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Which entries get the most hits?

An article from the Encyclopedia of Arda FAQ

We decide which entries to update and expand next partly depending on how many hits those entries receive. A few people have asked which entries get the most interest. These are the ten most popular entries on the site, together with the number of hits they've received:

EntryMonthlyTotal
1Middle-earth896860,814
2Flame of Udûn658136,118
3Arda506610,024
4Balrogs408492,252
5Tom Bombadil395649,806
6Rohan342257,317
7Aman320357,376
8Beleriand309382,473
9Elves306587,862
10Valar303450,805

This table shows the ten most popular entries over the last month, ranked by the number of times they have been read (shown in the 'Monthly' column). The 'Total' column shows the total number of times each entry has been visited in the history of the site, with the current record being held by Middle-earth with a total of 860,814 visits.

To put these figures in perspective, the average entry has been visited 33,457 times, and the total hits for all entries (not counting index pages and the like) come to a rather astonishing 154,270,591 These figures are correct to 30 June 2021.

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