National Library of India

national library located in Kolkata

The National Library of India is the national library of India. It is in Kolkata.

National Library of India
National Library, Calcutta 2007.jpg
National Library
TypeNational library
Established1836; 187 years ago (1836) (as Calcutta Public Library)
30 January 1903; 120 years ago (1903-01-30) (as Imperial Library)
1 February 1953 (70 years ago) (1953-02-01) (as National Library of India)
LocationBelvedere Estate, Kolkata, West Bengal
Coordinates22°32′00″N 88°20′00″E / 22.533206°N 88.333318°E / 22.533206; 88.333318Coordinates: 22°32′00″N 88°20′00″E / 22.533206°N 88.333318°E / 22.533206; 88.333318
Other information
Directorshravan kumar[1]


  1. "Administration of the National Library".

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