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Wikipedia:Featured pictures

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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 6,123 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

Garden locust (Acanthacris ruficornis).jpg Roadside hawk (Rupornis magnirostris) immature 2.jpg Ugandan kobs (Kobus kob thomasi) female and calf.jpg
» subpages: amphibians, arachnids, birds, cnidarians, crustaceans, echinoderms, fish, insects, mammals, molluscs, reptiles, others

Artwork

Jan van Eyck - Lucca Madonna - Google Art Project.jpg Hasegawa Tohaku - Pine Trees (Shōrin-zu byōbu) - right hand screen.jpg Hasegawa Tohaku - Pine Trees (Shōrin-zu byōbu) - left hand screen.jpg
» subpages: East Asian art, literary illustrations, paintings, sculpture, others

Culture, entertainment, and lifestyle

Bergelut dengan asap nan beracun.jpg Yamaha Flugelhorn YFH-8310Z.jpg Yamaha Clarinet YCL-457II-22.tiff
» subpages: culture and lifestyle, entertainment, religion and mythology, sport, theatre

Currency

US-NBN-HI-Honolulu-5550-1882BB-10-1-B.jpg Portugal 1729 8 Escudos.jpg Argentina 1828 8 Escudos.jpg
» subpages: American currency, Asian currency, European currency, USA banknotes, USA coins, Other

Diagrams, drawings, and maps

Atomic capture.gif Lancashire 1610 Speed Hondius - Restoration.jpg
» subpages: diagrams, drawings, maps

Engineering and technology

Electric guide 3×2.5 mm.jpg PlayStation-Vita-1101-FL.jpg Self-winding wristwatch (transparent backside).jpg
» subpages: electronics, machinery, weaponry, others. See also: vehicles

Food and drink

Cinnamomum verum spices.jpg Buckwheat and products from it 01.jpg Egyptian food Koshary.jpg
» more ...

Fungi

Meripilus giganteus (Karst 1882).jpg Zierliche Koralle Ramaria gracilis.JPG Hydnellum ferrugineum Glieres.jpg
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History

Photograph of Members of the Mochida Family Awaiting Evacuation - NARA - 537505 - Restoration.jpg Thích Quảng Đức self-immolation.jpg John Meintz, punished during World War I - NARA - 283633 - restored.jpg
» subpages: American history, other history, American Civil War, World War I, World War II, other wars

Natural phenomena

Katia, Irma, Jose 2017-09-08 1745Z–1935Z.jpg
» subpages: atmospheric optics, weather, others

People

Saint Côme & Saint Damien Grandes Heures Anne de Bretagne XVIe.jpg Ermina Zaenah, three-quarter portrait (c 1960) - restored (without name).jpg Suzzanna, c 1963, Tati Photo Studio.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

Strip photo of San Francisco Cable Car 10.jpg Yellowing of thorium lenses.jpg LEI0190 188 Leica Standard Chrom Sn. 244297 1937 -38-M39 Front view-5809 hf.jpg
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Places

Cathedral (Siena) - Dome interior.jpg Kaohsiung Taiwan Kaohsiung-Confucius-Temple-01.jpg Maroon Bells (11553)a.jpg
» subpages: architecture, interiors, landscapes, panorama, urban, others

Plants

Gentiana acaulis (stemless gentian).jpg Cirsium eriophorum (Kozara National Park, Republika Srpska).jpg India - Varanasi green peas - 2714.jpg
» subpages: flowers, fruits, others

Sciences

Saltwater Limpet Diagram-en.svg Chicken egg diagram.svg Water drop 001.jpg
» subpages: biology, geology, materials science, mathematics, others. See also: astronomy.

Space

OSIRIS Mars true color.jpg PIA21465 - North Polar Layers.jpg HR 8799 Orbiting Exoplanets.gif
» subpages: getting there, looking back, looking out, panorama, understanding

Vehicles

BMW S1000 RR Studio.JPG RUS-2016-Murmansk-Icebreaker Lenin 01.jpg Mercedes-Benz W115 220D (1973).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

Train station with train and coal depot by Gustave Le Gray1.jpg 1Mcolors.png
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