The wikipedia maintainers provide an XML dump of all documents in the database each month. It is a single XML file that contains all the articles in wikipedia.
- Text of current version all pages
- Some database tables:
- Page-to-page links
- list of pages with links outside of the project
- Media metadata
- Info about each page
- Titles of all pages in the main namespace
- List of pages that are redirects and their targets
- Data format: The format of the XML file you receive is the same in all ways. It is codified in XML Schema.
What is wikitext?
A lightweight markup language used to write pages at wiki-based websites. Wikitext can be converted into html by wiki software.
- Coord template
4°27′32″Wto the top of an article, use
These coordinates are in degrees, minutes, and seconds of arc.
'title'means that the coordinates will be displayed next to the title.
44.112°N 87.913°Wto the top of an article, use either
The template displays the formatted coordinates with a hyperlink to GeoHack. For terrestrial locations, a blue globe appears to the left of the hyperlink.