Google marks the 300th anniversary of Biblioteca Nacional de España.
1. The Biblioteca Nacional de España (National Library of Spain) is a major public library, the largest in Spain.
2. It is located in Madrid, on the Paseo de Recoletos.
3. The library was founded by King Philip V in 1712 as the Palace Public Library (Biblioteca Pública de Palacio).
26,000,000 items including 15,000,000 books and other printed materials, 30,000 manuscripts, 143,000 newspapers and serials, 4,500,000 graphic materials, 510,000 music scores, etc
115,707 readers in 2007. The web users in the same year were 1,800,935.