10. National Library of China


National Library of China grafika

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  • location: Beijing, China
  • coordinates: 39°56′45,14″N 116°19′20,50″E
  • total amount of collected materials: 37,700,000
  • number of books: 9,400,000
  • number of people visiting the library per year: 5,200,000

9. Bibliothèque nationale de France


Bibliothèque nationale de France grafika

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  • location: Paris, France
  • coordinates: 48°50′01″N 2°22′33″E
  • total amount of collected materials: 40,000,000
  • number of books: 15,000,000
  • number of people visiting the library per year: 1,300,000

8. National Diet Library


National Diet Library grafika

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  • location: Tokyo, Japan
  • coordinates: 35°40′42″N 139°44′39″E
  • total amount of collected materials: 41,900,000
  • number of books: 9,000,000
  • number of people visiting the library per year: 654,000

7. Royal Library, Denmark


Royal Library, Denmark grafika

  • location: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • coordinates: 55°40′25.77″N 12°34′55.95″E
  • total amount of collected materials: 42,500,000
  • number of books: 6,000,000
  • number of people visiting the library per year: 1,450,000

6. Russian State Library


Russian State Library grafika

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  • location: Moscow, Russia
  • coordinates: 59°56′01″N 30°20′08″E
  • total amount of collected materials: 47,000,000
  • number of books: 15,000,000
  • number of people visiting the library per year: 964,000

5. Shanghai Library


Shanghai Library grafika

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  • location: Shanghai, China
  • coordinates: 31°12′33″N 121°26′24″E
  • total amount of collected materials: 50,000,000
  • number of books: 13,200,000
  • number of people visiting the library per year: ???

4. Library and Archives Canada


Library and Archives Canada grafika

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  • location: Ottawa, Canada
  • coordinates: 45°25′11,0″N 75°42′28,5″W
  • total amount of collected materials: 54,000,000
  • number of books: 20,000,000
  • number of people visiting the library per year: ???

3. New York Public Library


New York Public Library grafika

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  • location: Fifth Avenue & 42nd Street
    New York, NY 10018, New York, United States
  • coordinates: 40°45′09,72″N 73°58′54,48″W
  • total amount of collected materials: 55,000,000
  • number of books: 20,000,000
  • number of people visiting the library per year: 18,000,000

2. Library of Congress


Library of Congress grafika

  • location: 101, Independence Ave, Washington, United States
  • coordinates: 38°53′16″N 77°00′14″W
  • total amount of collected materials: 170,000,000
  • number of books: 38,600,000
  • number of people visiting the library per year: 1,900,000

1. British Library


British Library grafika

  • location: London, UK
  • coordinates: 51°31′46″N 0°07′37″W
  • total amount of collected materials: 200,000,000
  • number of books: 13,950,000
  • number of people visiting the library per year: 1,750,000