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What is WikiArabia?[edit]

WikiArabia is a three days conference where participants from the Arab region expose their experiences and perspectives on Wikimedia projects in the Arab countries. The annual gathering of WikiArabia enthusiasts participating in many free and open projects, of which Wikipedia—the free encyclopedia is the largest. one year after the Monastir Conference, WikiArabia returns to Cairo. We will host talks about free culture, education, technology and many other topics. The event is open to everyone, experts, researchers, enthusiasts and curious people alike!

What is WikiArabia 2017 about?[edit]

WikiArabia 2017 is not your usual conference: it will host a wide range of activities including master lectures, unconferences, workshops, a hackathon, quick meetings, encounters, regular chit-chat between wiki enthusiasts from around the world. It will be held in Egypt Cairo from October 23 through 25. There will be many events to attend and be part of!

Where do I register?[edit]

Please Contact organizers

What should I bring?[edit]

  • If you have one: a laptop and its charger,
  • Power adapters (North American—Type A or B),
  • Phone charger.

Emergency Phone Numbers in Egypt?[edit]

Emoji u1f46e 1f3fc.svg شرطة Police 122
Blue ambulance icon.svg إسعافات Ambulance 123
Twemoji2 1f468-1f3fd-200d-1f692.svg المطافئ Fire Dept 180
P highway.svg طرقات Highway 136
Yellow Pages RGB.png معلومات أخرى Others from

Electricity[edit]

The electricity supply in Egypt is 220±0 volt / 50±0 hertz (Europlug, Schuko)

See More Mains electricity by country

Mobile Service[edit]

Egypt has a reasonably modern telephone service including three GSM mobile service providers. The three mobile phone providers are

Principal centers are located at Alexandria, Cairo, Al Mansurah, Ismailia, Suez, and Tanta. Roaming services are provided, although you should check with your service provider. Also, it is possible to purchase tourist mobile phone lines for the duration of your stay, which usually costs around EGP30.

Internet access is easy to find and cheap. Most cities, such as Greater Cairo and Luxor, and even smaller tourist sites, such as Edfu, boast a plethora of small internet cafés. The price per hour is usually EGP2-10 depending on the location/speed. In addition, an increasing number of coffee shops, restaurants, hotel lobbies and other locations now provide free wireless internet access. Free wi-fi (Mobilnil) is also available at modern coffee shops such as Cilantro and Costa Coffee, where you obtain access by getting a 2-hour "promotional" card from the waiter, and if you go into almost any McDonald's, you will have access to a free WiFi connection.

Note that free internet can be unsafe and under surveillance, try to use a proxy for your privacy.

Where can I find the materials & photos? [edit]

Where can I find my country's embassy? [edit]

  • Icons-flag-dz.png Algeria URL : no website has been found ,Adress : Muhammad Mazhar, AZ Zamalek, Gizeh Noun 127.svg +20 2 27361520
  • Icons-flag-am.png Armenia URL : http://egypt.mfa.am/en/,Adress : 20 Mohamed Mazhar Street, Zamalek, Cairo Noun 127.svg (+202) 2737 4157, 2737 4159
  • Icons-flag-iq.png Iraq URL : http://mofamission.gov.iq/en/EgyptCa,Adress : 1 El-Thawra Square, Ad Doqi, Giza GovernorateNoun 127.svg +20 2 37622731
  • Icons-flag-jo.png Jordan URL : no website has been found,Adress : Al Mesaha, Ad Doqi A, Ad Doqi, Giza Governorate Noun 127.svg +20 2 37485566
  • Icons-flag-lb.png Lebanon URL : no website has been found ,Adress : 17 El-Mansour Mohammed, Abu Al Feda, Zamalek, Giza Governorate, Noun 127.svg +20 2 27382823
  • Flag of Libya.png Libya URL : http://egypt.embassy.ly/,Adress : القاهرة حي الزمالك : 7 شارع الصالح ايوب المتفرع من شارع 26 يوليو Noun 127.svg 00202.2735.1269 ** 00202.2735.5439 ** 00202.2735.1864
  • Icons-flag-ma.png Morocco URL : no website has been found,Adress : 10 ش صلاح الدين، الزمالك، Zamalek, Cairo Governorate, Égypte Noun 127.svg +20 2 27353351
  • Icons-flag-ps.png Palestine URL : http://palemb.com/ar/home.php,Adress : Al Nahda street 33, Dokki neighborhood Noun 127.svg 00202-33384761
  • Icons-flag-sa.png Saudi Arabia URL : http://www.syrianembassyeg.com/ http://embassies.mofa.gov.sa/sites/Egypt/EN/Pages/default.aspx,Adress : 2 Al Yaman St, GIZA، Ad Doqi, Giza Governorate, Noun 127.svg 0020237749800
  • Icons-flag-sy.png Syria URL : ,Adress : 24 Kamel El-Shennawy, Qasr Ad Dobarah, Qasr an Nile, Cairo Governorate, Noun 127.svg +20 2 27924325
  • Icons-flag-ch.png Switzerland URL : https://www.eda.admin.ch/countries/egypt/en/home/representations/embassy-cairo.html,Adress :10 Abd El-Khalik Tharwat, وسط البلد، Qasr an Nile Noun 127.svg +20 2 2575 8284 or EDA Helpline +41 800 24 7 365
  • Icons-flag-ye.png Yemen URL : http://www.yemenembassy-cairo.com/index.asp,Adress : 24 Amin El-Rafaey, Ad Doqi A, Ad Doqi, Giza Governorate, Noun 127.svg ?
  • Icons-flag-tn.png Tunisia URL : ,Adress : 26 Gezira St, ZAMALEK، Zamalek, Cairo Governorate, Noun 127.svg +20 2 27354940
  • Icons-flag-uk.png UK URL : http://ukinegypt.fco.gov.uk/,Adress :7 Ahmed Ragheb Street Noun 127.svg +20 (2) 2791 6000
  • Icons-flag-us.png United States ;URL : https://eg.usembassy.gov/ ,Adress : 5 Tawfik Diab Street ,Garden City, Cairo Egypt. Noun 127.svg +20 2 797-3300

Sources (adress phone etc ) issued from google search