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Here you can find links to local user groups involved with Python, possibly one in your area.

 * [http://opag.ca Ottawa Python Author's Group], a group in Ottawa, Canada involving Python and Zope. If that link doesn't work, try [http://opag.sourceforge.net this one].
Python User Groups are sometimes called PIGgies, for Python Interest
Group meetings. The term PIGgies was coined by the Bay Area PIGgies
group.

If there isn't an organized user group for your area listed on this page, check the list of [http://python.meetup.com/ Python Meetups] and see if there's a Meetup in your area.

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= Starting and Running a User Group =

There are two mailing lists for organizers of user groups, if
you are interested in starting and running a user group:

(1) The [http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/group-organizers Group-organizers] mailing list supports people starting and
running user groups.

(2) The [http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/usergroup-advocacy Usergroup-advocacy] mailing list is looking at building tools and
resources useful for user groups.

Also, please consider posting news from your user group on the
[http://python-groups.blogspot.com/ Python User Group Blog]!

You may draw on the PythonSpeakers page to help find speakers.

= Geographical Breakdown of User Groups =

== Asia ==

=== China ===
 * [http://python.cn/ Python Chinese User Group] - Chinese Python User Group [http://wiki.woodpecker.org.cn/moin/CPUG CPUG wiki]
 * [http://wiki.woodpecker.org.cn/moin/BPUG BPUG] - Beijing Python User Group (subgroup of CPUG)

=== India ===

 * [http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/bangpypers BangPypers (Bangalore Python Users Group)] - India (BangPypers wiki)
 * [http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/chennaipy/ ChennaiPy (Chennai Python User Group)] - India
 * [http://kpug.zwiki.org KPUG] - Kerala Python User Group

=== Japan ===

 * [http://www.python.jp PyJUG] - Python Japan User's Group. Japanese mailing list: [http://www.python.jp/mailman/listinfo/python-ml-jp python-ml-jp]

=== Korea ===

 * [http://www.python.or.kr PyKUG] - Python Users' Group in Korea

=== Taiwan ===

 * [http://wiki.python.org.tw/ PyTUG Wiki] - Taiwan Python User Group
 * [http://groups.google.com/group/pythontw PyTUG Groups] - Taiwan Python User Group

=== Philippines ===

[http://junauza.blogspot.com/2007/08/will-real-python-hackers-please-stand.html PyPUG] - Philippine Python User Group

=== Thailand/ประเทศไทย ===
[http://www.codenone.com PyTPUG] - Thailand Python User Group

== Australia ==

 * [http://starship.python.net/mailman/listinfo/python-au Mailing list for Australian Python users.]
 * [:BrisbanePUG] - A monthly meeting of food, drink and Python.
 * [http://trac.proams.org/index.fcgi/wiki/Pysig Canberra] - active since March 2007
 * [:MelbournePUG] - [mailto:anthony.briggs@gmail.com Anthony Briggs] has started a new user group in Melbourne.
 * [http://www.sypy.org/ Sydney Python Users Group] - A group of Python users who meet in Sydney for discussions and drinks every couple of months. See also [http://groups.google.com/group/sydneypython/ our maillist].

== Canada ==

 * [http://montrealpython.org MontrealPython] - Montreal's Python community.
 * [http://opag.ca/ 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.
 * [http://www.engcorp.com/pygta PyGTA] - the Toronto Python/Zope User Group
 meets regularly to explore the expanding world of Python and Zope.
 * [http://www.kwpug.org KWPUG] - the Kitchener/Waterloo Python User Group - just starting July 17, 2006.
 * [wiki:WinniPUG WinniPUG - Winnipeg Python Users Group] - active since December 2005.
 * [http://www.vanpyz.org/ VanPyZ] - The Vancouver Python and Zope User Group discusses Python and various uses of the language.


== Caribbean ==

 * [mailto:jamaicanpy@zope.com.jm?Subject=subscribe JamaicanPy]: JamaicanPy, Jamaican Python Community Mailing List, Programming Opportunities etc....
 * [http://www.ttpug.org TTPUG ] - Trinidad and Tobago Python Users Group


== Europe ==

=== Belgium ===

 * [http://www.p3b.org Python Blanc Bleu Belge] French speaking Python and Zope User Group based in Charleroi, Belgium. Initiated the '''Euro Python''' Conference in 2002.

=== France ===

 * [http://www.afpy.org AFPY] Association Python Francophone, French Speaking Python & Zope User Group


=== Czech and Slovak ===

 * [http://www.py.cz/ PyCZ] - Czech and Slovak User Group covers both Python and Zope.

=== Germany ===
 * [http://www.pycologne.de pyCologne], the Python User Group Köln - Cologne, Germany
 * [http://hhpug.pydev.com/HhPug/ Hamburg Python User Group] - Hamburg, Germany
 * [http://www.python-academy.de/LE-Snakes/index.html Leipzig Python User Group] - Leipzig, Germany
 * [http://wiki.python.de/User_Group_München User Group München], the Python User Group in Munich

 * [http://wiki.python.de/ wiki.python.de] German Python Wiki
 * [http://www.python-forum.de/ Python-Forum.de] German Python Forum
 * [http://python.net/mailman/listinfo/python-de python-de] German Python mailing list
 * [http://www.python.de/ German Python Site] containing links to the most important German Python sites and mailing lists.

=== Hungary ===

 * [http://www.python.hu/ Hungarian Python Site] Contains Hungarian translations of Python tutorials and manual and much more. Good starting point for new Hungarian Python users.

=== Iceland ===

 * [http://rpug.net/ Reykjavík Python User Group]

=== Ireland ===

 * [http://python.ie/ Python Ireland] - Irish Python Users Group

=== Italy ===

 * [http://www.python.it Python.it] - Italian Python Website
 * [http://chatterbox.pydinner.org Pydinner] - Python dinners (and beers!)

=== The Netherlands ===

 * [http://nl.python.org/ PUN] - Python Users Nederland.

=== Norway ===

 * [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/grimpypers/ GrimPypers] - Python User Group - Grimstad, Norway

 * [http://www.norpig.org Norwegian Python Interest Group] - Python User Group - Norway

=== Poland ===

 * [http://www.python.org.pl/ http://www.python.org.pl/] - Polish Python Coders Group
 * [http://www.python.rk.edu.pl/ Biblioteka Pythona] - Site about Python and frameworks like Django or PyQt
 * [http://pydev.pl/ http://pydev.pl] - 'pydev::Python po Polsku'

=== Russian Federation ===

 * [http://plone.org.ru Russian Plone/Zope User Group] - Russian Zope/Plone/Python user group. Most popular community site for russian speaking users.
 * [http://zope.net.ru/ Russian-speaking Python & Zope User Group]. See also their [http://zope.net.ru/About/mail-list/ mailing list], including archive and search.
 * [http://pydev.ru Russian Python Site] contains forums for discussing Python in Russian, list of Russian python sites and python news aggregator.

=== Serbia ===

 * [http://python-serbia.org/ Python Interests Group of Serbia] Serbian speaking Python user group.

=== Slovenia ===

 * [http://soup.zen.si Slovenski Ortodoksni Uporabniki Pythona ;)]

=== Spain ===

 * [http://groups.google.com/group/python-cat Python en català] Catalan Python user group.

=== Turkey ===

 * [http://www.turkpython.net TurkPython] - Python User Group - Turkey

=== Ukraine ===
 * [http://exception.org.ua Exception] - Python seminar in Kiev - Ukraine
 * [http://python.com.ua PythonUA] - Community portal - Ukraine
 * [http://www.plug.org.ua Plone Ukraine] - Plone Users Group - Ukraine

=== United Kingdom ===

 * [http://announce.londonpython.org.uk/ London Python]
 * [http://pywm.eu/ Python West Midlands] - UK
 * [http://groups.google.com/group/python-north-west Python North West]
 * [http://groups.google.com/group/campug Cambridge and East Anglia]
 * [http://groups.google.com/group/python-yorks-humber Yorkshire]
 * [http://groups.google.co.uk/group/python-north-east 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


== Latin America ==

 * [http://www.python.org/ar PyAr - Python Argentina]: Community portal, job list, monthly meetings, sprints, etc.
 * [http://mx.groups.yahoo.com/group/pythonmexico/ - Python México] Python Community in México.
 * Python Peru. Peruvian Python User Comunity. Send e-mail to [mailto:python-pe-subscribe@aqpglug.org.pe python-pe-subscribe@aqpglug.org.pe]
 * [http://www.python.org.ve - Python Venezuela] : Website of Python Community in Venezuela - Grupo de usuarios Python en Venezuela - Portal del Grupo.
 * [http://www.el-directorio.org/PythonColombia Python Colombia] Grupo de usuarios y desarrolladores de aplicaciones en Python.

=== Brazil ===
 * [http://www.pythonbrasil.com.br Python Brasil] - National - Greatest Python Brazilian Community.
   * Regional (by State)
     * [http://groups.google.com/group/grupy-ba Grupy-BA] - Bahia
     * [http://groups.google.com/group/grupy-df GrUPy-DF] - Brasília
     * [http://groups.google.com/group/grupy-pr GrUPy-PR] - Paraná
     * [http://groups.google.com/group/pug-pe PUG-PE] - Pernambuco
     * [http://br.groups.yahoo.com/group/pug-sc/ PUG-SC] - Santa Catarina
     * [http://groups.google.com/group/grupy-sp Grupy-SP] - São Paulo - [http://www.flickr.com/photos/tags/grupysp/ Photos] and [http://video.google.com/videosearch?q=grupy-sp Videos]

  

== Middle East and Africa ==

 * [http://groups.google.com/group/python-eg Python Egypt] - Egypt and Arab World
 * [http://groups.google.co.ma/group/python-ma Python Maroc] - Maroc et Maghreb
 * [http://www.pylearn.com Iranian Community] - Python Users' Community in Iran
 * [http://www.python.org.za] - Python Users in South Africa.
   Mailing list [http://groups.google.com/group/ctpug]
 * [http://wiki.python.org.il/Main_Page Python Israel] - Python users community in Israel


== New Zealand ==
 * [http://www.nzpug.org/ New Zealand Python User Group]
 * [http://www.nzzug.org/ Python, Zope and Plone Users Group of New Zealand]

== USA ==

=== Arizona ===

 * [PhoenixPythonUserGroup] - The Phoenix Python User Group.

=== Arkansas ===

 * [http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/pyar2 PyAR^2] - Python Artists of Arkansas

=== California ===

 * [http://www.baypiggies.net/ BayPiggies] - San Francisco Bay Area Python Interest Group.
 * [http://sypug.blogspot.com/ SYPUG] - SoCal Youth Python User Group.
 * [http://socal-piggies.org/scp SoCal Piggies] - Southern California Python Interest Group.
 * San Diego Python Users' Group was merged into the [http://www.kernel-panic.org/meetings/lpsg LPSG]

=== Colorado ===

 * FrontRangePythoneers - We meet every third Wednesday, 6-8 PM, in Boulder, Colorado.
 * [http://www.fort-collins.co.us.pythoneers.org/ Fort Collins, Colorado Pythoneers]. Meeting the first Thursday of every month in Fort Collins, Colorado.

=== Florida ===

 * [http://python.meetup.com/178/ Tampa Bay PUG] - Meeting every 2nd Wednesday, in Clearwater, FL

=== Georgia ===

 * [http://www.pyatl.org/ PyAtl] Atlanta, Georgia Python User Group

=== Illinois ===

 * [http://www.chipy.org/ ChiPy - The Chicago Python Users Group]
 * [http://illipy.tautology.net/ IlliPy - The Champaign-Urbana Python Users Group]
   * Visit the [http://groups.google.com/group/illipy-announce illipy-announce] Google Group site to subscribe for user group announcements.
   * Visit the [http://groups.google.com/group/illipy-discuss illipy-discuss] Google Group site to subscribe for user group discussions.

=== Indiana ===

 * [http://python.meetup.com/182 Indianapolis, IN] The IndyPy User Group

=== Massachusetts ===

 * BostonPig [http://wingide.com/mailman/listinfo/boston-pig boston-pig] will be meeting in Boston, MA.
 * [http://developer.nervestaple.com/ Springfield/Northampton/Amherst MA Developer's Group] Meets 1-2 times per month.

=== Michigan ===

 * [http://groups.google.com/group/michipug Michipug] - Michigan (Detroit / Ann Arbor) Python group is just starting up

=== Minnesota ===

 * [http://www.zope.org/Members/tczpug/ Twin Cities (Minnesota) Zope/Python Users Group].

=== Missouri ===

 * [http://www.somopig.org Southern Missouri Python Interest Group]

=== Nebraska ===

 * [http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/omaha Omaha Python Users Group] -- Meetings on the 2nd Thursday of the month. Check the [http://www.OmahaPython.org wiki] more details.

=== New Hampshire ===

 * [http://www.pysig.org Python SIG] of the [http://www.gnhlug.org Greater New Hampshire Linux User Group] meets the 4th Thursday in Manchester, NH. [http://www.dlslug.org/mailman/listinfo/python-talk Mailing list] courtesy of the [http://www.dlslug.org Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee Linux User Group].

=== New Jersey ===

 * [http://www.pigip.org/ PIGIP NJ]: Python Interest Group In Princeton, NJ.

=== New York ===

 * [http://nycpython.org/ NYC Python]: Python Users Group In New York City, NY
 * [http://tighturl.com/fp NYLUG Python Workshop] Python study/discussion/project group in New York City. [http://nylug.org/mailman/listinfo/nylug-workshop Mailing list] Meets every other week.

=== North Carolina ===

 * [http://trizpug.org/ TriZPUG]: The
 Triangle Zope and Python User Group in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill (Research Triangle) area of North Carolina, USA.

 * [http://groups.google.com/group/charpy CharPy]: The Charlotte Python Group. Seeking members and ideas for the location of our first meetup. Join and discuss!

=== Ohio ===

 * [http://www.clepy.org Clepy]: The Cleveland Area Python Interest Group. New members welcome!

 * [http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/centraloh CentralOH]: Only a mailing list so far, we hope to begin in-person events once the mailing list gains critical mass.

=== Oklahoma ===

 * [http://opy.sixquickrun.com OPy]: Oklahoma's first Python User Group. Located in Norman, OK.
 * [http://groups.google.com/group/tulsapython TulsaPython] Tulsa Python Users Group

=== Oregon ===

 * [wiki:PortlandPythonUserGroup Portland] - Portland Python Users Group

=== Pennsylvania ===

 * [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/PhillyPug/ Philadelphia Python Users Group]. New user group for the Philadelphia Area.
 * [http://www.altoonapython.org Altoona Python]. Altoona Python Users Group

=== Tennessee ===
 * [mailto:pig@chatta.us Chattanooga, TN] user group
 * [mailto:connorkasaitis@gmail.com Memphis, TN] online user group
 * [http://www.knoxpy.org Knoxville, TN] user group

=== Texas ===

 * [http://www.python.org/dfw Dallas-Ft. Worth (Texas) Pythoneers] (w/wiki and local mailing lists)
 * [http://wiki.python.org/moin/AustinPythonUserGroup APUG] - Austin (Texas) Python User Group.

=== Utah ===

 * [http://www.utahpython.org/ Utah Python User Group].

=== Virginia ===

 * [http://www.zope.org/Members/poster/zpug_info Fredericksburg ZPUG]: Meets at the [http://www.zope.com Zope Corporation] building in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

=== Washington, DC ===

 * [http://www.zpugdc.org/ ZPUGDC]: Zope/Python Users Group - Washington, DC.

=== Washington ===

 * [http://www.seapig.org Seattle Python Interest Group].

=== Wisconsin ===

 * [http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/madison Madison] Python Users' Group

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CategoryAroundTheWorld CategoryUsergroups

Python User Groups are sometimes called PIGgies, for Python Interest Group meetings. The term PIGgies was coined by the Bay Area PIGgies group.

If there isn't an organized user group for your area listed on this page, check the list of [http://python.meetup.com/ Python Meetups] and see if there's a Meetup in your area.

TableOfContents()

Starting and Running a User Group

There are two mailing lists for organizers of user groups, if you are interested in starting and running a user group:

(1) The [http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/group-organizers Group-organizers] mailing list supports people starting and running user groups.

(2) The [http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/usergroup-advocacy Usergroup-advocacy] mailing list is looking at building tools and resources useful for user groups.

Also, please consider posting news from your user group on the [http://python-groups.blogspot.com/ Python User Group Blog]!

You may draw on the PythonSpeakers page to help find speakers.

Geographical Breakdown of User Groups

Asia

China

India

Japan

Korea

Taiwan

Philippines

[http://junauza.blogspot.com/2007/08/will-real-python-hackers-please-stand.html PyPUG] - Philippine Python User Group

Thailand/ประเทศไทย

[http://www.codenone.com PyTPUG] - Thailand Python User Group

Australia

Canada

  • [http://montrealpython.org MontrealPython] - Montreal's Python community.

  • [http://opag.ca/ 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.

  • [http://www.engcorp.com/pygta PyGTA] - the Toronto Python/Zope User Group meets regularly to explore the expanding world of Python and Zope.

  • [http://www.kwpug.org KWPUG] - the Kitchener/Waterloo Python User Group - just starting July 17, 2006.

  • [wiki:WinniPUG WinniPUG - Winnipeg Python Users Group] - active since December 2005.
  • [http://www.vanpyz.org/ VanPyZ] - The Vancouver Python and Zope User Group discusses Python and various uses of the language.

Caribbean

Europe

Belgium

  • [http://www.p3b.org Python Blanc Bleu Belge] French speaking Python and Zope User Group based in Charleroi, Belgium. Initiated the Euro Python Conference in 2002.

France

  • [http://www.afpy.org AFPY] Association Python Francophone, French Speaking Python & Zope User Group

Czech and Slovak

Germany

Hungary

  • [http://www.python.hu/ Hungarian Python Site] Contains Hungarian translations of Python tutorials and manual and much more. Good starting point for new Hungarian Python users.

Iceland

Ireland

Italy

The Netherlands

Norway

Poland

Russian Federation

  • [http://plone.org.ru Russian Plone/Zope User Group] - Russian Zope/Plone/Python user group. Most popular community site for russian speaking users.

  • [http://zope.net.ru/ Russian-speaking Python & Zope User Group]. See also their [http://zope.net.ru/About/mail-list/ mailing list], including archive and search.

  • [http://pydev.ru Russian Python Site] contains forums for discussing Python in Russian, list of Russian python sites and python news aggregator.

Serbia

Slovenia

Spain

Turkey

Ukraine

United Kingdom

Latin America

Brazil

Middle East and Africa

New Zealand

USA

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Florida

Georgia

Illinois

Indiana

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Missouri

Nebraska

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New York

North Carolina

  • [http://trizpug.org/ TriZPUG]: The Triangle Zope and Python User Group in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill (Research Triangle) area of North Carolina, USA.

  • [http://groups.google.com/group/charpy CharPy]: The Charlotte Python Group. Seeking members and ideas for the location of our first meetup. Join and discuss!

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Virginia

Washington, DC

Washington

Wisconsin


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