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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.

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


Name Channel or Group Language Notes
Wikimedia General Group en
Wikimedia LGBT+ Group en Wikimedia user group supporting the LGBT+ community and friends
wiki@TG Channel en,zh
Wikipedia Library Channel en
WikiPhoto Channel en
Wikimedia Colombia Group es
Esperanto and Free Knowledge Group eo
ВікіФлудоЧат в тг 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 Portugal Group pt

Project Wikis[edit]


Name Channel or Group Language Notes
wikipedia-cdo Group cdo 閩東語維基百科 / Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄ Wikipedia
[1] Group arabic Arab Wikipedians community
cdo wiki bulletin Channel cdo
Grup Wikipedia Bahasa Indonesia Group id Wikipedia bahasa Indonesia / Indonesia Wikipedia
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. 132 members as of May 14th, 2020.
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-smart Group zh
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


Name Channel or Group Language Notes
Wikibooks-zh Group zh


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.


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 ZhWikinews


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


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


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

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 中文社群 Group zh

See also[edit]