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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 6,679 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

Black-headed weaver (Ploceus cucullatus bohndorffi) male nest building.jpg Brown-headed Honeyeater - Patchewollock.jpg Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher - Julatten.jpg
» subpages: amphibians, arachnids, birds, cnidarians, crustaceans, echinoderms, fish, insects, mammals, molluscs, reptiles, others

Artwork

Solvognen-00100.jpg The Mahasattva of Truc Lam leaves the Mountain 竹林大士出山圖.jpg Fabritius-vink.jpg
» subpages: East Asian art, literary illustrations, paintings, sculpture, others

Culture, entertainment, and lifestyle

Il signor Tambourossini - Delaroche.jpg Camp - Notes on Fashion at the Met - Burberry rainbow cape (73854).jpg
» subpages: culture and lifestyle, entertainment, religion and mythology, sport, theatre

Currency

POL-A2a-Bilet Skarbowy-10 Zlotych (1794 First Issue).jpg
+3 others
US-NBN-HI-Honolulu-5550-1882BB-10-1-B.jpg Portugal 1729 8 Escudos.jpg
» subpages: American currency, Asian currency, European currency, USA banknotes, USA coins, Other

Diagrams, drawings, and maps

Britain's New Spitfire 44-pf-116-2016-001-ac.jpg Chemerinsky during Hyatt III sketch.jpg Waxman during Hyatt III sketch.jpg
» subpages: diagrams, drawings, maps

Engineering and technology

Neo-Geo-CD-TopLoader-wController-FL.jpg Ouster OS1-64 lidar point cloud of intersection of Folsom and Dore St, San Francisco.png Central hidroeléctrica de Walchensee, Kochel, Baviera, Alemania, 2014-03-22, DD 04.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
» more ...

Fungi

Hygrocybe miniata - Ferndale Park.jpg Nevelzwam (nebularis) tussen afgevallen beukenblad (d.j.b.) 01.jpg Geastrum triplex - Bola Creek.jpg
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History

Jodenster van kledij.jpg Abfertigen einer Meldung durch Brieftauben - CH-BAR - 3240471 - restoration.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 Katia, Irma, Jose 2017-09-08 1745Z–1935Z.jpg
» subpages: atmospheric optics, weather, others

People

Sharon Tate Valley of the Dolls 1967 - Restoration.jpg Synthetic Production of Penicillin TR1468.jpg Eva Le Gallienne (mnwp.275003, cropped restoration).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

Mount Rushmore detail view (100MP).jpg Ellis Island hospital window mural (01897).jpg Fulton Center skylight (91420).jpg
» subpages: architecture, interiors, landscapes, panorama, urban, others

Plants

Ophrys insectifera - Niitvälja2.jpg Разнообразие семян.jpg Tagblume Commelina communis stack25 2019-08-05-RM-8050218-PSD.jpg
» subpages: flowers, fruits, others

Sciences

Xiahe mandible.jpg Rhodochrosite on Matrix - Peru.jpg Fluorescence in calcite.jpg
» subpages: biology, geology, materials science, mathematics, others. See also: astronomy.

Space

Horn Antenna-in Holmdel, New Jersey - restoration1.jpg VST image of the spectacular star-forming region Messier 17 (Omega Nebula).jpg Mars topography (MOLA dataset) with poles HiRes.jpg
» subpages: getting there, looking back, looking out, panorama, understanding

Vehicles

Senator George P. Wetmore of Rhode Island in a Krieger electric automobile.jpg SMS Arcona NH 65764 - Restoration.jpg Daher-Socata TBM 900 Air to Air.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

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