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Why are there more wikipedia articles in Dutch than in Spanish?

Isn't spanish the second most spoken language in the world and Dutch like....... 20th? Do spanish people not use wikipedia?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Wikipedia articles are user submitted by people interested in contributing to the site, the fact that there are less articles in Spanish may indicate a lack of interest in Spanish speaking people contributing.

    A lot of Spanish speaking people live in countries where English is widely used, for example North America, so may choose to read/submit in English.

    Here is a website discussing your exact question:

    http://forum.wordreference.com/showthread.php?t=20...

  • 5 years ago

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  • 1 decade ago

    To tell you the truth, I do not rely on wikipedia. All my friends do not trust that website, because there are alot of rumors and wrong facts. Anyone can go there, and publish their own story.

  • 1 decade ago

    Because European People are Smart.

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