National Library of Kosovo

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Biblioteka Kombëtare e Kosovës "Pjetër Bogdani"
Bibloteka Kombëtare e Kosovës.jpg
View from the Bulevardi Nënë Tereza

founding 1944
Duration about 2 million units
Library type Scientific library , state library
place Pristina
management Sali Bashota

The National Library of Kosovo "Pjetër Bogdani" ( Albanian  Biblioteka Kombëtare e Kosovës "Pjetër Bogdani" , acronym : BKK ) is the largest library of Kosovo . It is located in the capital Pristina and is named after the Albanian Catholic author Pjetër Bogdani . The BKK houses a large collection of historical and cultural works that deal with Kosovo and its people. The library is an important location for Albanology .

The national library was founded in 1944 and was initially located in Prizren, southern Kosovo . It was not until 1982 that she moved into today's building in the city center right next to the University of Prishtina , which is architecturally unique in Kosovo, but also in all of Southeast Europe . The building complex has 99 domes and is clad with steel elements. It was designed by the Yugoslav architect Andrija Mutnjaković (* 1929). The building was from 2018 to 2019 at the exhibition Toward a Concrete Utopia of the Museum of Modern Art honored.

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Commons : National Library of Kosovo  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Coordinates: 42 ° 39 ′ 27 "  N , 21 ° 9 ′ 44.2"  E