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Egypt Wikimedians User Group

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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.
Egypt Wikimedians
User Group

Location Egypt
Country codeEG
Approval dateJuly 27, 2014
Main office(N/A)
Official language(s)Arabic
Other language(s)English and Spanish
Chief Coordinator2
AffiliationsWikimedia Foundation
E-mail addresswm-egypt@wikimedia.org
Mailing listWikimedia Egypt
FacebookFacebook page

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]

Board and Staff[edit]

current board of trustees:

  • staff: TBA


Starting February 1, 2024, all new members must register via the group administration form (link).

The names on the following list are managed by the membership department's staff. Please do not add your name directly here and must follow the instructions above.

  1. New Zeus   Founding Member
  2. Ahmed Mohi Founding Member
  3. Mohamed Ouda   Founding Member Board member Full Registered
  4. Ibrahim Elaidy   Founding Member Board member Full Registered
  5. Meno25   Founding Member
  6. May Hachem93   Founding Member
  7. Helanafola   Founding Member
  8. أحمد الياباني   Founding Member Honorary member
  9. محمد أحمد عبد الفتاح   Founding Member
  10. ashashyou   Founding Member
  11. محمد صلاح حلمي   Founding Member
  12. ولاء   Founding Member Board member Full Registered
  13. MidooDj   Founding Member Full Registered
  14. TOUMOU   Founding Member Honorary member
  15. Abbas   Founding Member Honorary member
  16. محمد عصام   Founding Member
  17. Masssly   Honorary member
  18. Frank Schulenburg   Honorary member
  19. nan deko   Honorary member
  20. RolandUnger   Honorary member
  21. Merik Egy
  22. ِAhmed yousri elmamlouk
  23. Emad Hamed
  24. Hager Alaa ElDin
  25. Reem Al-Kashif
  26. ⴰⵔⵉⴼⵉ ⵎⴰⵣⵉⵖ   Honorary member
  27. Fitzcarmalan   Honorary member
  28. فارس التوحيد
  29. Eman Khodier
  30. Kamal Osama
  31. عبدالرحمن احمد محروس
  32. muhammad_elhossary
  33. aserougui
  34. صلاح سلامة
  35. Ahmed M Farrag   Full Registered
  36. Marwa Ibraheem
  37. Haytham abulela
  38. Sara Nabih
  39. Mahmoud Ashraf
  40. Mohamed R. Elsharouny
  41. رولا نديم عبد الشافى
  42. Islam90
  43. Ahmed el shimi
  44. ircpresident
  45. Faris El-Gwely
  46. دنيا   Board member Full Registered
  47. Dr-Taher
  48. Summer Kamal
  49. لوقا
  50. إسراء الطويل
  51. كريم رائد
  52. جرجس شمعون
  53. Mohamed Kamal    Full Registered
  54. أحمد ناجي    Full Registered
  55. Amr Nagy    Full Registered
Board member
Founding Member
Honorary member
Full Registered

Keep in touch[edit]