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Welcome to Wikidata
the free knowledge base that anyone can change
Wikidata is a free knowledge base that can be read and changed by both people and machines. It holds data, the same way Wikimedia Commons holds pictures, video and sound. It puts all data into one place. This includes links to Wikipedia articles and statistics. Wikidata holds parts of information in all languages that have Wikimedia projects. You can read the start page to learn more about Wikidata.
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* 2015-10-29: Wikidata turns three years old. Read about the past year and what is coming next.
  • 2015-10-20: Meta, Wikispecies and MediaWiki get access to the sitelinks on Wikidata.
  • 2015-09-22: The twenty-one-millionth item, about a phonetic rule in Alemannic, is created.
  • 2015-09-22: Phase 2 of Wikibooks has launched.
  • 2015-09-16: Arbitrary access is deployed to every Wikimedia wikis that phase 2 supported except Wikimedia Commons.
  • 2015-09-09: Meta, and Wikispecies deployment planned to start October 20th.

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