Egypt Wikimedians

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Egypt Wikimedians
User Group

LocationFlag of Egypt.svg Egypt
Country codeEG
Approval date27 July 2014
Main officeN/A
Official language(s)Arabic
Other language(s)English & Spanish
Chief Coordinator2
AffiliationsWikimedia Foundation
Mailing listWikimedia Egypt
FacebookWikimedia Egypt

Egypt Wikimedians is a Wikimedian user group that has the goal of supporting Wikimedia projects in Egypt, supporting Egyptian Wikimedians, and becoming the recognized chapter in Egypt. Recognized by WMF affiliations committee in July 2014.

Who can join?[edit]

If you live in Egypt, then you can participate in our events in person, if you live in other countries you still can participate in any activity or project we have online. Feel free to add your name to the interested members list below and to ask any questions on the discussion page.

Projects and activities[edit]

The user group hold and support the following activities:

  • Edit-a-thons to help new Wikipedians learn editing techniques, to enrich content about Egypt or work on and develop a certain topic.
  • Meetings for the Wikimedians in Egypt to exchange ideas and to check what support do they need to continue editing Wikipedia.
  • Editing contests to encourage existing users edit Wikipedia and to encourage non-users join.
  • Photography trips and contests to encourage users upload photos to commons.

WikiArabia Egypt 2017[edit]

Wikimedia Egypt UG has organised WikiArabia 2017, the third annual meeting of participants from the Arab region, in Golden Tulip Flamenco Hotel, Cairo, Egypt, from October 23-25, 2017 to expose, discuss and share their experiences, ideas and perspectives on Wikimedia projects in the Arab countries.

Education (Spring 2012- Spring 2019)[edit]

Wikipedia Egyptian Program (WEP) in Egyptian Universities has enriched Arabic Wikipedia with Featured & good articles.


  • 96 Courses in 13 Egyptian universities.
  • 1519 Participants.
  • 7689 New articles.
  • 68 Featured articles.
  • 63 Good articles.
  • 3 Featured portals.
  • 4 Featured lists.
  • 106.307.515 Bytes Added

WEP Links in Outreach[edit]

Female content & Gender Gap[edit]




Inter WikiWomen Collaboration[edit]

Editing contests[edit]



Wikimedians in Egypt have organized many photography trips and contests.

Wiki Loves Monuments[edit]

Wiki Loves Africa[edit]

Wiki Loves Earth[edit]

Wiki Science Competition[edit]

Coordinators Section[edit]

Interested Members[edit]

  1. New Zeus
  2. Ahmed Mohi
  3. Mohamed Ouda
  4. Meno25
  5. May Hachem93
  6. Helanafola
  7. Ahmad.aea.99
  8. محمد أحمد عبد الفتاح
  9. ashashyou
  10. محمد صلاح حلمي
  11. لا روسا
  12. Kamal Osama
  13. MidooDj
  14. Islam90
  15. Touzrimounir
  16. Abbas
  17. محمد عصام
  18. Masssly
  19. Frank Schulenburg
  20. nan deko
  21. RolandUnger
  22. Merik Egy
  23. Emad Hamed
  24. Hager Alaa ElDin
  25. Summer Kamal
  26. Reem Al-Kashif
  27. Fitzcarmalan
  28. Eman Khodier
  29. muhammad_elhossary
  30. aserougui
  31. Ahmed M Farrag
  32. Haytham abulela
  33. Mahmoud Ashraf
  34. Mohamed R. Elsharouny
  35. Marwaibraheem
  36. رولا نديم عبد الشافى
  37. Ahmed el shimi
  38. ircpresident
  39. Faris El-Gwely
  40. دنيا
  41. Armin
  42. لوقا

Keep in touch[edit]