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Featured pictures in Wikipedia

This page highlights the finest images on Wikipedia. The featured picture criteria explain that featured pictures must be freely licensed or in the public domain, must be of a high technical quality, and must add significantly to at least one article on Wikipedia. There are currently 4,608 featured pictures, and they are categorized by the topic they represent. All featured pictures are also available in a category.

If you wish to add a specific image to this page, please nominate it on Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates.

One featured picture is chosen as the picture of the day. You can include this box anywhere (e.g., your user page) by adding the text {{pic of the day}} or {{POTD}} where you want the picture to be shown.

Featured pictures from all Wikimedia projects can be browsed by subject or by country on Wikimedia Commons.


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Directory of featured pictures


Tiger beetle Lophyra sp..jpg Great tit side-on.jpg Erithacus rubecula with cocked head.jpg
» subpages: amphibians, arachnids, birds, cnidarians, crustaceans, fish, insects, mammals, molluscs, reptiles, others


Portrait de l'artiste avec un ami, by Raffaello Sanzio, from C2RMF retouched.jpg Pensive Bodhisattva 02.jpg Roses - Vincent van Gogh.JPG
» subpages: East Asian art, literary illustrations, paintings, sculpture, others

Culture, entertainment, and lifestyle

17 Years of Sekar Jepun 2014-11-01 72.jpg 17 Years of Sekar Jepun 2014-11-01 11.jpg 17 Years of Sekar Jepun 2014-11-01 44.jpg
» subpages: culture and lifestyle, currency, entertainment, religion and mythology, sport, theatre

Diagrams, drawings, and maps

State Arms of the Union (title page, illustrated, 1876).jpg
+45 others
Halftoningcolor.svg 1730 Homann Map of Scandinavia, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and the Baltics - Geographicus - Scandinavia-homann-1730.jpg
» subpages: diagrams, drawings, maps

Engineering and technology

Nintendo-Famicom-Disk-System.jpg Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling unit on fire 2010.jpg 3DO-FZ1-Console-Set.jpg
» subpages: electronics, machinery, weaponry, others. See also: vehicles

Food and drink

DO & CO Catering - 8968355090.jpg Various grains.jpg Dominostein edelherb.jpg
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Grüngelbes Gallertkäppchen Leotia lubrica.JPG False turkey-tail - Stereum hirsutum - 02.jpg Mycena overholtsii 333331.jpg
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Spanish Civil War - Mass grave - Estépar, Burgos.jpg Illustrated London News - Christmas Truce 1914.jpg Pah Wongso's Japanese occupation registration card.jpg
» subpages: American history, other history, American Civil War, World War I, World War II, other wars

Natural phenomena

Ash in Yogyakarta during the 2014 eruption of Kelud 01.jpg Aerial view of SFNO after Hurricane Katrina edit.jpg FEMA - 44359 - Oklahoma tornado destroyed home.jpg
» subpages: atmospheric optics, weather, others


Julia Margaret Cameron (British, born India - Ellen Terry at Age Sixteen - Google Art Project.jpg Michael Ancher - Chief lifeboatman Lars Kruse - Google Art Project.jpg Hans Holbein the Younger - Charles de Solier, Sieur de Morette - Google Art Project.jpg
» subpages: artists and writers, business, entertainment, military, political, religious figures, royalty and nobility, science and engineering, sport, traditional dress, others

Photographic techniques, terms, and equipment

US Navy 120209-N-XD935-302 Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Shane Tuck, assigned to the Expeditionary Combat Camera Underwater Photo Team, c.jpg Sony A77 II - top.jpg Sony A77 II.jpg
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Kongensbro gravel pit 2014-09-17 Diliff Reprocess.jpg Puente Pulteney, Bath, Inglaterra, 2014-08-12, DD 51.JPG Blue Mosque Courtyard Dusk Wikimedia Commons.jpg
» subpages: architecture, interiors, landscapes, panorama, urban, others


Dactylorhiza fuchsii Mariazell 01.JPG Lilium bulbiferum var. bulbiferum 01.JPG Juglans regia 2009 G2.jpg
» subpages: flowers, fruits, others


Scallop Diagram2.svg Archimollusc-en.svg Glassy carbon and a 1cm3 graphite cube HP68-79.jpg
» subpages: biology, geology, materials science, mathematics, others. See also: astronomy.


Comet 67P on 19 September 2014 NavCam mosaic.jpg Antares Orb-3 launch failure (201410280009HQ).jpg CMB Timeline300 no WMAP.jpg
» subpages: getting there, looking back, looking out, understanding


Rescue exercise RCA 2012.jpg 25 P 51XR Mustang N6WJ Precious Metal Reno Air Race 2014 photo D Ramey Logan.jpg S.M. kleiner kreuzer Gazelle - restoration.jpg
» subpages: air, land, water

Other lifeforms

Staphylococcus aureus, 50,000x, USDA, ARS, EMU.jpg Flagellum base diagram en.svg Gephyrocapsa oceanica color.jpg
» subpages: bacteria, protists


Train station with train and coal depot by Gustave Le Gray1.jpg 1Mcolors.png
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