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.
USA (west to east)
[http://www.seapig.org Seattle Python Interest Group].
[http://www.porpig.org/ PORPIG - Portland, Oregon].
[http://www.sandpyt.org/ SANDPYT - San Diego, CA].
[http://www.fr.co.us.pythoneers.org/ Front Range Pythoneers] - Broomfield, CO. Contact: Jeffery Collins (jcollins at python.net) Meeting place: Level 3, Broomfield Colorado, USA.
[http://groups.yahoo.com/group/oma-python Omaha Python Users Group]. A Python users group in the Omaha, NE area (though others can join). The purpose is a place where people can share ideas, and where newbies can learn to enjoy the wonderful world of Python Programming.
[http://www.python.org/dfw Dallas-Ft. Worth (Texas) Pythoneers] (w/wiki and local mailing lists)
[mailto:email@example.com APUG] - Austin (Texas) Python User Group.
[http://www.zope.org/Members/tczpug/ Twin Cities (Minnesota) Zope/Python Users Group].
[http://pystl.org Python St. Louis (Missouri) User Group]
[http://www.somopig.org Southern Missouri Python Interest Group]
[http://uselesspython.com/mspiggie.html Mississippi Python Interest Group]. To subscribe to the email list, send a message to: [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com]
[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org Chattanooga, TN] user group
[http://trizpug.org/ TriZPUG]: The Triangle Zope/Python User Group in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area of North Carolina, USA.
[http://www.zpugdc.org/ ZPUG DC]: Zope/Python Users Group - Washington, DC.
[http://www.nyzpug.org/ NYZPUG] is a Zope/Python users group in New York City.
[http://wingide.com/mailman/listinfo/boston-pig boston-pig] will be meeting in Boston, MA.
[http://starship.python.net/mailman/listinfo/python-au Mailing list for Australian Python users.]
[http://pig.slug.org.au/ SAPIG] - The Sydney Australia Python Interest Group. SAPIG is, while not restricted to Python on Linux, a Special Interest Group of the Sydney Linux Users Group (SLUG), and would like to thank SLUG for its support.
[http://python.meetup.com/96/] - A group of Python users who meet for discussions and drinks every couple of months.
[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://web.engcorp.com/pygta PyGTA] - the Toronto Python/Zope User Group meets regularly to explore the expanding world of Python and Zope.
[http://www.vanpyz.org/ VanPyZ] - Vancouver Python/Zope.
[mailto:email@example.com Brad Bollenbach] is organizing a group in Montreal.
[http://www.italianpug.org Italian Python User Group] - Italian Python User Group. The main project is Python Tips & Tricks, a cookbook made by programmers for programmers. IPUG also offers a center for projects made by italian programmers and a real time chat for help.
[http://www.izpug.org Bangalore, India Zope/Python User Group]
France & Belgium
[http://www.afpy.org Afpy] Association Python Francophone, French Speaking Python & Zope User Group
[http://www.p3b.org Python Blanc Bleu Belge] French speaking Python and Zope User Group based in Charleroi, Belgium. Initiated the EuroPython Conference in 2002.
[http://www.pythonbrasil.com.br Python Brasil] - Greatest Python Brazilian Community.
[http://www.pythonhispano.org Python Hispano] - community portal for Spanish speakers interested in Python.
[http://py.cz/ PyCZ] - Czech and Slovak User Group covers both Python and Zope.
[http://www.python.de/ Deutsche web site] contains forums for discussing Python in German.
[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]
Chinese speaking Python users should consider joining the [http://python.cn/ Python Chinese User Group] and mailing list.
- Odavia Palomino is trying to start a group in Mexico. Send e-mail to
[http://www.py.nl PUN] - Python Users Nederland.
[http://www.python.or.kr PyKUG] - Python Users' Group in Korea