National Library of the Czech Republic

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National Library
of the Czech Republic
Clementinum library.jpg
Baroque library hall in the National Library of the Czech Republic
CountryCzech Republic
TypeNational library
Established1777 (243 years ago) (1777)
LocationClementinum, Prague
Coordinates50°5′14.62″N 14°25′2.58″E / 50.0873944°N 14.4173833°E / 50.0873944; 14.4173833Coordinates: 50°5′14.62″N 14°25′2.58″E / 50.0873944°N 14.4173833°E / 50.0873944; 14.4173833
Size7,358,308 total items[1]
21,271 manuscripts[1]
c. 4,200 incunabula[2]
Other information
DirectorMartin Kocanda

The National Library of the Czech Republic (Czech: Národní knihovna České republiky) is the central library of the Czech Republic. The main part of the library is in the Clementinum building of Prague.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Výroční zpráva Národní knihovny České republiky 2018 (PDF) (in Czech). 2019. ISBN 978-80-7050-711-7. ISSN 1804-8625. Retrieved 30 October 2019.
  2. "Incunabula". National Library of the Czech Republic. Retrieved 29 June 2014.
  3. "Need for new library intensifies". The Prague Post. 28 May 2008. Archived from the original on 9 May 2014. Retrieved 8 May 2014.