Wikipedia: Announcement / Achieved 1.3 million items

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November 28, 2021

The number of items in the Japanese version of Wikipedia, an open content online encyclopedia project, reached 1.3 million items on November 12, 2021. The article that achieved 1.3 million items was the "Japan Status of Forces Agreement" posted on November 12, 2021 (Friday) 10:52 UTC (Japan time is Friday, November 12th 19:52). Even after achieving 1.3 million items, the number of articles increased and decreased at around 1.3 million, and at 11:20 (UTC), "Tomoko Yoshino" (redirected) achieved 1.3 million items for the second time.

History so far

January 15, 2001-(Wikipedia English version launched) May 20, 2001-Wikipedia Japanese version launched (initially Romanized because Japanese characters could not be used) September 1, 2002-Japanese characters (kana, kanji, etc.) are available in the Japanese version (469 days) September 9, 2003-Achieved 10,000 items (373 days) December 8, 2003-Achieved 20,000 items (90 days) February 9, 2004-Achieved 30,000 items (63 days) April 1, 2004-Achieved 40,000 items (52 days) May 26, 2004-Achieved 50,000 items (55 days) September 1, 2004-First main page design change September 9, 2004-Received the "2nd Web Creation Award Special Award". February 11, 2005-Achieved 100,000 items (261 days) October 24, 2005-Achieved 150,000 items (255 days) April 9, 2006-200,000 items achieved (167 days) August 28, 2006-Achieved 250,000 items (141 days) December 6, 2006-Received the "Web of the Year 2006" General Award and the 1st place in the Web Information Source category. December 15, 2006-300,000 items achieved (109 days) March 24, 2007-The 2nd main page design change April 3, 2007-Achieved 350,000 items (109 days) August 10, 2007-Achieved 400,000 items (129 days) December 21, 2007-Received the "Web of the Year 2007" General Award and the 1st place in the Web Information Source category. December 26, 2007-Achieved 450,000 items (138 days) June 25, 2008-500,000 items achieved (182 days) January 3, 2009-Achieved 550,000 items (192 days) June 15, 2009-License change (available for CC-BY-SA in addition to the traditional GFDL) July 8, 2009-600,000 items achieved (186 days) June 10, 2010-Logo and interface changes August 31, 2010-700,000 items achieved (September 1, Japan time) (420 days) April 3, 2012-800,000 items achieved (580 days) February 1, 2013-The 3rd main page design change March 14, 2014-900,000 items achieved (March 15, Japan time) (710 days) January 19, 2016-Achieved 1 million items (676 days) March 22, 2018-1.1 million items achieved (793 days) April 13, 2020-1.2 million items achieved (753 days) November 12, 2021 --1.3 million items achieved (578 days) * The number of days in parentheses is the number of days required to increase from the previous item number (milestone) to that item number. Average number of days required to increase 10,000 items. From 10,000 to 50,000 items, average 52.0 days From 50,000 to 100,000 items, average 52.2 days From 100,000 to 150,000 items, average 51.0 days From 150,000 to 200,000 items, average 33.4 days From 200,000 to 250,000 items, average 28.2 days From 250,000 to 300,000 items, average 21.8 days From 300,000 to 350,000 items, average 21.8 days From 350,000 to 400,000 items, average 25.8 days From 400,000 to 450,000 items, average 27.6 days From 450,000 to 500,000 items, average 36.4 days From 500,000 to 550,000 items, average 38.4 days From 550,000 to 600,000 items, average 37.2 days From 600,000 to 700,000 items, average 42.0 days From 700,000 to 800,000 items, average 58.0 days From 800,000 to 900,000 items, average 71.0 days From 900,000 to 1 million items, average 67.6 days From 1 million to 1.1 million items, average 79.3 days From 1.1 million to 1.2 million items, average 75.3 days From 1.2 million to 1.3 million items, average 57.8 days

Record

Immediately after the achievement, excerpts from the site statistics around 10:55:10 (UTC) on November 12, 2021 (Friday)

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