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Coordinates: 31°12′32″N 29°54′33″E / 31.20889°N 29.90917°E / 31.20889; 29.90917

Library of Alexandria
The library and the planetarium at night

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina (Arabic: مكتبة الإسكندريةMaktabat al-Iskandarīyah) is a large library in Alexandria, Egypt. The library was opened in 1995.

It is a major library and cultural center on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea in the Egyptian city of Alexandria. It is a commemoration of the ancient Library of Alexandria.

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