2011 through Washington Post graphics

From a gunman's rampage in Arizona to the last U.S. soldier leaving Iraq, The Post's coverage of the year's biggest news events included some of our richest visual storytelling. Comment below on your favorites! For a look at some of our other favorites, click here.

JANUARY: Giffords shootinggiffords FEBRUARY: Census resultscensus MARCH: Earthquake in Japanjapan
APRIL: Royal weddingwedding MAY: Osama Bin Laden killedosama bin laden JUNE: Campaign trailcandidates
JULY: Debt crisisdebt crisis AUGUST: Shaken in D.C.candidates SEPTEMBER: Tax debatetax
OCTOBER: Gaddafi killedgaddafi NOVEMBER: Europe in crisiseurope DECEMBER: U.S. leaves Iraqiraq

GRAPHIC: The Information Graphics Department - The Washington Post. Published Dec. 22, 2011