Number of page views on Kazaksha Wikipedia exceeded 4 mln in July

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ASTANA. August 20. KAZINFORM The number of page views on Kazaksha Wikipedia site exceeded 4 mln in July this year, the number of pages made 152 thousand, head of "Wikibilim" public fund Rauan Kenzhekhanuly said in his interview for PM.kz site.

As the fund informs, the number of pages of the Kazakh Wikipedia reached 152 thousand. The number of views of the Kazakh Wikipedia pages made 4 638 988 in July this year. The Kazakh language takes the 32nd place in the Wikipedia language rating.

The activity of the encyclopedia users who are mostly represented by school and university students is expected to increase several times in autumn.

"Despite our concerns that the number of active users writing and editing articles of the encyclopedia will reduce during the summer period, there is no a dramatic decrease in the activity. The number of active editors remained at the level of 180-190 people during the summer period," R.Kenzhekhanuly said.

The head of the fund emphasized that the activity of the users increased during the period of the Summer Olympic Games in London. This had a positive impact on the diversity of the content regarding sports and champions.

"Many interesting articles about different types of sports were written. Thesportsportalwasextended. Certainly, special attention was paid to the articles about our champions. For the first time, the information on the personal pages of athletes in the Kazakh language was renewed earlier than in the Russian version of Wikipedia," the head of "Wikibilim" said.

 

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