Wikipedia is a Python library that makes it easy to access and parse data from Wikipedia.

Search Wikipedia, get article summaries, get data like links and images from a page, and more. Wikipedia wraps the MediaWiki API so you can focus on using Wikipedia data, not getting it.

>>> import wikipedia

>>> print wikipedia.summary("Wikipedia")
# Wikipedia (/ˌwɪkɨˈpiːdiə/ or /ˌwɪkiˈpiːdiə/ WIK-i-PEE-dee-ə) is a collaboratively edited, multilingual, free Internet encyclopedia supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation...

Go to the Quickstart to start using wikipedia now, or see the Wikipedia Documentation.

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