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Wikipedia:Vital articles

This is a list of basic subjects for which Wikipedia should have a corresponding high-quality article, and ideally a featured article. It also serves as a centralized watchlist and tracks the status of some of Wikipedia's most essential articles.

Ideally this page should list approximately 1,000 of the most vital Wikipedia articles.

Section Current Number Target Number
People 0 115
History 0 60
Geography 0 94
Arts 0 56
Philosophy and religion 0 77
Everyday life 0 78
Society and social sciences 0 88
Health and medicine 0 48
Science 0 177
Technology 0 122
Mathematics 0 59
Measurement 0 26
Total 0 1000

Count checked: 00:50, 23 August 2008 (UTC)

See also m:List of articles every Wikipedia should have and Wikipedia:Version 1.0 Editorial Team/Core topics

People (115 articles)Edit

ArtistsEdit

  1. Leonardo da Vinci
  2. Michelangelo
  3. Rembrandt
  4. Diego Velázquez
  5. Hokusai
  6. Claude Monet
  7. Vincent van Gogh
  8. Pablo Picasso
  9. Salvador Dalí
  10. Hebe Camargo

AuthorsEdit

  1. Homer
  2. Sophocles
  3. Virgil
  4. Li Bai
  5. Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Balkhi-Rumi
  6. Dante Alighieri
  7. William Shakespeare
  8. Miguel de Cervantes
  9. Molière
  10. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  11. Edgar Allan Poe
  12. Fyodor Dostoevsky
  13. Leo Tolstoy
  14. James Joyce
  15. Franz Kafka
  16. Pablo Neruda

Composers and musiciansEdit

  1. Johann Sebastian Bach
  2. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  3. Ludwig van Beethoven
  4. Frédéric Chopin
  5. Richard Wagner
  6. Arnold Schoenberg
  7. Igor Stravinsky
  8. Elvis Presley
  9. The Beatles

ExplorersEdit

  1. Roald Amundsen
  2. Jacques Cartier
  3. Christopher Columbus
  4. James Cook
  5. Ferdinand Magellan
  6. Marco Polo
  7. Ibn Battuta
  8. Zheng He

Inventors and scientistsEdit

  1. Nicolaus Copernicus
  2. Charles Darwin
  3. Thomas Edison
  4. Albert Einstein
  5. Galileo Galilei
  6. Geber
  7. Carl Linnaeus
  8. Isaac Newton
  9. Nikola Tesla
  10. Sigmund Freud
  11. Niels Bohr
  12. Marie Curie
  13. Dmitri Mendeleev

MathematiciansEdit

  1. Archimedes
  2. Euclid
  3. Leonhard Euler
  4. Carl Friedrich Gauss
  5. Kurt Gödel
  6. David Hilbert
  7. Gottfried Leibniz
  8. Blaise Pascal
  9. Henri Poincaré
  10. Pythagoras
  11. Alan Turing
  12. Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi

Philosophers and social scientistsEdit

  1. Confucius
  2. Socrates
  3. Plato
  4. Aristotle
  5. Nagarjuna
  6. Avicenna
  7. Thomas Aquinas
  8. Ibn Khaldun
  9. René Descartes
  10. John Locke
  11. Immanuel Kant
  12. Karl Marx
  13. Friedrich Nietzsche
  14. Max Weber

Religious figuresEdit

  1. Abraham
  2. Gautama Buddha
  3. Guru Nanak Dev
  4. Jesus
  5. Laozi
  6. Moses
  7. Muhammad
  8. Paul the Apostle
  9. Zoroaster

Politicians and leadersEdit

  1. Hammurabi
  2. Cyrus the Great
  3. Alexander the Great
  4. Qin Shi Huang
  5. Julius Caesar
  6. Cleopatra VII
  7. Augustus
  8. Attila the Hun
  9. Charlemagne
  10. Genghis Khan
  11. Joan of Arc
  12. Suleiman the Magnificent
  13. Elizabeth I
  14. George Washington
  15. Napoleon I of France
  16. Simón Bolívar
  17. Abraham Lincoln
  18. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
  19. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
  20. Vladimir Lenin
  21. Winston Churchill
  22. Joseph Stalin
  23. Adolf Hitler
  24. Mao Zedong
  25. Nelson Mandela

AbalalaEdit

  1. Sembuya Christopher Columbus

Ebyafayo (emiko 60)Edit

Essomo lya kayigansi (emiko 106)Edit

  1. Geogurafiya
  2. Ensi
  3. Ssemazinga
  4. DDungu
  5. Kibira
  6. Glacier
  7. Lusozi
  8. Ssemayanja
  9. Mugga

Bodies of waterEdit

  1. Amazon River
  2. Atlantic Ocean
  3. Black Sea
  4. Caspian Sea
  5. Danube
  6. Great Barrier Reef
  7. Indian Ocean
  8. Mediterranean Sea
  9. Niagara Falls
  10. Omugga Kiyira
  11. Pacific Ocean
  12. Panama Canal
  13. Suez Canal
  14. Ennyanja Nalubaale
  15. Ennyanja Kyoga

CitiesEdit

  1. Athens
  2. Beijing
  3. Berlin
  4. Delhi
  5. Hong Kong
  6. Istanbul
  7. Jerusalem
  8. London
  9. Los Angeles
  10. Mecca
  11. Mexico City
  12. Moosko
  13. New York City
  14. Paris
  15. Rome
  16. São Paulo
  17. Seoul
  18. Tokyo
  19. Kampala

Continents and regionsEdit

  1. Afirika
  2. Antarctica
  3. Arctic
  4. Asia
  5. Bulaaya
  6. Latin America
  7. Middle East
  8. North America
  9. Oceania
  10. South America

CountriesEdit

See also: List of countries and List of countries by population.
  1. Amereka
  2. Argentina
  3. Australia
  4. Austria
  5. Bangladesh
  6. Belgium
  7. Brazil
  8. Bupoolo
  9. Burma
  10. Buturuki
  11. Buyonaani
  12. Canada
  13. People's Republic of China
  14. Colombia
  15. Democratic Republic of the Congo
  16. Denimaaka
  17. Egypt
  18. Ethiopia
  19. Finilandi
  20. France
  21. Girimane
  22. India
  23. Indonesia
  24. Iran
  25. Iraq
  26. Republic of Ireland
  27. Israel
  28. Japan
  29. Kenya
  30. Mexico
  31. Netherlands
  32. Nigeria
  33. Noowe
  34. Pakistan
  35. Philippines
  36. Rwasha
  37. Saudi Arabia
  38. Singapore
  39. South Africa
  40. South Korea
  41. Spain
  42. Swiiden
  43. Switzerland
  44. Republic of China (Taiwan)
  45. Tanzania
  46. Thailand
  47. Yuganda
  48. Yukrein‎
  49. United Kingdom
  50. Vietnam
  51. Yitale

Mountains, valleys and desertsEdit

  1. Alps
  2. Andes
  3. Gobi Desert
  4. Grand Canyon
  5. Himalayas
  6. Mount Everest
  7. Sahara

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Arts and culture (56 articles)Edit

  1. Art
  2. History of art
  3. Aesthetics

Artistic movementsEdit

  1. Gothic
  2. Baroque
  3. Romanticism
  4. Modernism
  5. Postmodernism
  6. Pop culture

LiteratureEdit

  1. Literature
  2. History of literature
  3. Prose
  4. Book
  5. Fiction
  6. Novel
  7. Short story
  8. Poetry
  9. Rhyme
  10. Forms
  11. Epic poetry
  12. Haiku
  13. Sonnet

MusicEdit

  1. Music
  2. History of music
  3. Musical instrument
  4. Singing
  5. Genres
  6. Classical music
  7. Folk music
  8. Hip hop music
  9. Jazz
  10. Pop music
  11. Rock music

Performing artsEdit

  1. Performing arts
  2. Dance
  3. Ballet
  4. Film
  5. Documentary
  6. Opera
  7. Orchestra
  8. Theatre
  9. Comedy
  10. Tragedy

Visual artsEdit

  1. Visual arts
  2. Architecture
  3. Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
  4. Great Wall of China
  5. Comics
  6. Drawing
  7. Painting
  8. Illustration
  9. Portrait
  10. Photography
  11. Sculpture
  12. Pottery
  13. Statue

Philosophy and religion (77 articles)Edit

PhilosophyEdit

  1. Philosophy
  2. Philosophical branches
  3. Ethics
  4. Epistemology
  5. Belief
  6. Knowledge
  7. Truth
  8. Logic
  9. Metaphysics
  10. Existence
  11. Ontology
  12. Free will
  13. Philosophy by region and period
  14. Western philosophy
  15. Greek philosophy
  16. Medieval philosophy
  17. Contemporary philosophy
  18. Eastern philosophy
  19. Chinese philosophy
  20. Indian philosophy
  21. Islamic philosophy
  22. Philosophical movements
  23. Confucianism
  24. Existentialism
  25. Idealism
  26. Hedonism
  27. Humanism
  28. Marxism
  29. Nihilism
  30. Rationalism
  31. Realism
  32. Skepticism

EddiiniEdit

  1. Eddiini
  2. Deity
  3. Katonda
  4. Goddess
  5. Mythology
  6. Mysticism
  7. Soul
  8. Spirituality
  9. Meditation
  10. Essaala
  11. Worship
  12. Yoga
  13. Theistic philosophies
  14. Theism
  15. Agnosticism
  16. Atheism
  17. Deism
  18. Gnosticism
  19. Pantheism

Specific religionsEdit

  1. Bahá'í Faith
  2. Buddhism
  3. Mahayana
  4. Theravada
  5. Vajrayana
  6. Obukristu
  7. Bayibuli (Bibiriya)
  8. Eklezia Katolika ow'e Roma
  9. Kereziya (kkanisa)
  10. Eastern Orthodox Church
  11. Obupotesitante (Obupulotesitante)
  12. Ppaapa
  13. Hinduism
  14. Bhagavad Gita
  15. Krishna
  16. Upanishad
  17. Vedas
  18. Obusiramu
  19. Mosque
  20. Shia Islam
  21. Sunni Islam
  22. Qur'an
  23. Jainism
  24. Judaism
  25. Tanakh
  26. Shinto
  27. Sikhism
  28. Guru Granth Sahib
  29. Taoism
  30. Voodoo
  31. Zoroastrianism

Obulamu obwa bulijjo (emiko 82)Edit

  1. Okwambala
  2. Okufumba
  3. Langi
  4. Langi enzirugavu
  5. Langi enjeru
  6. Emotion
  7. Obusungu
  8. Okutya
  9. Okwagala
  10. Essanyu
  11. Amaka (famire)
  12. Omukulu
  13. Omwana (child)
  14. Omuto (infant)
  15. Obufumbo
  16. Ekikula (gender)
  17. Omusajja
  18. Omukazi
  19. Mind
  20. Consciousness
  21. Ebirowozo (Thoughts)
  22. Otulo
  23. Ebirooto

Eby'okulya ne eby'okunywaEdit

  1. Emmere
  2. Emigaati
  3. Cheese
  4. Ebibala
  5. Ensigo (Grains)
  6. Kasooli
  7. Enyama
  8. Oat
  9. Lumonde
  10. Omukyere
  11. Soya
  12. Enva endiirwa
  13. Engano
  14. Bbiya
  15. Kaawa
  16. Amazzi g'okunywa
  17. Amata
  18. Caayi w'amajaani
  19. Wayini

OlulimiEdit

  1. Olulimi
  2. Walifu
  3. Ennukuta za walifu
  4. Ggulaama
  5. Ekigambo
  6. Okuwandiika
  7. Specific languages
  8. Oluwalabu
  9. Olubengali (Bengali)
  10. Olukyayina
  11. Olungereza
  12. Olufalansa
  13. Olugirimani
  14. Hindi
  15. Olujapaani
  16. Olulattini
  17. Portuguese language
  18. Olupunjabi
  19. Olulasha
  20. Sanskrit
  21. Spanish language
  22. Oluswayiri
  23. Turkish language

Recreation and entertainmentEdit

  1. Recreation
  2. Geemu
  3. Omweso
  4. Kyeesi (Chess)
  5. Draughts
  6. Go
  7. Mancala
  8. Video game
  9. Gambling
  10. Sport
  11. Association football (soccer)
  12. Athletics (track and field)
  13. Ebizanyisibwa by'abaana

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Society and social sciences (88 articles)Edit

  1. Society
  2. Culture

Ebitukwatirako ffenna awamuEdit

  1. Okuwakulamu embuto
  2. Euthanasia
  3. Okwetuga
  4. Okuboolana
  5. Obusosoze mu langi
  6. Sexism
  7. Eby'enjigiriza
  8. Eddembe
  9. Obuddu
  10. Globalization
  11. Amateeka
  12. Capital punishment
  13. Civil rights
  14. Ssemateeka
  15. Omusango
  16. Obwenkanya
  17. Ppoliisi
  18. Eddembe
  19. Olutalo
  20. Pollution
  21. Obwavu
  22. Social movement
  23. Environmentalism
  24. Feminism

Business and economicsEdit

  1. Business
  2. Economics
  3. Good
  4. Service (economics)
  5. Supply and demand
  6. Company
  7. Corporation
  8. Finance
  9. Industry
  10. Eby'obulimi
  11. Manufacturing
  12. Mining
  13. Akatale
  14. Marketing
  15. Ensimbi
  16. Euro
  17. Japanese yen
  18. Pound sterling
  19. Renminbi
  20. Ddoola y'Amerika
  21. Omusolo
  22. Eby'obusubuuzi

MediaEdit

  1. Advertising
  2. Broadcasting
  3. Journalism
  4. Magazine
  5. Mass media
  6. News
  7. Newspaper
  8. Publishing

Eby'obufuzi ne gavumentiEdit

  1. Eby'obufuzi
  2. Gavumenti
  3. Capitalism
  4. Socialism
  5. Civics
  6. Anarchism
  7. Communism
  8. [[Demokulasiya
  9. Obwanaakyemalira
  10. Fascism
  11. Enfuga ey'obwakabaka
  12. Theocracy
  13. Conservatism
  14. Liberalism
  15. Diplomacy
  16. Obufuzi bw'amatwale
  17. Military
  18. [[Obwamwoyogwagwanga

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  1. State
  2. Specific political and governmental institutions
  3. European Union
  4. International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
  5. NATO
  6. Nobel Prize
  7. OPEC
  8. United Nations
  9. World Health Organization
  10. World Trade Organization

Social sciencesEdit

  1. Sayansi ez’entabaganyi (Social sciences)
  2. Essomansolomuntu (Anthropology)
  3. Political science
  4. Essomabirowoozo (Psychology)
  5. Essomantabaganyi (Sociology)

Health and medicine (48 articles)Edit

DiseasesEdit

  1. Ebirwaza(Diseases)
  2. Alzheimer's disease
  3. Cancer
  4. Cholera
  5. Common cold
  6. Diabetes mellitus
  7. Dysentery
  8. Influenza
  9. Malaria
  10. Parkinson's disease
  11. Sexually transmitted disease
  12. AIDS
  13. Syphilis
  14. Smallpox
  15. Tuberculosis

Health and fitnessEdit

  1. Health
  2. Physical fitness
  3. Exercise
  4. Hygiene
  5. Obesity
  6. Stress
  7. Addiction
  8. Drug
  9. Nutrition

MedicineEdit

  1. Medicine
  2. Birth control
  3. Coma
  4. Disability
  5. Autism
  6. Blindness
  7. Hearing impairment
  8. Mental illness
  9. Physical trauma
  10. Aneurysm
  11. Bone fracture
  12. Brain damage
  13. Burn
  14. Cardiac arrest
  15. Frostbite
  16. Bleeding
  17. Inflammation
  18. Respiratory failure
  19. Shock
  20. Stroke
  21. Medication
  22. Antibiotic
  23. Vaccine
  24. Physician

Science (177 articles)Edit

  1. Science
  2. History of science
  3. Nature
  4. Philosophy of science
  5. Scientific method

AstronomyEdit

  1. Essomabwengula (Astronomy)
  2. Asteroid
  3. Asteroid belt
  4. Big Bang
  5. Comet
  6. Eclipse
  7. Galaxy
  8. Milky Way
  9. Natural satellite
  10. Orbit
  11. Outer space
  12. Physical cosmology
  13. Planet
  14. Solar System
  15. Sun
  16. Mercury
  17. Venus
  18. Earth
  19. Moon
  20. Mars
  21. Jupiter
  22. Saturn
  23. Uranus
  24. Neptune
  25. Pluto
  26. Star
  27. Supernova
  28. Universe

BiologyEdit

  1. [Essomabiramu]]/Essomabulamu (Biology)
  2. Life
  3. Abiogenesis
  4. Anatomy
  5. Brain
  6. Gastrointestinal tract
  7. Heart
  8. Immune system
  9. Lung
  10. Skeleton
  11. Reproduction
  12. Pregnancy
  13. Sex
  14. Botany
  15. Cell (biology)
  16. Entababutonde (Ecology)
  17. Ecosystem
  18. Evolution
  19. Natural selection
  20. Genetics
  21. DNA
  22. Gene
  23. Heredity
  24. Organism
  25. Animal
  26. Amphibian
  27. Bird
  28. Dinosaur
  29. Fish
  30. Insect
  31. Mammal
    1. Cattle
    2. Cat
    3. Dog
    4. Horse
    5. Human
  32. Reptile
  33. Archaea
  34. Bacteria
  35. Fungus
  36. Plant
  37. Flower
  38. Tree
  39. Protist
  40. Species
  41. Essomabisolo (Zoology)

ChemistryEdit

  1. Chemistry
  2. Biochemistry
  3. Organic chemistry
  4. Inorganic chemistry
  5. Acid
  6. Alloy
  7. Bronze
  8. Steel
  9. Atom
  10. Base
  11. Catalysis
  12. Chemical bond
  13. Chemical compound
  14. Alcohol
  15. Carbon dioxide
  16. Oil
  17. Salt
  18. Water
  19. Chemical element
  20. Aluminium
  21. Carbon
  22. Copper
  23. Gold
  24. Helium
  25. Hydrogen
  26. Iron
  27. Nitrogen
  28. Oxygen
  29. Silicon
  30. Silver
  31. Sulfur
  32. Uranium
  33. Chemical reaction
  34. Crystal
  35. Electrolysis
  36. Glass
  37. Ion
  38. Metal
  39. Mineral
  40. Molecule
  41. Periodic table

Earth scienceEdit

  1. Earth science
  2. History of Earth
  3. Geology
  4. Avalanche
  5. Crust
  6. Earthquake
  7. Erosion
  8. Geologic fault
  9. Magma
  10. Mantle
  11. Plate tectonics
  12. Volcano
  13. Earth's atmosphere
  14. Climate
  15. Cloud
  16. Flood
  17. Global warming
  18. Meteorology
  19. Rain
  20. Tornado
  21. Tropical cyclone
  22. Weather
  23. Oceanography

PhysicsEdit

  1. Physics
  2. Particle physics
  3. Standard Model
  4. Subatomic particle
  5. Electron
  6. Neutrino
  7. Neutron
  8. Photon
  9. Proton
  10. Classical mechanics
  11. Kinematics
  12. Kinetics
  13. Energy
  14. Kinetic energy
  15. Potential energy
  16. Force
  17. Electromagnetism
  18. Gravitation
  19. Strong interaction
  20. Weak interaction
  21. Heat
  22. Temperature
  23. Ekintagaala (Light)
  24. Electromagnetic radiation
  25. Speed of light
  26. Visible spectrum
  27. Mass
  28. Weight
  29. Matter
  30. Motion
  31. Quantum mechanics
  32. Sound
  33. Space
  34. Thermodynamics
  35. Theory of relativity
  36. Time

Technology (121 articles)Edit

  1. Essomakitondekabikole/Tekinologiya (Technology)
  2. History of technology
  3. Engineering
  4. Artificial intelligence
  5. Biotechnology
  6. Genetic engineering
  7. Nuclear technology
  8. Tool

EnergyEdit

  1. Electricity
  2. Geothermal power
  3. Hydropower
  4. Nuclear power
  5. Petroleum
  6. Solar energy
  7. Wind power

ElectronicsEdit

  1. Electronics
  2. Battery
  3. Capacitor
  4. Diode
  5. Incandescent light bulb
  6. Integrated circuit
  7. Semiconductor
  8. Transistor

Mechanical and structural engineeringEdit

  1. Mechanical engineering
  2. Engine
  3. Electric motor
  4. Internal combustion engine
  5. Jet engine
  6. Steam engine
  7. Inclined plane
  8. Lever
  9. Pulley
  10. Robot
  11. Wheel
  12. Arch
  13. Bridge
  14. Canal
  15. Dam
  16. Dome
  17. House
  18. Pyramid
  19. Tower

TransportationEdit

  1. Transport
  2. Vehicle
  3. Aircraft
  4. Automobile
  5. Bicycle
  6. Elevator
  7. Helicopter
  8. Motorcycle
  9. Train

Information technologyEdit

  1. Information technology
  2. Abacus
  3. Calculator
  4. Computer
  5. Cryptography

OpticalEdit

  1. Camera
  2. Glasses
  3. Laser
  4. Lens
  5. Microscope
  6. Prism
  7. Telescope

Media and communicationEdit

  1. Telecommunication
  2. E-mail
  3. Internet
  4. Microphone
  5. Mobile phone
  6. Printing press
  7. Printing
  8. Radio
  9. Telephone
  10. Television
  11. Typewriter
  12. Video
  13. World Wide Web

Navigation and timekeepingEdit

  1. Calendar
  2. Clock
  3. Compass
  4. Global Positioning System
  5. Gyroscope
  6. Pendulum
  7. Radar
  8. Sonar
  9. Sundial

WeaponsEdit

  1. Weapon
  2. Artillery
  3. Bow
  4. Firearm
  5. Handgun
  6. Knife
  7. Machine gun
  8. Nuclear weapon
  9. Rifle
  10. Sword
  11. Submarine
  12. Tank

Material and chemicalEdit

  1. Candle
  2. Fire
  3. Explosive material
  4. Dynamite
  5. Gasoline
  6. Gunpowder
  7. Metallurgy
  8. Plastic
  9. Rubber

Food and healthEdit

  1. Electrocardiogram
  2. Magnetic resonance imaging
  3. Pasteurization
  4. Refrigerator
  5. Stove
  6. X-ray

SpaceEdit

  1. Hubble Space Telescope
  2. International Space Station
  3. Moon landing
  4. Rocket
  5. Satellite
  6. Space Shuttle
  7. Space station

Mathematics (59 articles)Edit

  1. Mathematics
  2. Constant
  3. Pi
  4. e
  5. Number
  6. Complex number
  7. Integer
  8. Natural number
  9. Number theory
  10. Prime number
  11. Rational number
  12. Real number
  13. Arithmetic
  14. Addition
  15. Subtraction
  16. Multiplication
  17. Division
  18. Fraction
  19. Percentage
  20. Exponentiation
  21. Square root
  22. Combinatorics
  23. Digit
  24. Equation
  25. Function
  26. Logarithm
  27. Variable
  28. Algebra
  29. Linear algebra
  30. Matrix

  1. Mathematical analysis
  2. Calculus
  3. Differential equation
  4. Infinity
  5. Limit
  6. Probability
  7. Statistics
  8. Chaos theory
  9. Game theory
  10. Geometry
  11. Angle
  12. Area
  13. Coordinates
  14. Dimension
  15. Line
  16. Plane
  17. Point
  18. Shape
  19. Circle
  20. Cube
  21. Sphere
  22. Square
  23. Triangle
  24. Volume
  25. Mathematical proof
  26. Series
  27. Set
  28. Topology
  29. Trigonometry

Measurement (26 articles)Edit

  1. Measurement
  2. Metric system
  3. International System of Units
  4. Imperial unit
  5. Time
  6. Second
  7. Day
  8. Year
  9. Length
  10. Foot
  11. Kilometer
  12. Metre
  13. Mile
  14. Angle
  15. Degree
  16. Radian

  1. Volume
  2. Litre
  3. Mass
  4. Weight
  5. Kilogram
  6. Pound
  7. Ton
  8. Temperature
  9. Celsius
  10. Fahrenheit
  11. Force
  12. Newton
  13. Power
  14. Watt
  15. Electromagnetism
  16. Ampere
  17. Volt
  18. Ohm

See alsoEdit