Public and National Library of Greenland

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Public and National Library of Greenland
Nunatta Atuagaateqarfia
Nunatta-Atuagaateqarfia-national-library-of-greenland.jpg
Nunatta Atuagaateqarfia building in the Nuuk Centrum
General information
Town or city Nuuk
Country Greenland
Coordinates 64°10′32″N 51°44′21″W / 64.17556°N 51.73917°W / 64.17556; -51.73917Coordinates: 64°10′32″N 51°44′21″W / 64.17556°N 51.73917°W / 64.17556; -51.73917

The Public and National Library of Greenland (Greenlandic: Nunatta Atuagaateqarfia) is the public and national library of Greenland,[1] located in Nuuk, the capital of Greenland. It is the largest reference library in the country, devoted to the preservation of national cultural heritage and history.[2]

Collections[edit]

The library holdings are split between the public library in the town centrum, and Ilimmarfik, the campus of the University of Greenland, located in the Nuussuaq district of Nuuk, where the Groenlandica collection of historical material related to Greenland is held.[2] As of 1 January 2008, there are 83,324 items in the library database at Ilimmarfik.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official website
  2. ^ a b "About Us". Groenlandica, Greenlandic National Library. Retrieved 9 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "Collections". Groenlandica, Greenlandic National Library. Retrieved 9 July 2010.