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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 7,091 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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Dragonfly Porto Covo August 2021-4.jpg Carpocoris purpureipennis fifth instar nymph (top view) - Kulna.jpg Carpocoris purpureipennis fifth instar nymph (bottom view) - Kulna.jpg
» subpages: amphibians, arachnids, birds, cnidarians, crustaceans, echinoderms, fish, insects, mammals, molluscs, reptiles, others


El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) - Laocoön - Google Art Project.jpg CodexMendoza01.jpg Landscape with the Good Samaritan - Rembrandt.jpg
» subpages: East Asian art, literary illustrations, paintings, sculpture, others

Culture, entertainment, and lifestyle

Processional Way, Babylon - Google Art Project.jpg Khalili Collection Hajj and Arts of Pilgrimage Talismanic shirt.jpg Orson Welles War of the Worlds 1938.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

Snow-cholera-map-1.jpg Everest-3D-Map-Type-EN.jpg Survey of Palestine 1942-1958 1-100,000 sheet index georef.png
» 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

Easter breakfast in Serbia (close-up).jpg Tastee-Candy-Apple-Red-Caramel-wPeanuts.jpg Kifli made with spelt flour (Serbian cuisine).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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JFK limousine.png Kamal-ud-din Bihzad - Construction of the fort of Kharnaq.jpg An Iconic Photograph of 1990 Nepalese revolution.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


Marilyn Monroe photo pose Seven Year Itch.jpg Steve Jobs and Macintosh computer, January 1984, by Bernard Gotfryd - edited.jpg Richard Gerstl - Selbstbildnis, lachend - 4035 - Österreichische Galerie Belvedere.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

Sgt. Samuel Smith, African American soldier in Union uniform with wife and two daughters.jpg Olympus E-M1 Mark III Zuiko 12-100mm.jpg
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Líneas de Nazca, Nazca, Perú, 2015-07-29, DD 49.JPG Vista de Sagunto, España, 2015-01-03, DD 23-31 HDR PAN.JPG Hayden Bridge.jpg
» subpages: architecture, interiors, landscapes, panorama, urban, others


Bistorta officinalis 01.JPG Petasites hybridus inflorescence - Keila.jpg Picea omorika young female cone - Keila.jpg
» subpages: flowers, fruits, others


Sphalerite - Creede, Mineral County, Colorado, USA.jpg Galena - Huallanca, Bologesi, Ancash, Peru.jpg
» subpages: biology, geology, materials science, mathematics, others. See also: astronomy.


Mars Pathfinder Presidential Panorama.jpg Yukon Delta.jpg Sandy Shores of Moreton Bay.jpg
» subpages: getting there, looking back, looking out, panorama, understanding


LET L-410NG OK-NGA ILA Berlin 2016 09.jpg F-15EX Eagle II.jpg CH.SZ.Stoos Fronalpstock Sequence Rescue-Helicopter REGA 16K 16x9-R.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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