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  • Wikipedia was launched on January 15, 2001, by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger.
  • The term Wikipedia was coined by Larry Sanger. It is a portmanteau of two words: "wiki" and "encyclopedia".
  • Wikipedia is one of the 15 most popular websites as ranked by Alexa; as of 2021.
  • As per Alexa's ranking as of 2021, Wikipedia is ranked as the 13th most popular site.
  • Wikipedia is maintained, developed, and hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation.