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, 3.4, 3.5 and 3.6 are supported
  • Python-arango 4.x supports ArangoDB 3.3+ (recommended)
  • Python-arango 3.x supports ArangoDB 3.0 ~ 3.2 only
  • Python-arango 2.x supports 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.