the English Wikipedia and German Wikipedia, to exceed 1 million articles: this occurred on 23 September 2010. In April 2016, the project had 4657 active editors who made at least five edits in that month. More information...

According to PR-model, is ranked 714th in multilingual Wikipedia, in particular this website is ranked 897th in English Wikipedia.

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