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.
- 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
(PyUNG) - Python Users Nigeria Group
Cape Town Python Users Group - Cape Town
Durban Hyperion Python Team - Durban
Zimbabwe Python User Group -Zimbabwe
(PyGhana) - Python Ghana
Tanzania Python User Group - United Republic of Tanzania
Python Egypt - Egypt and Arab World
Python Maroc - Maroc et Maghreb
Python Tunisia - Tunisia
Python Algeria - Algeria
Python Algeria 2 - Algeria
Nairobi Python User Group - Nairobi, Kenya.
Angola Python User Group - Angola (Luanda)
FasoPy - Groupe des Utilisateurs de Python au Burkina Faso(Ouagadougou)
Python Bangladesh is the largest Python User Group from Bangladesh: http://pybd.org
Cambodia(សីល >>> សមាធិ >>> បញ្ញា)
pythonkhmer[at]google[dot]com- Mailing lists for PyKhmer(cambodian user group)
Python Chinese User Group - Chinese Python User Group CPUG wiki
BPUG - Beijing Python User Group (subgroup of CPUG)
ZEUUX - ZEUUX is a free software community that has a Python user group.
BangPypers (Bangalore Python Users Group) - India (BangPypers wiki)
Baroda Python Users Group - India (BarodaPUG wiki)
Python Developers Baroda - Python Dev Baroda Facebook page -Google 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)
IITD Lug - IIT Delhi Lug has active Python users
http://www.meetup.com/PyladiesBangalore - Pyladies Bangalore, India
- Python User Group in Indonesia
Members - Python Indonesia Community Maps
Mailing List - Python Users Group in Mashhad
- Tehran Python User Group (TehPUG)
PyJUG - Python Japan User Group. Japanese mailing list: python-ml-jp
Python Pakistan- National - Pakistani Pythonistas User Group
PyKUG - Python Users Group in Korea
Malaysia PUG - Malaysia Python User Group
- DN: Python Users Group Nepal
PUGS - Python User Group Singapore
- 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
- IRC: #pythonph
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.
Sydney Python Users Group - A group of Python users who meet in Sydney for discussions and drinks every couple of months. See also our maillist.
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.
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.
JamaicanPy: JamaicanPy, Jamaican Python Community Mailing List, Programming Opportunities etc....
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
AFPyro-BE - Python Drinks in Belgium
pyBug - Python Belgian User Group
PythonInBelgium - Python in Belgium group on Linkedin
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
Community Page on the Python Software Verband web site listing all user groups in Germany and Austria
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
Python Meeting Düsseldorf (PyDDF) - Düsseldorf, Germany; PyDDF Videos on YouTube.
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
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.
Reykjavík Python User Group mailing list and notices.
Reykjavík Python Community on Facebook.
Python Ireland - Irish Python Users Group
Python.it - Italian Python Website
Pydinner - Python dinners (and beers!)
PyPg - Python Local User Group Perugia
PyMalta - a Python user group for the Maltese islands; also see the meetup page.
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/pymoldova/
Python Montenegro Python Community of Montenegro (Crna Gora). You can connect with us on social media: Facebook and LinkedIn.
PUN - Python Users Nederland.
PyGrunn - Python Usergroup Groningen.
APMG - Amsterdam Python Meetup Group.
Republic of Macedonia
http://groups.google.com/group/python-mk Python users group in Macedonia, meetings in the KIKA hackerspace
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 Portugal - Portuguese Python User Group
Python Porto - Oporto city Python User Group
RoPython - Romanian Python community (originally from Iași)
RoPython-Timisoara - Timișoara's branch
RoPython-Cluj - Cluj-Napoca's branch
RoPython-Iasi - Iași's branch
SPb Python - Saint Petersburg Python User Group, Meetup, Twitter
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.
Python-Madrid es un grupo de usuarios de Python con reuniones mensuales. Twitter - Mailing List - Meetup
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
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
PyAr - Python Argentina: Community portal, mailing list, job list, meetings, sprints, etc.
Python Brasil - National - Python Brazilian Community.
Conference PythonBrasil - National Conference - Python Brazilian Community.
- Regional (by State)
- Local (by city)
Grupy-RP - Ribeirão Preto
grupy-sanca - São Carlos / SP
http://meetup.com/pythonguarulhos - Guarulhos / SP
Python Chile Python Community in Chile, Mailing list, Job offers, Twitter
Python Colombia Python Community in Colombia. Twitter Facebook Page Facebook Group Github Slack Medium
Pycon Colombia Python Conference in Colombia Twitter Twitter Github Medium Instagram
- Cities Communities
Django Bogotá: Meetup
Python Barranquilla: Meetup, Facebook Page , Facebook group, Twitter, Slack, Github, Website
Pydata Bogotá: Meetup
Python Arauca: Meetup
Python Tunja: Meetup
Python Popayán: Facebook
Python Pasto: Meetup
Python Cartagena: Facebook group, Facebook page, Meetup
Python Costa Rica Grupo de usuarios de Python en Costa Rica
- Python México Python Community in México.
- PythonCabal Python User Group in Guadalajara, meets the fourth Monday of every month at the HP cafeteria.
- Python Monterrey Python User Group in Monterrey.
- Pynama: Python User Community in Panama.
PythonPy - Python Paraguay Python User Community in Paraguay, Mailing list, Meetup, Twitter
- 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
Python Israel - Python users community in Israel
PyHam - Birmingham Area Python Users Group.
hsv.py - Huntsville and North Alabama Area Python Users Group.
DesertPy - The Phoenix area Python User Group. - DesertPy Website - DesertPy Meetup
PhoenixGeoPythonGroup] - New Phoenix Geo/Python User Group - [http://phxgeo.org]
TuPLE - Tucson Python Language Enthusiasts. Mailing list
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
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
Join PyHawaii'smeetup.com group
BAPUG Boise Area Python User Group
Py-CU - The Champaign-Urbana Python Users Group
Join our mailing list
(Defunct) IlliPy - The Champaign-Urbana Python Users Group
Visit the illipy-announce Google Group site to subscribe for user group announcements.
Visit the illipy-discuss Google Group site to subscribe for user group discussions.
Indianapolis, IN - The IndyPy User Group
DerbyPy - Louisville / Southern Indiana User Group
CaneyPUGgies - Caney Python Users Group - Meets every Tuesday to learn web development using TurboGears. Remote attendees welcome!
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
Omaha Python Users Group -- Meetings on the 2nd Thursday of the month. Check the wiki more details.
Python SIG of the Greater New Hampshire Linux User Group meets the 4th Thursday in Manchester, NH. Mailing list courtesy of the Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee Linux User Group.
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
NYLUG Python Workshop Python study/discussion/project group in New York City. Mailing list Meets every other week.
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.
Tulsa Web Devs - Website, Facebook Group
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
Burlington Python - Python User Group in Burlington, VT. We've got pizza!
Fredericksburg ZPUG: Meets at the Zope Corporation building in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
Charlottesville - Charlottesville Python User Group.
757 Python User Group - Hampton Roads and northeastern NC.
NOVA-Python - Northern Virginia Python User Group, meets at the ScienceLogic office in Reston, VA.
PyRVA - Richmond area Python User Group starting up in Fall 2015/Winter 2016. Visit the Meetup page or PyRVA.org for more information.
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
Python User Groups are sometimes called PIGgies, for Python Interest Group meetings. The term PIGgies was coined by the Bay Area PIGgies group. (1)