This visualization shows the geography of source citations in Wikipedia's articles about places in . All URLs that appear in articles are considered sources, and their location is inferred using a novel geoprovenance inference algorithm. Click a specific country to drill down to articles about it.
For more information, refer to our paper:
Shilad Sen, Heather Ford, Dave Musicant, Mark Graham, Os Keyes, and Brent Hecht. 2015. Barriers to the Localness of Volunteered Geographic Information. Proceedings of CHI 2015. New York: ACM Press.
Select Wikipedia language edition: All, English, French, Italian, German, Russian, Japanese, Vietnamese, more.. Polish, Ukrainian, Portuguese, Dutch, Spanish, Chinese, Catalan, Swedish, Hungarian, Czech, Norwegian (Bokmål), Persian, Korean, Arabic, Finnish, Indonesian, Romanian, Basque, Danish, Estonian, Occitan, Hindi, Georgian, Greek, Galician, Simple English, Thai, Latin, Newar / Nepal Bhasa, Welsh, Telugu, Latvian, Marathi, Icelandic, Kabyle, Assamese, Tajik, Dutch Low Saxon, Egyptian Arabic, Bengali, Chechen, Fiji Hindi, Asturian, Acehnese, Malayalam, Gujarati, Ilokano, Alemannic, Anglo-Saxon, Lao, Palatinate German, Tatar, Irish, Urdu, Sorani, Somali, Erzya, Tswana, Sakha, Low Saxon, Sardinian, Lower Sorbian, Norfolk, Guarani, Bavarian, Uzbek, Scots, Khmer, Banyumasan, less..
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*Only includes sources in geo-tagged articles. Source countries are distributional estimates and not exact. See our paper for details.
*Views of articles over 168 randomly chosen hours (one week's worth) during the past year. Only includes in geo-tagged articles.
*Domains viewed less than 5 times not shown. Domains whose country is not inferred with high confidence not included. Only includes sources in geo-tagged articles.