National Library of Korea
|Established||October 15, 1945|
|Location||Banpo-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul, South Korea|
|Legal deposit||Library Act, art. 20|
|Access and use|
|Circulation||library does not publicly circulate|
|Population served||all citizen (age over 16)|
|Director||Suh Hye Ran, Chief Executive|
The National Library of Korea is located in Seoul, South Korea and was established in 1945. It houses over 10 million volumes, including over 1,134,000 foreign books and some of the National Treasures of South Korea.
It was relocated within Seoul, from Sogong-dong, Jung-gu to Namsan-dong in 1974, and again to the present location at Banpo-dong, Seocho-gu, in 1988. It was transferred from the Ministry of Education to the Ministry of Culture in 1991.
Public transport connection
Exterior of National Library of Korea
The library is served by Seoul Subway Lines 3, 7 and 9 which all connect at Express Bus terminal Station.
Coordinates: 37°29′51.14″N 127°0′11.74″E / 37.4975389°N 127.0032611°E