M.F. Axundov adina Azerbaycan Milli Kitabxana / National Library of Azerbaijan

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Prof. Dr. Kerim Tahirov


Mikayil Huseynov

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The Mirza Fatali Akhundov National Library of Azerbaijan is a central state library of Azerbaijan, located in Baku and founded in 1922. It is named after Mirza Fatali Akhundov, an Azerbaijani dramatist and philosopher. The library overlooks the Khagani Street, Rəşid Behbudov Avenue and the Nizami Street. Its facades feature the statues of various writers and poets: Nizami Ganjavi, Mahsati, Uzeyir Hajibeyov, Shota Rustaveli, Alexander Pushkin and several others.

A vast, eight-stage repository occupies the four floors of the building and is equipped with special elevators, which deliver the books to the outlets.

The library includes 26 departments and 41 sections. The fund of the library covers approximately 4,604,133 publishing materials.

The number of visiting readers of the library is 165,048 and have 1 million virtual readers.

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