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Wikipedia's contents: Categories

Categories (along with other features like cross-references, lists, and infoboxes) help you to find information, even if you don't know what exists or what it's called. The following list of categories of Wikipedia's coverage parallels our other lists by topic.

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P literature.svg General reference   (see in all page types)

Main categories: Research and Library science

Reference works • Almanacs • Atlases • Biographical dictionaries • Dictionaries (online) • Directories (online) • Encyclopedias (online) • Glossaries • Handbooks and manuals • Lists • Medical manuals • Reference book stubs • Reference works in the public domain • Style guides • Trivia books • Web sites

Further research tools and topics • Academic disciplines • Archives • Books • Clients • Colleges • Curricula • Databases (online) • Distance education • Grammar • Government agencies • Indices • Information • Knowledge • Libraries (digital) • Library cataloging and classification • News agencies • Periodic table • Prefixes • Reading • Research • Search engines • Suffixes • Topics • Universities • Writing

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P culture.svgCulture and the arts   (see in all page types)

Main categories: Culture and Arts

Culture and Humanities  – Classics • Critical theory • Cultural anthropology • Folklore • Food culture • Gastronomy • Languages • Literature • Museology • Mythology • Philosophy • Popular culture • Science and culture • Traditions

Arts and Entertainment – Arts and crafts • Celebrity • Censorship in the arts • Festivals • Humor • Literature • Museums • Parties • Poetry
Performing arts – Dance • Film • Music • Opera • Storytelling • Theatre
Visual arts – Architecture • Comics • Crafts • Design • Drawing • Film (Animation) • Painting • Photography • Sculpture
Games and Toys – Board games • Card games • Dolls • Puppetry • Puzzles • Role-playing games • Video games
Mass media – Broadcasting • Film • Internet • Magazines • Newspapers • Publications • Publishing • Radio • Television
Sports and Recreation – Air sports • American football • Association football • Auto racing • Baseball • Basketball • Boating •Boxing • Canoeing • Cricket • Cycling • Exercise • Fishing •Golf • Gymnastics • Hobbies • Horse racing • Ice hockey • Lacrosse • Olympics • Rugby league • Rugby union • Sailing • Skiing • Swimming • Tennis • Track and field • Walking trails • Water sports • Whitewater sports

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P countries.png Geography and places   (see in all page types)

Main categories: Geography and Places

Cities • Communities • Continents • Countries • Deserts • Earth • Lakes • Landforms • Maps • Mountains • Oceans • Protected areas • Regions • Rivers • Subterranea • Territories • Towns • Villages

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P medicine.svg Health and fitness   (see in all page types)

Main categories: Health, Self-care, and Healthcare occupations

Self-care – Health promotion • Life extension • Prevention • Sexual health

Nutrition – Dietary supplements • Dietetics • Nutrients  (Amino acids, Minerals, Nootropics, Phytochemicals, Vitamins) • Nutritional advice pyramids
Exercise – Aerobics • Bodyweight exercise (Calisthenics) • Cycling • Exercise equipment • Exercise instructors • Dancing • Exercise physiology • Hiking • Pilates • Running • Sports • Swimming • T'ai Chi Ch'uan • Walking • Weight training • Weight training exercises • Yoga
Hygiene – Cleaning • Oral hygiene
Positive psychology – Mental health • Psychotherapy

Public health  – Health by country • Healthcare • Health law • Health promotion • Health standards • Hospitals • Occupational safety and health • Pharmaceutical industry • Safety •

Health science – Clinical research • Diseases • Epidemiology • Midwifery • Nursing • Nutrition • Optometry • Pharmacy • Public health 

Medicine – Veterinary medicine
Dentistry • Dental hygiene and Orthodontics • Pharmaceuticals policy •
Human medicine – Alternative medicine • Cardiology • Endocrinology • Forensics • Gastroenterology • Human Genetics • Geriatrics • Gerontology • Gynecology • Hematology • Nephrology • Neurology • Obstetrics • Oncology • Ophthalmology • Orthopedic surgery • Pathology • Pediatrics • Psychiatry • Rheumatology • Sleep • Surgery • Urology

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Klepsydra-pt.svg History and events   (see in all page types)

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P mathematics.svg Mathematics and logic   (see in all page types)

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P physics.svg Natural and physical sciences   (see in all page types)

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P vip.svg People and self   (see in all page types)

Main categories: People, Personal life, Self and Surnames

People • Beginners and newcomers • Biographies • Children • Heads of state • Humans • Legal categories of people • Men • Old age • Political people • Rivalry • Social groups • Subcultures • Women

Classified By: city • company • continent • educational institution • ethnicity  (descent • origin) • medical or psychological condition • nationality • occupation • political orientation • religion • revolution • status • year born • year deceased
Lists of people • Personal timelines • Terms for females • Terms for males
Activist • Actor • Astronaut • Billionaire • Chief executive • Colonial people • Composer • Cyborg • Defector • General • Humanitarian • Innovator • Inventor • Lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered • Monarch • Musician • Musical group • Philosopher • Photographer •Politician • President • Prince • Princess • Revolutionary • Scientist • Settler • Singer • Slaves • Victim • People associated with war • Writer

Self • Altered ego • Consciousness studies • Gender • Personality • Sexuality • Sexual orientation

Personal life • Clothing • Employment • Entertainment • Food and drink • Games • Health • Hobbies • Home • Income • Interpersonal relationship • Leisure • Love • Motivation • Personal development • Pet

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Socrates blue version2.png Philosophy and thinking   (see in all page types)

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P religion.png Religion and belief systems   (see in all page types)

Main categories: Religion and Belief

Allah • Bible • Buddhas • Deities • Demons • Exorcism • God • Jesus • Mythology • Occult • Prayer • Prophecy • Quran • Religious ethics • Religious law • Ritual • Spirituality • Theology 

Belief systems • Religious faiths, traditions, and movements • Agnosticism • Animism • Atheism • Deism • Determinism • Esotericism • Gnosticism • Humanism • Monism • Monotheism • Mysticism • New Age • Paganism • Pantheism • Polytheism • Shamanism • Skepticism • Spiritualism • Theosophy • Transcendentalism • Unitarianism

Major beliefs of the world  • Agnosticism • Atheism • Ayyavazhi • Bahá'í Faith • Buddhism • Cao Dai • Chinese folk religion • Christianity • Confucianism • Druidry • Falun Gong • Hinduism • Islam • Jainism • Judaism • Mormonism • Neopaganism • Rastafarianism • Satanism • Scientology • Sikhism • Spiritism • Shinto • Taoism • Tenrikyo • Unitarian Universalism • Wicca • Zoroastrianism

Mythology • Mythology by culture • Abrahamic mythology • Buddhist mythology • Christian mythology • Hindu mythology • Islamic mythology • Jewish mythology 

See also: Criticism of religion

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P social sciences.png Society and social sciences   (see in all page types)

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P train.svg Technology and applied sciences   (see in all page types)

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Main categories: Technology and Applied sciences

Agriculture & Agronomy • Architecture • Automation • Biotechnology • Blu-ray • Cartography • Chemical engineering • Communication (Media studies • Telecommunications) • Construction • Design • Digital divide • Earthquake engineering • Electronics • Energy • Ergonomics • Firefighting • Fire prevention • Forensics • Forestry • Industry • Information science • Information technology • Internet • Management • Manufacturing • Marketing • Medicine (Unsolved problems in neuroscience) • Metalworking • Microtechnology • Military science • Mining • Nanotechnology • Nuclear technology • Nutrition • Optics • Plumbing • Robotics • Sound technology • Technology forecasting • Tools

Computing:  Artificial intelligence • Classes of computers • Companies • Computer architecture • Computer model • Computer science • Computer security • Computing and society • Data • Embedded systems • Free software • Human–computer interaction • Information systems • Internet • Mobile Web • Languages • Multimedia • Networks • Industrial Networks • Operating systems • Platforms • Product lifecycle management • Programming • Real-time computing • Software • Software engineering • Unsolved problems in computer science • More...

Electronics:   Avionics • RF & MMIC Design • Circuits • Companies • Connectors • Consumer electronics • Digital electronics • Digital media • Electrical components • Electronic design • Electronics manufacturing • Embedded systems • Integrated circuits • Microwave technology • Molecular electronics • Water technology • Optoelectronics • Quantum electronics • RFID • Radio electronics • Semiconductors • Signal cables • Surveillance • Telecommunications • Terminology • More...

Engineering:  Aerospace engineering • Bioengineering • Chemical engineering • Civil engineering • Electrical engineering • Environmental engineering • Materials science • Mechanical engineering • Nuclear technology • Software engineering • Structural engineering • Systems engineering

Transport:   By country • Automobiles • Aviation • Cycling • Public transport • Rail transport • Road transport • Shipping • Spaceflight • Vehicles • Water transport

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