Tehran International Book Fair

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Main Hall for General books on the premises of the Iranian capital's Mosalla Site

Tehran International Book Fair (Persian: نمایشگاه بین‌المللی کتاب تهران‎) is an annual international book fair held in Tehran, Iran. Held in a 120,000 square meter venue at Tehran's Grand Prayer Grounds, the event also provides an opportunity for publishers to discuss future cooperation.[1] The fair also features special sections, including the House of Literati that honors prominent Iranian cultural figures from a variety of disciplines.[2]

23rd edition, 2010[edit]

In this book fair 2000 publishers (1,100 local and 980 international) from 80 countries took part from 5 to 15 May 2010, including publishing companies from Turkey, Azerbaijan, China, Spain, France, Greece, the US, South Korea, Malaysia, Iraq, and Russia.[3][4][5][6]

25th edition, 2012[edit]

The 25th edition of the fair runs from 2 to 12 May 2012 with 2,451 local and 1,620 foreign publishers presenting their latest works. The fair has an estimated 4-5 million visitors over 10 days, making it the world's largest trade/consumer show in any category.[7]

The exhibitors have put on show an estimated 200,000 books of which 170,000 are foreign titles.[3]

27th edition, 2014[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "No Operation". Presstv.com. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  2. ^ "No Operation". Presstv.com. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  3. ^ a b "No Operation". Presstv.ir. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  4. ^ "Over 980 foreign publishers to participate in Tehran book fair". tehran times. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  5. ^ "Turkey to promote 1400 books 23rd Tehran Int'l Book Fair | General". World Bulletin. 2010-05-01. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  6. ^ "APA - Azerbaijan to participate in 23rd international book fair in Iran". En.apa.az. 2010-04-23. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  7. ^ "About TIBF". TIBF. Retrieved 2012-05-02. 

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