Wikipedia:Vital articles

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Vital articles
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Vital articles are lists of subjects for which Wikipedia should have corresponding high-quality articles. They serve as centralized watchlists to track the status of Wikipedia's most important articles. There are approximately one thousand articles listed on this page. This listing includes all ≈1,000 Level 3 Vital articles (which includes the 100 subjects on the Level 2 list). The Level 2 list articles are in bold font, which in turn includes the ten Level 1 subjects marked in bold italics. A Level 4 list of ten thousand articles is currently under construction.

Articles are labelled as:

These symbols are updated manually and may be out of date; you are encouraged to fix any errors you discover.

This list is tailored to the English-language Wikipedia. There is also a list of one thousand articles considered vital to Wikipedias of all languages, as well as Vital Article lists tailored to different Wikipedia languages accessible via the languages sidebar.

For more information on this list and the process for adding articles, please see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page.


Current total: 998 articles

Last updated by Cobblet (talk) 18:21, 11 March 2018 (UTC)

People (132 articles)

History (76 articles)

Geography (94 articles)

General (1 article)

Arts and culture (50 articles)

Philosophy and religion (56 articles)

Everyday life (56 articles)

Society and social sciences (143 articles)

Health and medicine (38 articles)

Science (192 articles)

Technology (108 articles)

Mathematics (53 articles)

See also

View counts

Tag cloud of vital articles by number of views over the past 90 days.
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