National Library of Armenia

National Library of Armenia
Հայաստանի Ազգային Գրադարան

The main entrance to the building
Type National Library
Established 1832 (1832)
Location Yerevan, Armenia
Size 6.6M items
Access and use
Access requirements passport and two photos
Population served 900 per day
Other information
Director Tigran Zargaryan

The National Library of Armenia (Armenian:  Հայաստանի Ազգային Գրադարան (Hayastani Azgayin Gradaran)) is a national public library in Yerevan, Armenia. It was founded in 1832 as part of the state gymnasium-school of Yerevan. It is the official cultural deposit for the entire republic.

The current building of the library dating back to 1939, is on Teryan street of Kentron district. It was designed by architect Alexander Tamanyan to house around seven million books. Between 1925 and 1990, the library was named after Aleksandr Myasnikyan.

Currently, the library is home to a collection of 6.6 million books.[1]

Oldest units

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Coordinates: 40°11′24″N 44°31′24″E / 40.19000°N 44.52333°E / 40.19000; 44.52333

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