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Python Web Scraping: List all language names and number of related articles in the order they appear in wikipedia

Python Web Scraping: Exercise-12 with Solution

Write a Python program to list all language names and number of related articles in the order they appear in wikipedia.org.

Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

from urllib.request import urlopen
from bs4 import BeautifulSoup
html = urlopen('https://www.wikipedia.org/')
bs = BeautifulSoup(html, "html.parser")
nameList = bs.findAll('a', {'class' : 'link-box'})
for name in nameList:
  print(name.get_text())
  
 

Output

English
5 675 000+ articles


日本語
1 111 000+ 記事


Español
1 427 000+ artículos


Deutsch
2 195 000+ Artikel


Русский
1 481 000+ статей


Français
1 997 000+ articles


Italiano
1 446 000+ voci


中文
1 012 000+ 條目


Português
1 000 000+ artigos


Polski
1 288 000+ haseł

Flowchart:

Python Web Scraping Flowchart: List all language names and number of related articles in the order they appear in wikipedia.org.

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