Libraries statistics

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Statistics on Latvian libraries collected, published and analysed by the Library Development Centre of the National Library of Latvia. Statistical information is published in the Culture map portal.

Latvian libraries in 2014

On the base of the statistical data entered into the Digital cultural map of Latvia in the end of 2014 there were 1 750 libraries in Latvia:

  • 1 national library (National Library of Latvia);
  • 1 important non-specialized library (Academic Library of the University of Latvia);
  • 50 libraries of higher education institutions;
  • 35 special libraries;
  • 811 public libraries;
  • 852 libraries of education institutions.


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