Wikimedia United Kingdom

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Wikimedia UK
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Language: Multilingual
Edit mode: ByInvitation
Wiki engine: MediaWiki
Wiki license: Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike
Main topic: Wikimedia Foundation

Wikimedia United Kingdom is the wiki website for Wikimedia UK (WMUK) - the Wikimedia chapter of the Wikimedia Foundation in the European country of the United Kingdom. The wiki site is written in both British English and Welsh. It was badly spammed until August 2022.

Wiki size: 2,124 article pages see stats

(As of: 2022-11-27)

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42px-Stub_W.svg.png This Wikimedia United Kingdom article is a Wikimedia 'stub'. If you like exploring Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) wikis, or articles about WMF subjects, you can help by expanding this stub article, thanks.  :-)

Wikimedia chapters are legally independent non-profit organizations founded to support and promote the Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) projects within a specified geographical region; such as a country[1] or state. Like the Wikimedia Foundation, they aim to "empower and engage people around the world to collect and develop educational content under a free license or in the public domain, and to disseminate it effectively and globally".

As of August 2019, there are 39 chapters[2] which currently exist (up from the 37 in existence at October 2018), with at least one chapter on every continent of the world (except Antarctica). Existing chapters sign an agreement, known as chapter agreements with the Wikimedia Foundation. Individual chapters can seek help from fellow chapters via the Wikimedia Chapters Association (WCA). New chapters are created via the Wikimedia Affiliations Committee ('AffCom', previously known as Wikimedia Chapters Committee, or 'ChapCom').

  1. Wikimedia UK - overview, Company number: 06741827;; Cardiff, UK; Companies House; accessed: 26 June 2021.
  2. Wikimedia chapters - Existing chapters;; Wikimedia Meta-Wiki; accessed: 26 June 2021.

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