Welcome to the documentation for python-arango, a Python driver for ArangoDB.


  • Clean, Pythonic interface
  • Lightweight
  • High ArangoDB REST API coverage


  • Python versions 2.7.x, 3.4.x, 3.5.x and 3.6.x are supported
  • Latest version of python-arango (3.x) supports ArangoDB 3.x only
  • Older versions of python-arango support ArangoDB 1.x ~ 2.x only


To install a stable version from PyPi:

~$ pip install python-arango

To install the latest version directly from GitHub:

~$ pip install -e git+git@github.com:joowani/python-arango.git@master#egg=python-arango

You may need to use sudo depending on your environment.