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Featured pictures in Wikipedia

This star symbolizes the featured content on 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 6,804 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 a box displaying the current picture of the day 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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Animals

Scarlet Robin female - Blackheath.jpg Andinoacara rivulatus - Karlsruhe Zoo 01 edit1.jpg Kleiber Sitta europaea-0447.jpg
» subpages: amphibians, arachnids, birds, cnidarians, crustaceans, echinoderms, fish, insects, mammals, molluscs, reptiles, others

Artwork

Gustav Klimt - Hope, II - Google Art Project.jpg Egon Schiele - Portrait of Wally Neuzil - Google Art Project.jpg Ashta-Matrika.jpg
» subpages: East Asian art, literary illustrations, paintings, sculpture, others

Culture, entertainment, and lifestyle

Napoli, strada Acquaquilia, bozzetto di Riccardo Salvadori per A Basso Porto (1894) - Archivio Storico Ricordi ICON002556.jpg Vasta spianata presso Courtray, bozzetto di Giuseppe Palanti per Edgar (s.d.) - Archivio Storico Ricordi ICON000128 B.jpg Wally (soprano), figurino di Adolf Hohenstein per La Wally (1892) - Archivio Storico Ricordi ICON004639 - Restoration.jpg
» subpages: culture and lifestyle, entertainment, religion and mythology, sport, theatre

Currency

POL-A2a-Bilet Skarbowy-10 Zlotych (1794 First Issue).jpg
+3 others
US-NBN-HI-Honolulu-5550-1882BB-10-1-B.jpg Portugal 1729 8 Escudos.jpg
» subpages: American currency, Asian currency, European currency, USA banknotes, USA coins, Other

Diagrams, drawings, and maps

Survey of Palestine 1942-1958 1-100,000 sheet index georef.png Europe in 1923.jpg USPostRoadMap1804.jpg
» subpages: diagrams, drawings, maps

Engineering and technology

Neo-Geo-CD-TopLoader-wController-FL.jpg Ouster OS1-64 lidar point cloud of intersection of Folsom and Dore St, San Francisco.png Central hidroeléctrica de Walchensee, Kochel, Baviera, Alemania, 2014-03-22, DD 04.JPG
» subpages: electronics, machinery, weaponry, others. See also: vehicles

Food and drink

Tastee-Candy-Apple-Red-Caramel-wPeanuts.jpg Kifli made with spelt flour (Serbian cuisine).jpg Cinnamomum verum spices.jpg
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Fungi

Hortus Haren 18-05-2019. (actm.) 03.jpg Hygrocybe miniata - Ferndale Park.jpg Nevelzwam (nebularis) tussen afgevallen beukenblad (d.j.b.) 01.jpg
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History

F.O.C. Darley and Alexander Hay Ritchie - Sherman's March to the Sea.jpg Entrance Hall of Mr Chas. Green's house, Savannah Ga, now occupied as Head Quarters by Gen Sherman.jpg Mamoru Shigemitsu signs the Instrument of Surrender, officially ending the Second World War.jpg
» subpages: American history, other history, American Civil War, World War I, World War II, other wars

Natural phenomena

Iceberg in the Arctic with its underside exposed.jpg Noru 2017-07-31 0415Z.jpg
» subpages: atmospheric optics, weather, others

People

Marie Stopes in her laboratory, 1904 - Restoration.jpg Justice K. Sukumaran.jpg Gabrielle Ray (c. 1910) - Archivio Storico Ricordi FOTO002691 - Restored version.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

Passiflora caerulea STEREO (R-L) 2019-06-27.jpg Strip photo of San Francisco Cable Car 10.jpg
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Places

Lyttelton Harbour (Whakaraupō) from Mt Ada, Canterbury, New Zealand.jpg Henties bay.jpg Lower Manhattan from Governors Island August 2017 panorama.jpg
» subpages: architecture, interiors, landscapes, panorama, urban, others

Plants

Persicaria maculosa.jpg Cephalanthus occidentalis occidentalis1.jpg Underwater slope in Gullmarn fjord 2.jpg
» subpages: flowers, fruits, others

Sciences

Xiahe mandible.jpg Rhodochrosite on Matrix - Peru.jpg Fluorescence in calcite.jpg
» subpages: biology, geology, materials science, mathematics, others. See also: astronomy.

Space

Soyuz TMA-13 Edit.jpg Elephant Trunk.png Apollo 15 flag, rover, LM, Irwin.jpg
» subpages: getting there, looking back, looking out, panorama, understanding

Vehicles

Parked boats at Anjarle Creek.jpg Senator George P. Wetmore of Rhode Island in a Krieger electric automobile.jpg SMS Arcona NH 65764 - 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

Other

Ebola Virus - Electron Micrograph.tiff Train station with train and coal depot by Gustave Le Gray1.jpg
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