Wikipedia was created by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger and it began with its first edit on 15 January, 2001.
Wikipedia is an online, free encyclopedia available in many languages which lets anybody to share their knowledge through it and create informational content which is available to everyone. Anyone who has access to the internet can write and also make changes to the articles in Wikipedia.
The website currently has more than 54 million articles in more than 300 languages, including 6,145,027 articles in English with 126,740 active contributors in the past month. It is also one of the 15 most popular websites ranked by Alexa, as of August 2020.
Some of the features of wikipedia are : quickly find what you're looking for by searching within articles or with the search bar; the ability to add or edit words, references, images and other media; find Wikipedia articles about places next door or across the globe; search for and read Wikipedia articles written in any Wikipedia-supported language; easily share articles, images, and facts from Wikipedia on social media or by email.
The English Wikipedia is the largest of the more than 300 Wikipedia encyclopedias, with its 6.1 million articles. It also attracts 1.5 billion unique visitors per month.
For further information, you can visit the official webpage: wikipedia.org or download the app from the App Store or Google Play.