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Featured pictures in Wikipedia

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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 6,902 featured pictures, and they are categorized below 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 at Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates.

One or more featured pictures are chosen as the picture of the day (POTD). You can include a box displaying the current POTD anywhere (e.g. your user page) by adding the text {{pic of the day}} or {{POTD}} where you want the picture to be shown.

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Animals

Euthalia aconthea (common baron) caterpillar in Si Phan Don Laos.jpg Hyles gallii - Keila1.jpg Male northern pintail at Llano Seco.jpg
» subpages: amphibians, arachnids, birds, cnidarians, crustaceans, echinoderms, fish, insects, mammals, molluscs, reptiles, others

Artwork

Naghsh-e rostam, Irán, 2016-09-24, DD 12.jpg La Bohémienne endormie.jpg Anna Bilińska-Bohdanowiczowa - Black girl - MP 5531 - National Museum in Warsaw.jpg
» subpages: East Asian art, literary illustrations, paintings, sculpture, others

Culture, entertainment, and lifestyle

Orson Welles War of the Worlds 1938.jpg Baruch Zvi Ring - Memorial Tablet and Omer Calendar - Google Art Project.jpg Al quartiere latino, bozzetto di Adolf Hohenstein per La Bohème (1896) - Archivio Storico Ricordi ICON000086 - Restoration.jpg
» subpages: culture and lifestyle, entertainment, religion and mythology, sport, theatre

Currency

DAN-13-Danzig-100 Mark (1922).jpg DAN-14-Danzig-500 Mark (1922).jpg DAN-15-Danzig-1000 Mark (1922).jpg
» subpages: American currency, Asian currency, European currency, USA banknotes, USA coins, Other

Diagrams, drawings, and maps

Everest-3D-Map-Type-EN.jpg Survey of Palestine 1942-1958 1-100,000 sheet index georef.png Europe in 1923.jpg
» subpages: diagrams, drawings, maps

Engineering and technology

Bicycle crankset Shimano 105 R7000 (chainring 50-34, length 172.5mm, 11 speed).jpg Harpon Unaaq MHNT ETH AC 198.jpg Neo-Geo-CD-TopLoader-wController-FL.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

An Iconic Photograph of 1990 Nepalese revolution.jpg צנחנים בכותל המערבי.jpg F.O.C. Darley and Alexander Hay Ritchie - Sherman's March to the Sea.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

Mehoffer self-portrait (1897).jpg Self-portrait by Anna Bilińska-Bohdanowiczowa, 1887.jpg Gilbert Stuart Williamstown Portrait of George Washington.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

TR Pamukkale Laodicea asv2020-02 img11.jpg Khone Phapheng Falls, Si Phan Don, Laos, widest waterfall in the world.jpg Karst peaks with sea of clouds at sunrise, South view from the top of Mount Nam Xay, Vang Vieng, Laos.jpg
» subpages: architecture, interiors, landscapes, panorama, urban, others

Plants

Peace lily - 1 - cropped.jpg Viburnum opulus fruits - Keila.jpg Pomelo fruit.jpg
» subpages: flowers, fruits, others

Sciences

Prehnite - Southbury, Connecticut, USA.jpg 20181204 Warming stripes (global, WMO, 1850-2018) - Climate Lab Book (Ed Hawkins).png Roses des Sables Tunisie.jpg
» subpages: biology, geology, materials science, mathematics, others. See also: astronomy.

Space

CRS-8 (26239020092).jpg South Georgia Island as seen by Sentinel-2.jpg
» subpages: getting there, looking back, looking out, panorama, understanding

Vehicles

Line scan photo of nine car BART C1 train in 2017.jpg Cable Car No. 1 and Alcatraz Island.jpg Agence Rol - 23-10-11, Toulon, cuirassé Suffren.jpg
» subpages: air, land, water

Other lifeforms

The ciliate Frontonia sp.jpg Staphylococcus aureus, 50,000x, USDA, ARS, EMU.jpg Flagellum base diagram-en.svg
» 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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