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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 7,028 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.

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

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Oligodon huahin, Hua Hin kukri snake - Kaeng Krachan National Park (32625377028).jpg Small red damselfly (Ceriagrion tenellum) female form melanogastrum.jpg Knapweed fritillary (Melitaea phoebe) underside Bulgaria.jpg
» subpages: amphibians, arachnids, birds, cnidarians, crustaceans, echinoderms, fish, insects, mammals, molluscs, reptiles, others


Paula Moderson-Becker - Selbstbildnis am 6 Hochzeitstag (1906).jpg Marc, Franz - Blue Horse I - Google Art Project.jpg Thomas Cole - Architect’s Dream - Google Art Project.jpg
» subpages: East Asian art, literary illustrations, paintings, sculpture, others

Culture, entertainment, and lifestyle

Khalili Collection Hajj and Arts of Pilgrimage Talismanic shirt.jpg Orson Welles War of the Worlds 1938.jpg Baruch Zvi Ring - Memorial Tablet and Omer Calendar - Google Art Project.jpg
» subpages: culture and lifestyle, entertainment, religion and mythology, sport, theatre


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

FC-Twin-Console-Set-H.jpg Brooklyn Glass (32606)a.jpg Bicycle crankset Shimano 105 R7000 (chainring 50-34, length 172.5mm, 11 speed).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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Sparrige-Schüppling (Pholiota squarrosa).JPG Hortus Haren 18-05-2019. (actm.) 03.jpg Hygrocybe miniata - Ferndale Park.jpg
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Kamal-ud-din Bihzad - Construction of the fort of Kharnaq.jpg An Iconic Photograph of 1990 Nepalese revolution.jpg צנחנים בכותל המערבי.jpg
» subpages: American history, other history, American Civil War, World War I, World War II, other wars

Natural phenomena

Staring Down Hurricane Florence.jpg Boats on Lake Oroville during the 2021 drought.jpg
» subpages: atmospheric optics, weather, others


Challenger flight 51-l crew.jpg Ilan Ramon, NASA photo portrait in orange suit.jpg Timothy Peake, official portrait.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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Lake-sherburne-964855.jpg PK Karachi asv2020-02 img62 Frere Hall.jpg Chesterton Windmill, Chesterton - 2016.jpg
» subpages: architecture, interiors, landscapes, panorama, urban, others


Equisetum arvense fertile spore-bearing stem - Keila.jpg Trifolium hybridum inflorescence - Keila.jpg Golden Delicious apples.jpg
» subpages: flowers, fruits, others


Hemimorphite - Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.jpg Dichroitisches Prisma -- 2020 -- 5123.jpg Plasma globe 60th.jpg
» subpages: biology, geology, materials science, mathematics, others. See also: astronomy.


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


F-15EX Eagle II.jpg CH.SZ.Stoos Fronalpstock Sequence Rescue-Helicopter REGA 16K 16x9-R.jpg Line scan photo of nine car BART C1 train in 2017.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


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