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India

The National Library of India

Statistics

(The figures were estimated as on 31.03.2009. These are subject to revision after verification.)

Collections

  • 1. Total number of books: 24,65,352
  • 2. Number of books in Indian languages: 6,43,255
  • 3. Number of maps: 88,161
  • 4. Number of manuscripts: 3,227
  • 5. Number of books received under the D.B. Act: 10,66,396
  • 6. Number of current periodical titles (print): 17,530
  • 7. Number of bound periodicals: 1,46,820
  • 8. Number of newspapers (titles): 905
  • 9. Number of bound newspapers: 11,745
  • 10. Number of Indian official documents: 5,05,807
  • 11. Number of microfilms: 6,042
  • 12. Number of microfiche: 97,715
  • 13. Number of Digital Image Material: 9,141

Buildings

  • 14. Total capacity of reading rooms: 814
  • 15. Total shelf space: more than 45 Km.
  • 16. Total area of Belvedere campus: 30 acres
  • 17. Total covered area in the library buildings: 62,825.157 sq.m

Source

APPENDIX

Wikipedia says

  1. Number of books more than 2,270,000
  2. Number of maps more than 86,000
  3. Number of manuscripts more than 3,200
  4. Reading rooms accommodation more than 550
  5. Shelf space more than 45 kilometers
  6. Catalogued items zero

Source

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Library_of_India#Library_statistics

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