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The Associazione Wikimedia Italia is the official Italian chapter of Wikimedia.

It has been founded on June 17th, 2005 at the study of Notary Adriano Castaldi in Canino from the 18 founder associates. The next day in Valentano has been set the first assembly of the associates. The associates have ratified to the unanimity the members of the Consiglio Direttivo (Board) and outlined the guidelines of the future activities of the Association.


Growth of Wikimedia Italia members
  • The association had 18 members at the foundation.
  • The association had 39 members in 2005.
  • The association had 62 members in 2006.
  • On April 2nd 2007, the association reached the 100th member.
  • On October 26th, 2008 the association topped at 198 members.
  • The association had 158 members in 2009.
  • As of 31 March 2010, the association counts 183 members.
  • As of March 2011, the association counts 383 members.
  • As of 31 December 2012, the association counts 471 members.

Since November 2008, the members who did not pay their yearly dues are routinely rewoked their status.


The board is formed by: