Is Wikipedia a part of Google?

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asked Feb 12 in Google by ko0karcia (800 points)
Is Wikipedia a part of Google?

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answered Feb 12 by Zlimbaug (4,320 points)
Wikipedia is not a part of Google nor does Google own Wikipedia.

The website Wikipedia which is a very full knowledge base of articles and information is a highly ranked website in Google for most searches.

However Wikipedia has no relationship with Google and is run through use of donations to keep the website online.

Wikipedia is part of the Wikimedia Foundation and is supported by a non-profit parent organization, the Wikimedia Foundation Inc.

The owner of Wikipedia is the Wikimedia Foundation.

Wikipedia is a free, multilingual open-collaborative online encyclopedia created and.

Nupedia was initially licensed under its own Nupedia Open Content License, but even before Wikipedia was founded, Nupedia switched to the GNU Free.

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