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Telegram is another popular way for Wikimedians to chat and discuss in real time. Below is a list of public Telegram groups/channels for different Wikimedian Projects.

Telegram requires a phone number to register. It is possible not to share the information with other users.

Policies[edit]

Each channel/group may have their own policies. Please show respect to others.

Wikimedia[edit]

Name Channel or Group Language Notes
Wikimedia General Group en
Wikimedia Education Group en Informal discussions related to Wikimedia Education
Wikimedia LGBT+ Group en Wikimedia user group supporting the LGBT+ community and friends
Wikipedia Library Channel en
WikiPhoto Channel en
Wikimedia Colombia Group es
Esperanto and Free Knowledge Group eo
ВікіФлудоЧат Group uk Informal Wikipedia and broader Wikimedia discussions in Ukrainian
GenderGap Group Group en and others Informal discussions related to Gender Gap
WikiFranca Group fr WikiFranca
Wikimedians for Sustainable Development Group en
Wikimedia Belarus Channel be
Wikimedia Belarus Group be
Wikimedia Belarus (tarask) Group be
Wikimedia Poland Channel pl
Wikimedia Poland Group pl
Wikimedia Portugal Group pt
Wikimedia Indonesia Group id
Wikimedia Indonesia Channel id
Wikimedia Ukraine Channel uk
Wikimedia Sverige Group sv
Wikipedia Asian Month Group en
CROW - Conference Remote Options for Wikimedians Group en WikiProject remote event participation group
Abstract Wikipedia Group en Abstract Wikipedia group
Movement Strategy Global Events 🌍 Group en Sharing experience on priorities that we should work on in 2021
Wikimedia Language Diversity Group en Policy, tech, linguistic and other relevant discussions tied to indigenous languages on Wikimedia projects
WMCEE Group en WMCEE group
Wiki User Groups Affiliates Group en
Wikimania Chat Group en wikimania: group
Stewards Group en private group for Stewards
Wikispore Group en Wikispore group
WMCA Discussions Group en, fr Wikimedia Canada discussions group
Global Open Initiative Group en Global Open Initiative discussions group
Dagbani Wikimedians Group en Dagbani Wikimedians User Group discussions group
Accessibility Group en

Project Wikis[edit]

Wikibooks[edit]

Name Channel or Group Language Notes
Wikibooks-zh Group zh

Wikimedia Commons[edit]

Name Channel or Group Language Notes
Wikimedia Commons Community Group en A group for Commons people of all kinds

Wikidata[edit]

Name Channel or Group Language Notes
Wikidata Group en General conversation about Wikidata
Wikidata de Group de General conversation about Wikidata but in German
Wikidata (IT) Group it Conversation about Wikidata in Italian
Wikidata Sverige Group sv Conversation about Wikidata topics related to Sweden
Wikidata Norge Group nb, nn Conversation about Wikidata topics related to Norway
WikiCite Group en Wikicite: Open citations and bibliographic metadata.
Wikidata Ex Música Group en, other Unofficial group for conversations concerning music on Wikidata
Wikidata Norden Group da, en, fi, fo, is, kl, nb, nn, smi, sv Conversation about Wikidata topics related to the Nordics
Wikidata Lexicographical data Group en Group dedicated to d:WD:L discussions

Wikifunctions & Abstract Wikipedia[edit]

Name Channel or Group Language Notes
General group Group en General group about Abstract Wikipedia and Wikifunctions in English

Wikinews[edit]

Name Channel or Group Language Notes
Wikinotizie - il gruppo Group it General group about Wikinews in Italian
Wikinotizie Channel it Broadcast recent changes on it.wikinews
Wikinews-zh Group zh Broadcast recent changes on zh.wikinews
Wikinews-eo Channel eo Wikinews in Esperanto (vikinovaĵoj)
Wikinotícias Group pt Portuguese Wikinews group.

Wikipedia[edit]

Name Channel or Group Language Notes
wikipedia-cdo Group cdo 閩東語維基百科 / Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄ Wikipedia
Arab Wikipedians Group arabic Arab Wikipedians community
Wikipedia Basa Bali Group ban Balinese wikipedians community
Bangla Wikipedia Group bn Bangla-language Wikipedia
cdo wiki bulletin Channel cdo
Grup Wikipedia Bahasa Indonesia Group id Warung Kopi Wikipediawan bahasa Indonesia
Wikipedia Bahasa Indonesia Channel id
Wikipedia Group it Wikipedia in italiano
Wikipedia in Lombard Group lmo, it Wikipedia in lumbaard
Wikipedia-lzh Group lzh, zh 文言維基大典 / Classical Chinese Wikipedia
lzh wiki bulletin Channel lzh 文言維基大典木鐸
WamLzh Channel lzh 維基大典亞洲月
Portuguese Wikipedia Group pt Portuguese Wikipedia group. Other languages are welcome. 186 members as of March 2021.
Wikipedia-mnc Group mnc, zh Manju gisun i Uikipidiya / Manchu Wikipedia
Wikipedia-sjo Group sjo, zh Sibe gisun Uikipidiya / Xibe Wikipedia
Wikipedianët Group sq Albanian Wikipedia / Wikipedian në shqip
Wikipedia-zh Group zh 中文维基百科。English Accepted. Interconnected with #Wikipedia-zhconnect. For more Chinese Wikipedia Telegram groups/channels, please refer to w:zh:WP:TG. (Do note that politically sensitive topics SHOULD NOT be discussed here as it is also interconnected with 2 QQ groups - which doesn't allow politically sensitive materials)
Wikipedia-zh-patrol Channel zh Broadcast newly created pages on ZhWiki.
Wikipedia-yue Group zh-yue 粵文維基百科傾計區 / Cantonese Wikipedia
cvn-zho Group lzh, zh-yue, zh-min-nan, gan, hak, wuu, cdo
wikipedia-zh-science&technology Group zh
wikipedia_de Group de German-language Wikipedia
Чат русской Википедии Group ru Russian-language Wikipedia
Википедия. Неофициально Channel ru Russian-language Wikipedia
WikiUa Channel uk Ukrainian-language Wikipedia / Неофіційний канал української Вікіпедії
WikiMK Channel mk Macedonian Wikipedia / Неофицијалниот канал за македонска Википедија
WikiPL Channel pl Polish Wikipedia / Nieoficjalny polski kanał Wikipedii
turkcevikipedi Group tr Turkish Wikipedia / Türkçe Vikipedi
bgwiki Group bg Bulgarian-language Wikipedia and Wikimedia community
Oʻzbekcha Vikipediya (chat) Group uz Uzbek Wikipedia group / Oʻzbekcha Vikipediya Telegram guruhi
Qaraqalpaq Wikipediası Group kaa Qaraqalpaq Wikipedia group / Qaraqalpaq Wikipediası
ttwpHELP Group tt Questions and Answers on Tatar Wikipedia / Татарча Википедия буенча сорау-җавап
Editando Wikipedia en español Group es Editando Wikipedia en español ­— Grupo de Wikipedia en español, dedicado a intercambiar ideas, ayudar, avisar de problemas, etc.

Wikisource[edit]

Name Channel or Group Language Notes
Wikisource global community Group
Wikisource Group it General group about Wikisource in Italian
Vikikaynak Group tr Turkish Wikisource
wikisource-zh Group zh

Wikiversity[edit]

Name Channel or Group Language Notes
Wikiversità Group it General group about Wikiversity in Italian
wikiversity-zh group zh May be rather inactive, for prompt assistance, do directly use QQ group (details on village pump) or directly leave your message on either the village pump or any sysop / patroller talk pages

Wikivoyage[edit]

Name Channel or Group Language Notes
Wikivoyage Group it General group about Wikivoyage in Italian
Vikigezgin Group tr Turkish Wikivoyage

MediaWiki and Technical[edit]

Name Channel or Group Language Notes
Wikimedia Hackathon Group en This group is mirrored to IRC channel #wmhack and used during Hackathons
Wikimedia Hackathon mentoring group Group en This group is used during Hackathons, specifically for newcomers and mentors
MediaWiki HELP Group it Group about help in MediaWiki in Italian
MediaWiki Group ru
Toolforge Group en This group is mirrored to the IRC channel #wikimedia-cloud
translatewiki.net 中文社群 Group zh
Wikibase Group en Group about Wikibase, the MediaWiki extension driving Wikidata

Fellow movements[edit]

Name Channel or Group Language Notes
OpenStreetMap 🌐 Group en Global OpenStreetMap group, see also List of OSM centric Telegram accounts

@wikilinksbot[edit]

@wikilinksbot is a bot that can be added to Telegram groups by anyone, that will link [[wiki links]] (including all interwiki links), {{templates}} and Wikidata entities like Q42 or P31 when they are used by chat members. The bot can be configured for each group to link to different wikis (even non-Wikimedia wikis), use different languages for Wikidata labels and more. Only group administrators or the bot maintainers can change the bot configuration for a group, but anyone can try out the options by starting a private chat with the bot. The full documentation can be found on the bot's GitHub page.

See also[edit]