Users of the Python programming language meet periodically in so-called Python User Groups 1. Intermediate and advanced users share how they use the language and learn new tricks; they also welcome beginners and help them step in. It is a great place to ask for help and socialize with other people with a similar interest. Meetings are usually once every month, they are very informal and open to everyone.
There about 1,637 Python user groups worldwide in almost 191 cities, 37 countries and over 860,333 members. Check in these two places to find if there is already a group in your area:
- The list below which is sorted by geographical region, country, and state in some cases.
A world map of Python Meetups in meetup.com. Enter your country and city to list the local group if any.
If there is not a Python user group in your area, please check StartingYourUsersGroup if you are interested in organizing one.
There are also a number of "In House Users Group" within some, (mostly larger), companies - while these are normally closed to anybody who does not work for the company your company may already have one or you may wish to start one. In either case you may find the information at TipsForInHouseUserGroups useful.
- Czech Republic
- The Netherlands
- Republic of Macedonia
- United Kingdom
- Latin America
- Middle East
- New Zealand
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
- South Carolina
- Washington, DC
(PyNAM) - Python Software Association of Namibia
- The Python Software Community Zimbabwe - Python Zimbabwe
Python Local User Group Bulawayo - Python Bulawayo
- The Python Software Community Ghana - Python Ghana
- Python Ghana - Ghana
Tanzania Python User Group - United Republic of Tanzania
Python Egypt - Egypt and Arab World
Python Tunisia - Tunisia
Python Algeria - Algeria
Python Algeria 2 - Algeria
Nairobi Python User Group - Nairobi, Kenya.
Python Ethiopia - Addis ababa, Ethiopia.
Angola Python User Group - Angola (Luanda)
FasoPy - Groupe des Utilisateurs de Python au Burkina Faso(Ouagadougou)
Cambodia(សីល >>> សមាធិ >>> បញ្ញា)
pythonkhmer[at]google[dot]com- Mailing lists for PyKhmer(cambodian user group)
BPUG - Beijing Python User Group (subgroup of CPUG)
ZEUUX - ZEUUX is a free software community that has a Python user group.
PyJaipur - India - Python Jaipur User Group
GTU Python User Group, Ahmedabad - '''Meetup Group'''
PyGuj (Python User Group - Gujarat)
KPUG - Kerala Python User Group
MumPy - Mumbai Python User Group
PyDelhi - Python Delhi User Group (Website)
http://www.meetup.com/PyladiesBangalore - Pyladies Bangalore, India
PyBhopal - Python Bhopal User Group
PyPatna - Python Patna User Group
Python Andhra Pradesh User Group - Andhra Pradesh
- Python User Group in Indonesia
Members - Python Indonesia Community Maps
Mailing List - Python Users Group in Mashhad
- Tehran Python User Group (TehPUG)
- Gilan's Python User Group (GilPUG)
Python Pakistan- National - Pakistani Pythonistas User Group
PyKUG - Python Users Group in Korea
Malaysia PUG - Malaysia Python User Group
- DN: Python Users Group Nepal
- Facebook Group:
- Google Group:
Sri Lanka Python User Group (LK-PUG) LK-PUG Facebook fan page
PyTUG Wiki - Taiwan Python User Group
PyTUG Groups - Taiwan Python User Group
PyHUG Meetups - Hsinchu Python User Group
Tainan.py Meetups - Tainan Python User Group
Google Group: http://groups.google.com/group/python-apac
Brisbane - A monthly meeting of food, drink and Python.
MelbournePUG - meets for talks, chats, food and drink on the first Monday of each month in Melbourne.
CanberraPUG - revitalised Canberra User Group, first Thursday of every month at Peoplebank offices, Canberra City: https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/103339628935802168974.
North Queensland Python Users Group (PyNQ) - Pythonistas and friends getting together in Townsville (at present - venue/times TBD). Visit the site to register interest.
Perth Django Users Group - Django and Python enthusiasts alike.
siligong.py AKA Wollongong Python Users Group - Gong based Pythonistas who formed out of the Siligong Valley tech community.
TorontoDjangoPython - Toronto Python/Django User group.
MontrealPython - Montreal's Python community.
OPAG - Ottawa Python Authors Group. A group devoted to learning, using and providing resources for Python. OPAG also serves as a general gathering place for Python programmers from the Ottawa region and beyond.
PyGTA - the Toronto Python/Zope User Group meets regularly to explore the expanding world of Python and Zope.
KWPUG - the Kitchener/Waterloo Python User Group - just starting July 17, 2006.
WinniPUG - Winnipeg Python Users Group - active since December 2005.
VanPyZ - The Vancouver Python and Zope User Group discusses Python and various uses of the language.
WatPy - The Waterloo Region Python User Group. Started in February 2012.
prPIG: Puerto Rico Python Interest Group. Started in January 2013.
TTPUG - Trinidad and Tobago Python Users Group
PyDo - Python Dominicana User Group. Started in September 2012.
PyUGAT - Python User Group Austria
pyGraz - Python User Group Graz
SalzPUG - Salzburg Python User Group
pyBug - Python Belgian User Group
Belgium mailing list - Python community of Belgium mailing list
Charleroi Python User Group - User group at Charleroi
Croatian Python user group - Zagreb Python User Group
python.cz - Czech Python user group homepage
pyvec.org - Local PSF-like nonprofit supporting Python-related activities
py.cz - previous, rather outdated Czech homepage of the Python programming language
http://python.fi -- Python Finland association
AFPY Association Python Francophone, French Speaking Python & Zope User Group
Python Grenoble, Grenoble Python User Group, French Speaking
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/PythonGE/
General Community Resources
wiki.python.de German Python Wiki
Python-Forum.de German Python Forum
python-de German Python mailing list
German Python Site containing links to the most important German Python sites and mailing lists (unfortunately rarely updated and often offline).
PUB - Python Users Berlin
pyCologne, the Python User Group Köln - Cologne, Germany
Hamburg Python User Group - Hamburg, Germany
Leipzig Python User Group - Leipzig, Germany
User Group München - the Python User Group in Munich
PythonTrier - Python User Group in Trier
Python User Group Freiburg - Freiburg, Germany
Python User Group Rhein-Main Python Community im Rhein-Main Gebiet
Ruhr.Py Python Developers around Duisburg, Mülheim, Essen, Oberhausen
PyAc Python Usergroup Aachen and Euregio
Python.org.gr The Greek Python User Group.
Hungarian Python Site Contains Hungarian translations of Python tutorials and manual and much more. Good starting point for new Hungarian Python users.
Python Ireland - Irish Python Users Group
Python.it - Italian Python Website
Pydinner - Python dinners (and beers!)
PyPg - Python Local User Group Perugia
Luxembourg mailing list - Python community of Luxembourg and the Greater Region
PythonTrier - Python User Group in the neighbouring Trier, Germany
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/pymoldova/
Pythonistas-NL - Python Community, The Netherlands
PUN - Python Users Nederland.
PyGrunn - Python Usergroup Groningen.
APMG - Amsterdam Python Meetup Group.
Republic of Macedonia
GrimPypers - Python User Group - Grimstad, Norway
Norwegian Python Interest Group - Python User Group - Norway
itlosjen - Python Users - Kristiansand
pl.python.org - Polish Python Community (Polish Python Coders Group)
Pykonik - Cracow's Python Users Group
PyWaw - Python community in Warsaw
PySilesia - Python community in Silesia area
Python Łódź - Python community in Łódź
RoPython - Romanian Python community (originally from Iași)
SurPy - Surgut Python User Group
Python Interests Group of Serbia Serbian speaking Python user group.
Asociación Python España Python Spain Association. Organisers of PyConES
Python en català Catalan Python user group.
The Barcelona Python Meetup Group Barcelona Python user group.
Zaragoza Python user group Zaragoza Python User group
Málaga Python Málaga Python User Group.
Mallorca Python Meetup Mallorca Python user group.
Python Granada Granada Python User Group
Python Sevilla Seville Python User Group
Python Valencia Valencia Python User Group
Python Vigo Vigo (Pontevedra) Python User Group
GothPy Gothenburg Python User Group.
PySthlm Stockholm Python User Group.
SkanePy Skåne Python User Group
Python Värmland Python Värmland User Group
Pyİstanbul İstanbul Python User Group.
Plone Ukraine - Plone Users Group - Ukraine
Python West Midlands - UK
Python North East - Python North East is a Python user group for the North East of UK covering areas from Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, Teesside to Yorkshire
PyData London Meetup - a very large group with regular meetings focused on uses of Python in data science
Python Cardiff holds monthly meetups in Cardiff for anyone who uses or wants to learn about Python.
Django & Python Bristol & Bath users group for Django (and Python) set up by people in the Bristol and Bath area of the UK in 2008.
Python Brasil - National - Python Brazilian Community.
Conference PythonBrasil - National Conference - Python Brazilian Community.
- Regional (by State)
- Local (by city)
- Cities Communities
Django Bogotá: Meetup
Pydata Bogotá: Meetup
Python Arauca: Meetup
Python Tunja: Meetup
Python Popayán: Facebook
Python Pasto: Meetup
Python Costa Rica Grupo de usuarios de Python en Costa Rica
Django Girls Ecuador. Twitter
- PythonCabal Python User Group in Guadalajara.
- Python México Python Community in México.
- Python Monterrey Python User Group in Monterrey.
- Python Querétaro Python User Group in Querétaro.
- Python Perú Python User Community in Perú.
- Python Perú: Community Portal of Python in Perú.
Python Peru. Peruvian Python User Comunity. Send e-mail to email@example.com
Iranian Community - Python Users' Community in Iran
PyHam - Birmingham Area Python Users Group.
hsv.py - Huntsville and North Alabama Area Python Users Group.
PyAR^2 - Python Artists of Arkansas
BayPiggies - San Francisco Bay Area Python Interest Group.
SoCal Piggies - Southern California Python Interest Group.
San Diego Python Users Group - San Diego Python Users' Group
OCPUG - Orange County Python User Group
PyLadies - Women in Los Angeles
IEPUG - Inland Empire Python User Group
Fresno.py - Fresno Python User Group
FrontRangePythoneers - We meet every third Wednesday, 6-8 PM, in Boulder, Colorado.
Fort Collins, Colorado Pythoneers. Meeting the first Thursday of every month in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Colorado Springs, PySprings - Meets twice a month, alternating tuesdays. We do both project and presentation nights.
Tampa Bay PUG - Meeting every 2nd Wednesday, in Clearwater, FL
PyAtl Atlanta, Georgia Python User Group
PyHawaii: Bringing Python to Honolulu, Hawaii and the Pacific
BAPUG Boise Area Python User Group
PythonKC (pyKC) - Python developers, enthusiast and hackers of the Kansas City Metro Area and surroundings.
DerbyPy - Louisville / Southern Indiana User Group
Python Baltimore - Baltimore, Maryland Python User Group.
Python Frederick - Frederick, Maryland Python User Group.
Boston / Cambridge Python Users Group will be meeting in Boston, MA.
Springfield/Northampton/Amherst MA Developer's Group Meets 1-2 times per month.
Southcoast Python User Group will be meeting in Dartmouth, MA.
Michipug - Michigan (Detroit / Ann Arbor) Python group is just starting up
GRPUG - A Python Users Group in Grand Rapids, Michigan
PyMNtos - Minnesota Python Users Group, meets the 2nd Thursday of the month.
PY FM - PY FM, Fargo-Moorhead Python Users Group, meets on the last Wednesdays every month.
PyRochesterMN - Rochester, MN. Meets on the fourth Thurdsay every month.
pyCOMO - Python User Group for CoMO (Columbia, MO)
PythonKC (pyKC) - Python developers, enthusiast and hackers of the Kansas City Metro Area and surroundings.
PySGF - A Python User Community in Springfield, MO
STL Python - St Louis Python meetup
PIGIP NJ: Python Interest Group In Princeton, NJ.
AbqPython Python Users Group in Albuquerque, NM.
NYC Python: Python Users Group In New York City, NY
RocPy: Rochester, New York's only Python Users Group
TriPython: The Triangle Python Userd Group (formerly TriZPUG) in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill (Research Triangle) area of North Carolina, USA.
CharPy: The Charlotte Python Group. Seeking members and ideas for the location of our first meetup. Join and discuss!
PYPTUG: The PYthon Piedmont Triad User Group in the Winston Salem-Greensboro-High Point (Piedmont Triad) area of North Carolina, USA.
Clepy: The Cleveland Area Python Interest Group. New members welcome!
OPy: Oklahoma's first Python User Group. Located in Norman, OK.
Portland - Portland Python Users Group
Altoona Python. Altoona Python Users Group
Pgh Py Pittsburgh Python User Group
Chattanooga, TN user group
Knoxville, TN user group
MEMpy Memphis, TN Python User Group
PyNash Nashville, TN Python User Group
Dallas-Ft. Worth (Texas) Pythoneers (w/wiki and local mailing lists)
APUG - Austin (Texas) Python User Group.
Utah Python Meta Group — Provides resources for all interested Utah Pythonistas
Charlottesville - Charlottesville Python User Group.
757 Python User Group - Hampton Roads and northeastern NC.
Shenandoah Python - Shenandoah Valley Python User Group.
DC Python - Washington, DC Python User Group.
ZPUGDC: Zope/Python Users Group - Washington, DC.
django-district: a group for Django users in the Washington, D.C. area
Madison Python Users' Group
FoxPUG - Fox Valley (Oshkosh/Appleton) Python Users Group
MKE Python - Milwaukee Python User Group
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Python User Groups are sometimes called PIGgies, for Python Interest Group meetings. The term PIGgies was coined by the Bay Area PIGgies group. (1)