The Egyptian National Library and Archives (Arabic: Dar el-Kotob‎) in Cairo is the largest library in Egypt. The second largest are the libraries of Al-Azhar University and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (New Library of Alexandria.

The National Library, founded in 1870, the oldest government library, houses several million volumes on a wide range of topics. It is one of the largest in the world with thousands of ancient collections. It also contains a vast variety of Arabic-language and other Eastern manuscripts. The main library is a seven-story building in Ramlet Boulaq, a district of Cairo. The Egyptian National Archives are contained in an annex beside the building.

The website is [1] and the Wikipedia page is [2].

See also Egyptian National Agricultural Library

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