Palafoxiana Library

Local nameBiblioteca Palafoxiana
LocationPuebla, Mexico

The Biblioteca Palafoxiana is a library in Puebla, Mexico. Founded in 1646, it was the first public library in colonial Mexico, and is sometimes considered the first in the Americas. It has more than 41,000 books and manuscripts, ranging from the 15th to the 20th century. In 2005, it was listed on UNESCO's Memory of the World Register.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biblioteca_Palafoxiana

More information http://www.unesco.org/new/en/communication-and-information/flagship-project-activities/memory-of-the-world/register/full-list-of-registered-heritage/registered-heritage-page-1/biblioteca-palafoxiana/

Email biblioteca.palafoxiana@puebla.gob.mx

Phone +52 222 246 3186

Coordinates 19°2'32.78" N -98°11'56.103" E

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