Many people are fond of getting books all over the world. Although in today's age people have started giving more attention to mobile and computer, but despite this, there are many people who like books more. Do you know where the world's largest library is located. More than 16 crore books and other documents are kept in that library, in which maps and photographs around the world are also stored.
This library is in Washington, USA, which is known as 'Library of Congress'. It is about 219 years old. It was established on April 24, 1800. There are 470 languages books, which are kept on shelves about 1349 km long. You will be surprised to know that more than 3000 people work in this library. The London-based 'British Library' is considered the second largest library in the world, where about 150 million books and other ancient and new documents are present. The library was established as an independent institution on 1 July 1973, under the British Library Act 1972.
Talking about the third largest library in the world, it is the 'New York Public Library' of America. It is the second largest library in America. Books and other documents exist here around 5 crore 30 lakhs. It was established in the year 1895 and in fourth place in the world's largest library is Canada's 'Library and Archive', more than 450 million books and other documents are kept here. Talking about books only, then their number here is about two crore. The library is located in Ottawa, which was established in the year 2004.