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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 4,212 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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Laab im Walde - Bärenberg - Gelbwürfeliger Dickkopffalter (Carterocephalus palaemon).jpg Flughahn.jpg Dicaeum celebicum compared to Dicaeum kuehni (vertical).jpg
» subpages: amphibians, arachnids, birds, cnidarians, crustaceans, fish, insects, mammals, molluscs, reptiles, others


Edouard Manet - Luncheon on the Grass - Google Art Project.jpg Raphael - Bindo Altoviti - Google Art Project.jpg Edwin Landseer - Scene from A Midsummer Night's Dream. Titania and Bottom - Google Art Project.jpg
» subpages: East Asian art, literary illustrations, paintings, sculpture, others

Culture, entertainment, and lifestyle

US-$1000-NBN-1875-Fr-465 (Proof).jpg
+8 others
IND-17-Republik Indonesia-1 Rupiah (1945).jpg US-$10-LT-1863-Fr-95b.jpg
+8 others
» subpages: culture and lifestyle, currency, entertainment, religion and mythology, sport, theatre

Diagrams, drawings, and maps

1730 Homann Map of Scandinavia, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and the Baltics - Geographicus - Scandinavia-homann-1730.jpg Supercell.svg Gutiérrez, the Americas, 1562.jpg
» subpages: diagrams, drawings, maps

Engineering and technology

Gas mask MUA IMGP0157.jpg WonderSwan-Black-Left.jpg
» subpages: electronics, machinery, weaponry, others; see also: vehicles

Food and drink

Various grains.jpg Dominostein edelherb.jpg Chicken Egg without Eggshell 5859.jpg
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False turkey-tail - Stereum hirsutum - 02.jpg Mycena overholtsii 333331.jpg Volvariella bombycina1.jpg
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BEP-GIRSCH-Declaration of Independence (Trumbull).jpg
+6 others
Willy Stöwer - Sinking of the Linda Blanche out of Liverpool.jpg William McIlvaine - The Chickahominy - Sumners Upper Bridge.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


Wilbert Robinson 1916.jpg Gabrielle et Jean, by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, from C2RMF cropped.jpg Abdul Harris Nasution.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

Sony A77 II - top.jpg Sony A77 II.jpg Sony A77 II - rear.jpg
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Worcester Cathedral Cloister, Worcestershire, UK - Diliff.jpg Salisbury Cathedral Lady Chapel 2, Wiltshire, UK - Diliff.jpg Coventry Cathedral Interior, West Midlands, UK - Diliff.jpg
» subpages: architecture, interiors, landscapes, panorama, urban, others


Juglans regia 2009 G2.jpg Orchis-mascula-Formation.jpg Soursop, Annona muricata.jpg
» subpages: flowers, fruits, others


Betafite octahedron.jpg Annelid redone w white background.svg Axis axis (Nagarhole, 2010).jpg
» subpages: biology, geology, materials science, mathematics, others. See also: astronomy.


James Webb Primary Mirror.jpg Aral Sea 1989-2008.jpg Sidney Hall - Urania's Mirror - Draco and Ursa Minor.jpg
+3 others
» subpages: getting there, looking back, looking out, understanding


SMS Seeadler cropped.jpg OY-DIZ SAI KZ IV landing Danish Air Show 2014-06-23.jpg Nice tramway place Garibaldi.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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