National Library of Turkey

National Library of Turkey

National Library of Turkey
Millî Kütüphane
Type National Library
Established April 15, 1946
Location Ankara,  Turkey
Size 2.945.009

Millî Kütüphane is the National Library of Turkey, located in Ankara. It was founded on April 15, 1946. Milli Kütüphane has one of the richest collections in Turkey. The collection consists of 2.945.009 items, which can be categorized as follows[1]:

Number of Books Number of Books in the Old Orthography Number of Periodicals Number of Non-textual Materials Number of Manuscripts
1.216.255 56.242 1.438.502 206.698 27.312

The current building of the library was completed in 1982. Since August 5, 1983, the library continues to serve its users in a closed area of 39000 square meters.

The library is member of the Conference of European National Librarians (CENL).

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