List of wikis

This page contains a list of notable websites that use a wiki model. These websites will sometimes use different software in order to provide the best content management system for their users' needs, but they all share the same basic editing and viewing website model.


Name Focus Notes Entries License Internet directory Initially pre-populated with information about many different websites. Uses MediaWiki software, but now largely with Ruby on Rails 17,611,146 GFDL and CC BY-SA
Appropedia English, French, German, Spanish Sustainable development, including appropriate technology merging with several other wikis 4,934[1] CC BY-SA 3.0
Astrodatabank Encyclopedic/English An Astrological wiki project,with birth details of notable people of world. 48,296
Baidu Baike Encyclopedic/Chinese A Chinese encyclopedia 2,878,123[2] Copyrighted (互动百科) Encyclopedic Largest Chinese wiki. Social networking features. Chinese language only 3,920,000[3] Copyrighted
Ballotpedia Informative An interactive almanac of United States politics. 247,094[4] GFDL
Base de datos Encyclopedic/Spanish A Spanish language encyclopedia, with own wiki software. 13,518[5] Copyrighted/Other
Catawiki Catalogues Originally in Dutch, with English version. Collectors specific for comics, coins, stamps, trading cards, board games, model cars, model trains, bank notes, books, watches, Disney memorabilia, clocks and other. 200,000
Citizendium Encyclopedic Requires writers to use real names rather than usernames; guided by expert input while allowing edits from the general public 15,308[6] CC BY-SA 3.0
Connectipedia non-profit organizations and foundations funded and maintained by Meyer Memorial Trust. Runs on Wagn 22,000 GNU Free Documentation License and a Creative Commons License
Conservapedia Encyclopedic Information and articles are written from a conservative Christian viewpoint aimed at correcting the alleged liberal bias of Wikipedia. 42,803[7] Copyrighted (free use)
Choral Public Domain Library (CPDL) Music A wiki library of free typeset musical scores 15,382[8] Public Domain, CPDL Licence, C.C. Licences, Copyrighted (free use)
DavisWiki Place—Davis, California A city wiki dedicated solely to Davis; at one point the largest city wiki 15,593[2] CC-by 3.0
Diplopedia Government—Diplomacy Encyclopedia of the U.S. Department of State collecting items related to international relations and diplomacy
EcuRed A Cuban perspective on global issues, in Spanish Run by Cuba's Youth Computer Club, an affiliate of the Communist Youth Union 19,482 CC-BY-NC-SA.[9]
Enciclopedia Libre Universal en Español Encyclopedic/Spanish A Spanish language fork of Wikipedia 47,281[10] CC BY-SA 3.0
Encyclopedia Dramatica Satire of Internet memes A satirical wiki 7,400 Fair use
Encyclopedia of Mathematics Mathematics at least 8,000 CC BY-SA 3.0
Family History Research Wiki Genealogy research Reference information and research guidance. In 11 languages. 82,857[11] CC BY-SA 3.0 US
Familypedia Genealogy Family trees and history at least 215,000[12] CC BY-SA Reference—Food and Cooking A Creative Commons structured wiki about foods, recipes, and other culinary information. CC-BY
La Frikipedia Parody of encyclopedia A Spanish language parody of Wikipedia. 11,159[13] GNU Free Documentation License
Fringepedia Fiction—Fringe
Galaxiki Fictional galaxy Dedicated to the creation of a fictional galaxy GFDL[14] Gardening Meant as a "complete plant and garden wiki encyclopedia" over 19,000 Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike
GCpedia Government Internal Government of Canada Wiki
GeoNames Places A geographical database that links specific names with unique features
Intellipedia Government—Intelligence Three non-accessible wikis running on networks that link the U.S. intelligence community
International Music Score Library Project Music A wiki library of public domain musical scores 14,800[15] GFDL
Internet Movie Firearms Database (IMFDb) Firearm usage in Film, Television and Videogames Runs on MediaWiki 144,339[16]
JurisPedia Government—Law A multi-lingual academic encyclopedia, including Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German and Spanish CC-NC
Lostpedia Fiction—Lost Articles about episodes, characters, themes, etc. in the television show. 7,248[17] CC BY-NC-ND
LyricWiki Music—Lyrics A listing of lyrics by album 1,737,000[18] Mostly copyrighted. CC BY-SA for minority of content.
MeatballWiki Communities—Online communities 4,900[19] Copyrighted
Memory Alpha Fiction—Star Trek Contains canon-only material 36,601[20] CC-NC 2.5
MetaBase database of biological databases 1000 biological databases and over 800 'web services', more than 50 'user-contributed' databases 1,800 BioLicense and MetaBase:Copyrights
Metapedia Encyclopedia A white nationalist and extreme right-wing online encyclopedia. 87,521[20] (Hungarian Language version) unknown
MyWikiBiz Misc—Business directory Allows people and enterprises to write about themselves 11,475[21] GFDL and other[22]
OpenStreetMap Places—Maps Uses GPS, aerial photography and other free sources of images to create a map of the world ODbL 1.0
OpenWetWare Science—Biology Promotes sharing and dissemination of knowledge related to biological research CC BY-SA
PCGamingWiki Games—Video games Attempts to provide fixes and information on all PC games 1,367 as of April 30, 2013 CC NC-SA 3.0
PlanetMath Misc—Mathematics Free wiki-style mathematical encyclopedia
Pornopedia Sexuality Multilingual encyclopedia about pornography and sexuality[23] 15,447[24]
(German version)
RationalWiki Encyclopedic Information and articles are written from a liberal and secular point of view as a response to Conservapedia 6,491[25] CC-BY-SA 3.0
Rangjung Yeshe Wiki Himalayan Buddhism, Tibetan Dictionary Tibetan-English Dictionary, Buddhist Glossaries, Biographies of Buddhist Teachers, and Resources 23,721[26] CC-BY-NC-SA / GFDL ComputersRISC OS Hosts C programming resources and projects 197[27] cc-by 2.5
Rosetta Code Computerscomputer code GFDL 1.2
Scholarpedia Encyclopedic Written exclusively by professionals focusing on their field of expertise; subject to peer review 1,619[28] Copyrighted
Scratch Wiki ComputersScratch (programming language) Contains articles about Scratch, an educational programming language, and subjects related to it 1,010 as of April 3, 2016
Sensei's Library Misc—Go (game) 18,200 OPL
SKYbrary Aviation safety information
SNPedia Science—Biology A database of research and information about single-nucleotide polymorphisms, including medical consequences for people who have DNA info about themselves 100,000[29] CC-by-nc-sa 3.0
Stadtwiki Karlsruhe Encyclopedic Multilingual city wiki for Karlsruhe 21,157[30] CC-BY-NC-SA
TermWiki Words in different languages A social learning network built around terms and questions in 75 languages. 1,417,806[31]
Travellerspoint Places—Travel A social networking site dedicated to sharing stories and recommendations about travel 2,400[32] CC BY-SA 3.0
TV Tropes Encyclopedic Focuses on documenting tropes in various media 163,841 CC BY-SA 3.0
UK LGBT Archive LGBT history, United Kingdom Building towards a comprehensive history of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) life in the United Kingdom. Previously the LGBT History Project.[33] Runs on MediaWiki. 4,001[34] CC BY-SA 3.0
Uncyclopedia Satire—Parody A satirical encyclopedia dedicated to parody 30,746[35] CC-BY-NC-SA 2.0
The Vault Fiction/Gaming—Fallout (series) Science Fiction wiki; migrated to Curse, inc in 2011 22,008[36] CC BY-SA
WikEM Emergency Medicine A rapid reference for practical point-of-care clinical knowledge with a popular linked point-of-care phone application. Intended for clinicians only and not directly for patients. 1,434[37] Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License
WikiAnswers General knowledge Compiles answers to questions posed 11,265,000[38] Copyrighted
WikiArt Art, paintings The project aims to create high-quality, complete and well-structured online repository of fine art. 75,000[39] public domain artworks
Wikibooks General—textbooks A Wikimedia project 115,200[40] CC BY-SA/other
Wikidata A Wikimedia project CC0, CC-BY-SA
WikiEducator Open educational resources Open educational resources which anyone may use, adapt, and share 110,872[41] CC BY-SA and CC-BY
wikiHow How-to articles A wiki how-to manual 166,386[42] CC-by-nc-sa 3.0
WikiMapia Places—Map Combines Google Maps with a wiki system for polygonally defined areas; currently supports 35 languages 13,300,000 CC by-nc-sa[43]
Wikimedia Commons Misc—Electronic media A repository of free electronic media; a Wikimedia project CC BY-SA and other
Wikinews General—News Collaborative news service, a Wikimedia project CC-BY
Wikipedia Encyclopedic Multilingual Wikimedia project that uses MediaWiki 18,000,000 CC BY-SA
Wikiquote Reference—Quotations A quote repository; a Wikimedia project 143,302[44] CC BY-SA
WikiShia Shi'a Islam An online encyclopedia focusing on Shi'a, the second major denomination in Islam. It has articles in 8 languages. Farsi has the most number of articles which is more than 3500.[45] 882[46] in English Unknown
Wikishire Places—Great Britain and Ireland Gazetteer and interactive map of Great Britain and Ireland Over15,500 CC BY-SA 3.0
Wikisource Reference—Primary sources A digital library of free content textual sources; a Wikimedia project 4,057,263[47] CC BY-SA
Wikispecies Science—Biology A directory of species; a Wikimedia project 248,844 GFDL and CC BY-SA
Wikitravel Places—Travel A travel guide using Wikimedia's software, but unconnected to the Wikimedia Foundation (which hosts Wikivoyage). 20 supported languages 62,345[48] CC BY-SA 3.0
WikiTree Genealogy A free global family tree using MediaWiki software, but unconnected to the Wikimedia Foundation. 11,148,296[49] Unknown[50]
Wikiversity General—Self-directed learning Supports free learning communities, projects, materials, and learners; a Wikimedia project CC BY-SA 3.0
Wikivoyage Places—Travel A multilingual travel guide of the Wikimedia Foundation. CC BY-SA 3.0
WikiWikiWeb Computer programming, specifically design patterns World's oldest wiki (began circa 1995) 34,997[2] GPL
Wiktionary Multilingual dictionary An online dictionary; a Wikimedia project CC BY-SA 3.0
Wookieepedia Fiction—Star Wars Science fiction encyclopedia 122,727[51] CC BY-SA
WoWWiki Gaming—Warcraft Contains in-universe material; migrated to Wowpedia in 2010 102,705[52] (WoWWiki); 133,925[53] (Wowpedia) CC BY-SA 3.0
ZineWiki Social—Independent media A zine encyclopedia 4,668 CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

See also

Meta has related information at: List of largest wikis


  1. Appropedia:Special:Statistics
  2. 1 2 3 "List of largest wikis". Wikimedia Foundation. 2010-03-01. Retrieved 2010-03-21.
  3. "Wikimedia Foundation Receives Donation of Wikipedia's Chinese trademark from". Reuters. 2009-09-22.
  4. Ballotpedia Statistics retrieved September 6, 2016.
  5. "Base de - Encuentra y comparte información". 2014-10-22. Retrieved 2014-10-22.
  6. Citizendium – Category:CZ Live lists the number of clusters. Citizendium also contains subpages: see Citizendium – Special:Statistics for details.
  7. "Statistics". Conservapedia. Retrieved 2016-09-06.
  8. "Statistics". CPDL. Retrieved 2012-05-17.
  9. "EcuRed:Términos y Condiciones – EcuRed" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2012-03-24.
  10. "Estadística. Artículo de la Enciclopedia" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2012-03-24.
  11. Statistics. Family History Research Wiki. Retrieved 2016-03-08.
  13. "La Frikipedia". 2014-10-22. Retrieved 2014-10-22.
  14. Galaxiki/CorneliOS/CIOS/ModPerl. "Galaxiki, the Science Fiction & Fantasy Galaxy that anyone can edit". Retrieved 2012-03-24.
  15. "Statistics – IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library: Free Public Domain Sheet Music". Retrieved 2012-03-24.
  16. "Statistics – Internet Movie Firearm Database". Retrieved 2012-06-07.
  17. "Lostpedia – The Lost Encyclopedia". Retrieved 2012-03-24.
  18. "Statistics - Lyric Wiki - song lyrics, music lyrics". 2012-05-10. Retrieved 2012-08-05.
  19. "Meatball Wiki: Index of all pages". Retrieved 2012-03-24.
  20. 1 2 "Statistics – Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki". 2012-07-09. Retrieved 2014-01-27.
  21. "Statistics – MyWikiBiz, Author Your Legacy". Retrieved 2012-03-24.
  22. "Help:Copyrights – MyWikiBiz, Author Your Legacy". 2009-09-18. Retrieved 2012-03-24.
  23. Pornopedia: Sexstar Till Kraemer (32) gründet geile Enzyklopädie Bild, February 18, 2010
  24. "Statistik – Pornopedia" (in German). Retrieved 2012-03-24.
  25. "Statistics - RationalWiki". RationalMedia Foundation. Retrieved September 6, 2016.
  26. "Statistics - Rangjung Yeshe Wiki - Dharma Dictionary". Tsadra Foundation. Retrieved 2013-11-23.
  27. "Statistics – RISC OS". Retrieved 2012-03-24.
  28. "Statistics". Scholarpedia. Retrieved 2012-03-24.
  29. "Statistics". SNPedia. Retrieved 2016-04-21.
  30. "Statistik – Stadtwiki Karlsruhe" (in German). Retrieved 2012-03-24.
  31. "The Global Social Learning Network". 1959-12-08. Retrieved 2012-03-24.
  32. "THE THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE WIKI". Retrieved 2012-06-06.
  33. Jack Flanagan. "LGBT wiki is 'necessary' for the preservation of our history". Gay Star News. Retrieved 2015-12-06.
  34. "UK LGBT Archive: Statistics". Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  35. "Statistics - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia". Uncyclopedia. Retrieved 2014-11-21.
  36. "Statistics – The Vault, the Fallout Wiki". 2016-04-24. Retrieved 2016-04-24.
  38. "The Q&A wiki". 1997-07-26. Retrieved 2012-03-24.
  39. "We have 75000 paintings!". Retrieved January 19, 2015.
  40. "Wikibooks/Table – Meta". 2012-03-09. Retrieved 2012-03-24.
  41. "Statistics". WikiEducator. Retrieved 2012-03-24.
  42. "Statistics". wikiHow. 2013-11-10. Retrieved 2013-11-10.
  43. "". 2012-05-24. Retrieved 2012-09-09.
  44. "Wikiquote – Meta". Retrieved 2012-07-09.
  45. "آمار ویکی شیعه". ویکی شیعه (in Persian). April 28, 2015. Retrieved April 28, 2015.
  46. "Statistics - WikiShia". WikiShia. April 28, 2015. Retrieved April 28, 2015.
  47. "Wikisource/Table – Meta". Retrieved 2014-06-16.
  48. "Multilingual statistics – Wikitravel Shared". Retrieved 2012-07-09.
  49. "WikiTree: The Free Family Tree". WikiTree. 2016-04-18. Retrieved 2016-04-18.
  50. "Is the worldwide family tree public domain?". WikiTree. 2016-03-25. Retrieved 2016-04-18.
  51. "Statistics – Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki". 2012-02-29. Retrieved 2012-03-24.
  52. "Statistics – WoWWiki – Your guide to the World of Warcraft". WoWWiki. 2012-03-11. Retrieved 2012-03-02.
  53. "Statistics – Wowpedia – Your wiki guide to the World of Warcraft". Wowpedia. 2011-02-02. Retrieved 2012-04-21.

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