Simple English Wikipedia
December 6, 2021
Simple English Wikipedia is a free online encyclopedia in which articles are written in Basic English. The purpose of this encyclopedia is to provide information for children and those who have limited knowledge of English or are only looking for basic (rather than detailed) information on a variety of topics. In plain English Wikipedia, many articles are shorter than similar articles in English Wikipedia. As of January 27, 2008, there were more than 24,000 plain article articles and more than 67,000 pages. Simple English Wikipedia ranked 41st in Wikipedia on May 29, 2011, with 71,051 articles. It was also ranked 52nd in June 2018, with more than 134,000 articles. Simple English Wikipedia currently (November 30, 2021) has 17 admin users and 199,192 articles.