Commons:Featured pictures

Featured pictures

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Featured pictures are images that the community has chosen to be highlighted as some of the finest on Commons. This page is a gallery of the various pictures - photographs, computerised graphics, animated media, etc. There are currently 8,780 of such images in the Commons repository which is roughly 0.027% of the available images (32,208,426). You can find all featured pictures in Category:Featured pictures on Wikimedia Commons.

Images may be considered for featured status by being listed at Commons:Featured picture candidates, where the community will reach a consensus. Further instructions and information is given at the page itself. You can also see some of our highly skilled contributors; our photographers and our illustrators, who have contributed to the Featured Pictures of the Commons.

Old candidates for Featured pictures are listed here. There are also chronological lists of featured pictures: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and current month.

For another overview of our finest pictures, take a look at our annual picture of the year election.

See also the Gallery Slideshow and an automatic slideshow loop (experimental). You can browse Featured pictures from all Wikimedia projects by subject or by country.

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Picture of the day
Biblioteca Vasconcelos, Ciudad de México, México, 2015-07-20, DD 16-18 HDR.JPG
Biblioteca Vasconcelos (Vasconcelos Library) is a library located in the north of Mexico City, Mexico. It opened in 2006 and by 2015 had 600,000 publications and books. The library plans to host up to 2 million items. The building, with an area of approximately 38,000 m2 (410,000 sq ft), had 1.7 million visitors in 2014 and can accommodate up to 5,000 people.  

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