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Featured pictures in Wikipedia

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This page highlights the finest images on Wikipedia. The featured picture criteria explains 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 7,335 featured pictures, and they are categorized below by the topic they represent. All featured pictures are also available in a category.

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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.

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Animals

Eurasian brown bear (Ursus arctos arctos) female 1.jpg
Pez cocodrilo (Papilloculiceps longiceps), parque nacional Ras Muhammad, Egipto, 2022-03-27, DD 71.jpg
White stork (Ciconia ciconia) in flight with transmitter.jpg
» subpages: amphibians, arachnids, birds, cnidarians, crustaceans, echinoderms, fish, insects, mammals, molluscs, reptiles, others

Artwork

Le Violon d'Ingres (Ingres's Violin), 1924, Man Ray.png
Gabrielé Castagnola - Love or Duty.jpg
Giambattista Tiepolo - The Banquet of Cleopatra - Google Art Project.jpg
» subpages: East Asian art, literary illustrations, paintings, sculpture, others

Culture, entertainment, and lifestyle

Poster for Burnand and Sullivan's Cox and Box - Royal Gallery of Illustration.jpg
Auguste François-Marie Gorguet - poster for the première performance of Édouard Lalo's Le roi d'Ys (1888).jpg
Il trovatore by Luigi Morgari.jpg
» subpages: culture and lifestyle, entertainment, religion and mythology, sport, theatre

Currency

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

Phospholipids aqueous solution structures.svg
Cenotaph sketch by Lutyens.jpg
1922 Index of Great Trigonometrical Survey of India.jpg
» subpages: diagrams, drawings, maps

Engineering and technology

Castle Bravo Shrimp Device 002 - restoration1.jpg
FC-Twin-Console-Set-H.jpg
Brooklyn Glass (32606)a.jpg
» subpages: electronics, machinery, weaponry, others. See also: vehicles

Food and drink

Pabda Jhaal - Home- Kolkata - West Bengal.jpg
Easter breakfast in Serbia (close-up).jpg
Tastee-Candy-Apple-Red-Caramel-wPeanuts.jpg
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Fungi

Wit oorzwammetje s.l. (Crepidotus variabilis s.l.) 12-01-2022. (d.j.b).jpg
Sparrige-Schüppling (Pholiota squarrosa).JPG
Hortus Haren 18-05-2019. (actm.) 03.jpg
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History

Poster by Anna Soós Korànyi for the Seventh Conference of the International Woman Suffrage Alliance.jpg
Hrh Princess Elizabeth in the Auxiliary Territorial Service, April 1945 TR2832.jpg
Edward Duncan - The Explosion of the United States Steam Frigate Missouri.jpg
» subpages: American history, other history, American Civil War, World War I, World War II, other wars

Natural phenomena

Port and lighthouse overnight storm with lightning in Port-la-Nouvelle.jpg
Tonga Volcano Eruption 2022-01-15 0320Z to 0610Z Himawari-8 visible.gif
MatheranPanoramaPointDrySeasonCrop.jpg
» subpages: atmospheric optics, weather, others

People

Alfred Waud by Timothy H. O'Sullivan.jpg
Marie Curie c. 1920s.jpg
Art Tatum, Vogue Room 1948 (Gottlieb).jpg
» subpages: artists and writers, business, entertainment, law, 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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Places

Point Arena Lighthouse, Mendocino County.jpg
Göll (Westseite).jpg
Rooftop farm at the Essex (65787p).jpg
» subpages: architecture, interiors, landscapes, panorama, urban, others

Plants

Juniperus communis fruits - Keila.jpg
Anthyllis vulneraria inflorescence - Niitvälja.jpg
Origanum vulgare inflorescence - Keila.jpg
» subpages: flowers, fruits, others

Sciences

Bultfonteinite - Linxi, Chifeng City, Inner Mongolia, China.jpg
Celestine - Sakoany deposit, Katsepy, Mitsinjo, Boeny, Madagascar.jpg
Acanthite - Imiter mine, Jbel Saghro, Tinghir, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco.jpg
» subpages: biology, geology, materials science, mathematics, others. See also: astronomy.

Space

NGC 2014, NGC 2020 - HST - Heic2007a.jpg
Ganymede - Perijove 34 Composite.png
Webb's First Deep Field.jpg
» subpages: getting there, looking back, looking out, panorama, understanding

Vehicles

2020-09-16 165855 Soviet submarine B-515.jpg
VR Sr1 3015 Kuopio Drawbridge.jpg
CN 8015, 5690 and 5517 Hinton - Jasper.jpg
» subpages: air, land, water

Other lifeforms

Pinnularia major.jpg
The ciliate Frontonia sp.jpg
Staphylococcus aureus, 50,000x, USDA, ARS, EMU.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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