Wikipedia: What did Greeks search for the most in 2020?


With 2020 finished, what is it exactly that Greeks searched for the most on Wikipedia?

COVID-19 pandemic in Greece” was one of the most searched for Wikipedia articles for Greece.

For most of 2020, the page had daily record of cases, victims and measures, while later in the year the article split into two entries, one general and one with the pandemic chronicle.

Of course, the two leading the fight against COVID-19 in Greece, Sotiris Tsiodras and Nikos Hardalias, were not absent from the top ten most searched articles on Wikipedia.

Sotiris Tsiodras and Nikos Hardalias
Sotiris Tsiodras and Nikos Hardalias

According to an analysis the Open Technologies Organization (EL/LAC), the top ten is as follows:

  • COVID-19 pandemic in Greece (482,000 views)
  • Greece (451,000)
  • List of countries by population (414,000)
  • Hagia Sophia (356,000)
  • Eftychia Papagiannopoulou (324,000)

Followed by::

  • Costas Voutsas (296,000)
  • Spanish flu (280,000)
  • Sotiris Tsiodras (272,000)
  • Nikos Hardalias (270,000)
  • Pandemic (241,000)