National Library, Kolkata

Belvedere Road, Block A, Alipore, Block A, Alipore, Kolkata, West Bengal 700027, India
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The National Library in Kolkata is the largest library in India by volume. It was inaugurated in 1953 by Indian scholar and independence activist, Abul Kalam Azad. The National Library has been honored as a repository library by the United Nations. The library houses 2, 270,000 books, 86,000 maps and 3,200 manuscripts. © Wikimedia Commons/ Biswarup Ganguly

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